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ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
01582 872 171
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Dunstable
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure... more » Owner description: Enjoy and epic day out at the UK’s biggest ZooSet in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure on an altogether different scale…See the elephants on their daily walk around the Zoo, view the majestic rhino in their huge paddock, meet our lion pride, spot the cheetahs as they speed by and don’t forget to look up our lofty giraffes too! « less
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We visited on a surprisingly warm day in September with a load of Beaver Scouts, and worried that they'd get bored quite easily. We couldn't have been more wrong. If you check the programme at the start you can plan your day around the many events they have organised throughout the day. The sea lion show is a must see... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Although going off peak may have had a knock on the overall experience - the zoo is spacious, and being able to drive round is a plus (didn't mind paying the £20 as i hope it goes to a good cause!) Extremely friendly, helpful and polite staff who are seemingly always present and willing to help you make the most... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Stayed overnight at Lookout Lodge and what a fantastic experience even in the torrential rain and mist that lasted the whole time. This was a birthday present from my husband and he thought it was expensive before we went, however having stayed there he really enjoyed it. Despite the weather we saw a lot of animals and had the opportunity... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was bought for us as a wedding present. Excellent evening and informative tour. The staff were brilliant and saw much more than we had expected. Would highly recommend. Many thanks!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

At the weekend just gone I visited Whipsnade for the Lookout Lodge experience. It was absolutely amazing. At £199pp, I was worried about the price a little bit as it was for my boyfriend's birthday. However, I received alot of communication before my visit, checking if I had any food requirements etc which was good. When we arrived we was... More

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

An amazing place that we as a family simply can't get enough of. Having purchased a ZSL membership we can come and go as we please, whether it's for an hour or the whole day, and more often than not it's the whole day! You only have to read the comments about the Zoo to realise what a well maintained... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The zoo is a really good day out. If you intend to go more than once in the year worth looking at the annual passes, which also give you 10% off at the restaurants. The Zoo is spread out so plenty of walking but you can take your car in or use the free bus that goes around the zoo

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had a fantastic day at Whipsnade zoo. Saw the new babies including Sam the elephant born on September 16th. So cute! This is a very large site. There is a bus that takes you round. There is also a little train. This is chargeable. Food on site was good. It costs £20 extra to take the car in and drive... More

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Thank you so much for your review of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Im glad you had an enjoyable day and hope you be able to visit us again in the future. We appreciate your support. More

Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

just to say firstly if you book on line you will save a few pounds rather than at the gate. family day out 2 adults 2 children was £74.00 at gate with free parking you can actually pay extra and take your car round if it is a nice day I do recommend you walk as in the car you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Got tickets for the zoo with Tesco exchange vouchers so saved loads thankfully or would of cost us a lot more, it is a little pricey!! Great variety of animals to see on lots of open space, elephants, wolves, hippos and loads more so be prepared to walk quite a bit, although you can pay extra to drive around it... More

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