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Address: Whipsnade, Dunstable LU6 2LF, England
Phone Number: 443442251826
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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I was lucky to receive vouchers as a Christmas gift to go and see the butterfly house at Whipsnade zoo. I was so excited as I love butterflies. Before we went we had a slow walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was lucky to receive vouchers as a Christmas gift to go and see the butterfly house at Whipsnade zoo. I was so excited as I love butterflies. Before we went we had a slow walk around the zoo. The zoo keepers really look after the animals well. Loved the beautiful flamingoes and the tigers and cheeters. There was a... More 

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Thank Susan B
Tywyn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Whipsnade Zoo several times a year and there's always something different to see. This year's big attraction is a display of life size dinosaurs . . . fabulous!!

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Thank Lesley W
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Helpful staff and facilities make for an excellent adventure for all. It can be an expensive day out, but pleased that the cost is well invested by the zoo to show, breed and study rare animals. Worth the trip.

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Thank HavilandH
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a day of discovery for all of the family. Whipsnade Zoo was much bigger than we anticipated and we did a lot of walking to see as many enclosures as possible. The weather was nice when we went and we really enjoyed seeing all of the many animals in what seemed like an environment created with their needs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day for everyone of all ages. Lots of new things to see. Dont have young children but if I did then this would be an excellent day out for them too.

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Thank Sarah M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a nice zoo, but at 23 pounds for adult entry (more if you do gift aid) it is expensive and didn't feel like value for money. The zoo is big (although I would guess it is only a mile or so to the far end). The various talks and feeding of the animals was very interesting and informative... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been too many zoos and thought Chester set the benchmark until now. There's two ways to look at it though: 1- regarding the animals. More space than any zoo to roam around. Absolutely brilliantly set up. 2- regarding visiting the animals. Due to the amount of space it's sometimes difficult to see the animals. We didn't see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I haven't been to Whipsnade for a while but still find it one of the best zoo I have been to. its is expensive but I would still go again but next time I would take the car in even though it would cost the same as another person would also take a picnic, there are many place you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pleasant walks through the site between all the enclosures however provided maps are not too accurate and the signage could do with revamping. Parts of the site are looking tired and in need of some maintenance work just to spruce it up whilst other parts are top class facilities. Butterfly house is a great place for young children to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been going here since I was a child and I still love it now. We went there for the special children's day with my 3 year old and also visited a few weeks ago. There is so much to do and see. Defiantly an amazing day out. The steam train is lovely too altho this should be included in... More 

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