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Address: Regent's Park | Outer Circle, London NW1 4RY, England
Phone Number:
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining...

Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining and delighting visitors since it opened to the public in 1847. With over 720 animal species, exciting and innovative new exhibits and heritage-listed building almost as famous as their inhabitants it's a great day out.See animals in a different light at Rainforest Life; get breathtakingly close to our colony of lowland gorillas and don’t miss the action in the amphitheatre!

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A good day out for anyone

Some say we shouldn't have zoos anymore but I think things are so strict now that there aren't as many species as there were many years ago. The zoo is huge so there is plenty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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grimsby
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

highly disappointed, Zoo looks drab and dreary its in the capitol it should look a lot better, would not rush back, Pleased we had 2-1 tickets with national rail , would have been more annoyed if we had paid full price, Our 2-1 tickets said a price but cashier said prices had gone up for summer!!! summer not even spring... More 

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1 Thank lindysue60
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo itself is slightly dated - exhibitions haven't changed much over the years. That said, the children enjoyed themselves, especially the butterflies. The staff on site were friendly and always answered the children's questions readily. The reason for not giving it more stars, was the price. Very expensive family day out. However, it's one of those places where you... More 

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Morganton, NC
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband took part in Trainer for a Day program at the zoo and absolutely was blown away. Nick, the trainer, was knowledgeable and personable. My husband learned about the diets for the animals, fed different ones, and thoroughly enjoyed his full day being a " trainer".

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your email, we are delighted to hear you had a great experience at ZSL London Zoo. Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity. ZSL runs ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, carries out scientific research in the Institute of Zoology and is actively involved in field conservation... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The animals are too cute! The yellow monkeys were adorable and I can't get over the lil bugs! Would come again x

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are delighted you had a great day out at ZSL London Zoo. Thank you once again for your feedback and I do hope you will choose to visit us again at ZSL London Zoo and continue to enjoy and contribute to our extensive conservation work More 

Uk
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139 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of the exhibits were empty. Very few birds on display due to Avian flu fears. Everything very shabby and needs a good coat of paint! Disappointing as it cost over £60 to get in! No Elephant or Cheetah. Website didn't give any details of parking (my wife is disabled so knowing there was a car park close by would... More 

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Thank JandB40
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to ZSL London Zoo. I am sorry that you were disappointed in your visit and, I will try to address each of the points that you raised. With regards to our admission prices, we do closely monitor these and feel that they are comparable to other similar days out, both in London... More 

Berkshire
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66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the summer of 2016 my wife, daughter (16 months at the time) and I visited London Zoo. To start this review off I should say our daughter really enjoyed the animal enclosures that were smaller and therefore its inhabitants far easier to see. Even at her young age she has really taken to animals of all kinds but where... More 

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to ZSL London Zoo we are delighted to hear you were thoroughly impressed and had a great day out. Founded in 1826, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is an international scientific, conservation and educational charity. ZSL runs ZSL London and ZSL Whipsnade Zoos, carries out scientific research in the Institute of... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Some say we shouldn't have zoos anymore but I think things are so strict now that there aren't as many species as there were many years ago. The zoo is huge so there is plenty of room for the animals to run around in. There is something for everyone and they all look in great condition so are obviously well... More 

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Thank Netty061
Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to ZSL London Zoo we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. With regards to Elephants, they have not been present at ZSL London Zoo for many years now and they can be found at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo which is 600 acres of countryside in Bedfordshire. As we strive to uphold... More 

West Malling, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to ZSL London Zoo in recent years, and it is still a great place to visit with a wide selection of animals. The new exhibit for the lions is very good. Being situated in Regents Park, it is nice to walk through the park after the visit. It is however a pricey day out (we... More 

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback regarding your visit to ZSL London Zoo we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. With regards to our admission prices, we do closely monitor these and feel that they are comparable to other similar days out, both in London and to other British zoos. Our admissions revenue is spent on improving the exhibits... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great value for money. You need 4 hours in here to see every thing, and that was on a very un-busy day. Lots of variety of animals.

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your email, we are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day at ZSL London Zoo, your feedback is important to us. Thank you for supporting ZSL which helps us to continue our vital work, protecting endangered species, and conserving natural habitats. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from visiting the zoo and it is lovely, penguin beach was the thing I wanted to see the most and it didn't disappoint at all, loads of penguins swimming around and doing the funny things they do. The gorilla enclosure is also good, loads of things to do and interaction from the staff is too notch, would... More 

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your email, we are delighted to hear you had an enjoyable day at ZSL London Zoo, your feedback is important to us. Thank you for supporting ZSL which helps us to continue our vital work, protecting endangered specis, and conserving natural habitats. More 

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