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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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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Me and my boyfriend spent the night doing the lookout lodge experience trip and it was amazing! We done a lot more than the agenda listed which was great! We had free entry to the park on day 1 and the weather wasn't great so we arrived at approx 2.30pm and drove around for a few hours and had a... More

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Studham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

What a fab place to wear out thengrandchildren. We took our 10 year L&D grandson and he was worn out, but we had a great day and he loved the lions and Bears, could not believe how close we were to those bears. We will certainly be back and soon....

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

If you cant go on a trip into the wilds of Northern Europe or Asia or Africa, this is the next best thing. They had a lovely huge brown bear, moose, cheetahs and lions you could view UP CLOSE, just for starters. We were able to see elephants getting bathed and their feet cleaned up close as well as seeing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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103 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
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

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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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