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Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
Phone Number: +44 1582 872171
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of...
Enjoy an epic day out at the UK's largest Zoo. Set in 600 acres of panoramic scenery and rolling Chiltern Hills, and with over 2,741 unique animals and 193 different species ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is a group adventure you will never forget! 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!
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Loved our Lookout Lodge experience

Bought this overnight experience for a gift for our ten year old and travelled down from the Highlands - it was well worth it. We spent a total of 26 hours at the zoo and didn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Bought this overnight experience for a gift for our ten year old and travelled down from the Highlands - it was well worth it. We spent a total of 26 hours at the zoo and didn't see everything. The staff were so friendly and knowledgable. The lodges were compact but comfortable, the food was good and the torchlight walk was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Absolutely fantastic, you get very close to the animals and have fantastic experiences and chats with staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We are members at Whipsnade and visit a couple of times a month. As we have been members for three years we were invited to be Fellows. This is a slightly more expensive annual cost but it allows us both to take an adult guest in for free. We can also take our car in without cost What's interesting visiting... More 

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Luton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

My wife & I visited the zoo overnight at the Lookout Lodge Pods. What an experience, we saw lively and energetic animals (lions, wolves, bears, rhinos etc.) up close; either by the fences or the glass. The staff were wonderful, very knowledgeable and friendly. The food ( Dinner & Breakfast) was superb, as was the choice of wine & drinks.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went with a friend, both early twenties and really enjoyed it. Lots of baby animals to see and at £22.50 for a student and £25 for an adult ticket, reasonably priced. The train around part of the park is not included in this price and seemed very steep at £4 per adult, would recommend taking some extra money with you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

My partner and I consider ourselves to be 'zoo coniseours' and this was by far one of THE best in the country. The enclosures really are amazing and you feel like you are actually watching some animals in the wild as opposed to at a zoo (esp the bear!) If I was to give any advice it would be to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

had a amazing time visited while weather was beautiful. everybody had a great time from adults to kids.a we took lunch with us had a picnic there is plenty of space about to eat. cars are allowed in or can be parked outside which was a bonus

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Very good for small children👶🏼 Bring a picnic cafés are average☕️ Lots of animals to look at!!! They also have a reptile place and a soft play area for kids😄

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Just stayed in a lookout lodge with my husband and 2 sons aged 9 and 12. We had a great time, the tour guides and overnight warden were all friendly and gave us informative talks about all the animals we went to see. There was plenty of food available at breakfast and for the evening meal and my 9 year... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

A great place to take the children,lots of parking and the kids get to run off their energy while seeing the animals,also its good to know and see that the animals here are well looked after.

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