London Zoo

July 1st, 2017 / / No Comments »

A Guide To London Zoo

Set within Regents Park ZSL London Zoo has undertaken a major transformation over the past few years and now hosts a range of interactive activities that will amuse adults & children alike.  There are plenty of ways to pick cheap tickets to London Zoo that can be found within our guide below plus a wealth of top tips to help you gain the most from your visit.

1. London Zoo; Combi Ticket Offers

Look out for great Combination Tickets available through 365tickets that offers discounted entry to London Zoo plus a range of other top London Attractions. Combine a trip to the zoo with the London Eye, Tower of London or Madame Tussauds for those planning a few days in London.

More information available at London Zoo – 365Tickets.


child greeting penguin at London Zoo

Meet the penguins at London Zoo, (photo; Phil Loach)


2. London Zoo; Attractiontix Offers

London Zoo often partners with Attractiontix to offer online savings on flexible tickets to London Zoo. Worth taking a look at current deals & discounts plus options to upgrade to take advantage of a Fast Track Ticket to bypass the queues.

More information available at London Zoo – Attractiontix Offers.

3. London Zoo; Online Savings

For those that can Book Online at ZSL London Zoo you can pick up savings off standard gate ticket prices.  For double deals families can pick up further discounts of up to 10% when purchasing at least 1 adult & 3 children/2 adults & 2 children tickets, (discounts will be automatically added to you basket).  Also look out for discounts for seniors, students & disabled visitors.

More information available at ZSL London Zoo Tickets.

4. London Zoo; The London Pass, (including fast track entry)

London Zoo is included within the sightseeing pass that offers entry to another 60+ London attractions including the Tower of London & Westminster Abbey.  The great advantage with the London Pass is that it can offer significant discounts during any visit to London plus it comes with FAST TRACK entry into London Zoo!

5. London Zoo; Group Discounts

Club together with friend or family to take advantage of group ticket discounts of up to 25% off standard price tickets.  You don’t need to be in the Brownies or the Scouts to take advantage of these group offers – just be in a position to purchase all you tickets together in one transaction.  You can pick up a 15% discount at the gate or a 25% discount if you book online in advance.

More information available at Book ZSL London Zoo Group Tickets.

6. London Zoo; Loyalty Clubcard Vouchers

Redeem clubcard vouchers towards your entrance charges at London Zoo with options to pay in full or top up with cash should you prefer.  This can offers value for money for regular Tesco shoppers but remember to redeem voucher in advance of your visit.   Whilst you cannot use clubcard tokens against ZSL membership, any topped up cash can subsequently be refunded for those opt to upgrade.

Find more cheap ticket options below or follow our Guide to London Zoo; Top Tips & Hints if you are planning a visit to get the most from your day out.


Tigers at London Zoo

Tiger Enclosure at London Zoo, (photo; Phil Loach)


7. London Zoo & Voluntary Donations

Worth noting that whether you book online or pay on the gate, there are options to add a small donation to your entry fee for conservation work.  Should you prefer, simply omit to add the donation to your basket, (or at the gate if you are purchasing tickets on the day). Whilst this donation does go towards vital conservation work, ultimately the choice is yours to make.

More details available at ZSL London Zoo Tickets.

8. London Zoo; Blue Peter Badgeholder

Valid Blue Peter Badgeholders can pick up FREE entry to London Zoo when accompanied by a full paying adult.  Children age 6-15 years that present a valid badge & badge winner’s card can gain free entry & cannot be used in conjunction with any other concessionary entrance offer.

More information Blue Peter Badgeholders.


London Zoo Penguin Feeding Time


Top Tips for London Zoo; Fast Track Entrance

For those looking to bypass the queues that quickly build at the main entrance during busy times, it can be worth upgrading to Fast Track Entrance that offers a separate entrance straight into the zoo. This entrance is available up to 2pm each day and brings you into the zoo by the penguin enclosure.

More details available at ZSL London Zoo Tickets + Fast Track Entrance.

Top Tips for London Zoo; Take The Waterbus

Arrive By Waterbus; did you know you could arrive or depart by waterbus for a chance to combine a visit to London Zoo with a trip along the canal?  With options to travel to either Camden Lock or Little Venice this offers you a novel way to explore London in style.

More details available at ZSL London Zoo – Waterbus.

Top Tips for London Zoo; Pack A Picnic

Picnics are welcome at London Zoo and offers an easy way to make some savings on a day out.  We found plenty of picnic spots available throughout the setting and there are now on-site lockers available to hire for an additional cost.

More information available at London Zoo – Picnics.


waterboat to London Zoo

London Zoo Canal Boat Trip, (photo; Phil Loach)


Top Tips for London Zoo; Plan Your Day

There are plenty of daily events running at London Zoo that can enhance your visit including the popular Penguin Beach Live and feeding time with the Otters.  Worth planning ahead to see what is running during your visit to get the most from your day.

More information London Zoo – Daily Events.

Top Tips for London Zoo; ZSL Membership

Membership offers 12 months entry to London & Whipsnade Zoo that includes free parking perks too.  If you purchase membership by direct debit, you can also secure a 20% discount off standard prices.

More information available at ZSL London Zoo.

More Ideas For London

Budget Views of London; visit the FREE sky garden, climb the Monument or complimentary use of a roof terrace.

Explore the River Thames; take the commuter boat, try a cable car or even a foot tunnel under the River Thames.

London Eye Deals; cheap tickets options, 2 for 1 vouchers or even a free ticket ballot.


Monkeys at London Zoo

London Zoo, (photo; Phil Loach)


By Liz Walsh





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