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Meet over 720 different species of animal at ZSL London Zoo - a haven of nature in the heart of the city!
Immerse yourself in the magic of the animal kingdom and forget about the world outside, located in the north-east corner of Regent’s Park.
With fabulous interactive experiences and opportunities to get closer to the animals, the Zoo actively ‘brings down the bars’ for both kids and adults to discover more about wildlife, both at the zoo and out in the wild.
Get ready for London Zoo’s biggest and most breath-taking experience ever!
London Zoo welcomes a pride of endangered Asiatic lions to their enormous new habitat! Enter the crumbling ruin of an amphitheatre-style Lion Temple and see these majestic big cats roaming just metres away through an awe-inspiring ‘windowless view’ of their enclosure.
Land of the Lions will help to support ZSL’s international conversation efforts to protect Asiatic Lions.
Children love animals – that’s just a fact!
Animal Adventures lets kids immerse themselves in the sights, sounds, smells and experiences of life in the animal kingdom, as well as inspiring the next generation to care about our wildlife.
There are free events going on all day long, where you can get even closer to the animals, talk to their keepers and even join in feeding time!
See the Free Daily Events tab for more details.
Whatever the weather there’s loads to do at ZSL London Zoo! If the heavens have opened, you can find shelter in the many indoor exhibits and enclosures, like the Aquarium with its amazing coral reef, London’s only living rainforest (It's warm in there too!) and loads more.
Important: London Zoo will close at 5pm on the following dates: 1 June, 8 June, 15 June, 22 June, 29 June, 6 July, 13 July and 20 July 2018.
Saturday 21st July - Sunday 2nd September 2018 - (included in the cost of tickets)
KAPOW! School’s not out for summer this year, as ZSL London Zoo invites everyone to enrol in superhero training this July, at ZSL’s Superhero Academy - a new adventure for the whole family to enjoy.
As part of ZSL’s 2018 Superhero Takeover, from Saturday 21 July to Sunday 2 September, kids will be able to dust off their capes and train in animal strength, night vision, agility and speed at ZSL’s special centre for superheroes.
Once inside, junior recruits will learn how to harness the superpowers of the world’s most incredible wildlife in four special training areas:
WHAM! After collecting their mission pack and mask, kids will step into their first class to learn all-important night vision skills from the nocturnal owl - using special goggles to spot potential food in its woodland home.
WHOOSH! Next, kids can unlock the power of super speed, racing against the world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah, before mastering the leafcutter ant’s super strength in time to lift a three-tonne taxi safely out of the way.
ZOOM! Finally, students can climb their way to completion like the incredible gecko, mastering their toughest skill yet – defying gravity to crawl across the bedroom ceiling.
After completing their Superhero Academy training, young heroes can have their very own graduation photo taken – just in the nick of time!
Because new recruits will then need to use all their new superskills to help ZSL’s very own superhero Captain Z tackle The Maze – a tricky series of obstacles and challenges made by his archnemesis Plastico: a fiendish villain trying to overwhelm the environment with plastic pollution.
Once junior superheroes have finished saving the day they can spend their downtime exploring the Zoo, discovering even more about the 19,000 super-animals who call it home.
Superhero Academy is part of ZSL’s 2018 Superhero Takeover, a year-long celebration of incredible wildlife and the ZSL superheroes working to protect animals around the world.
Superhero Academy at ZSL London Zoo runs from Saturday 21 July to Sunday 2 September. A great value day out, this super experience is included in Zoo entry price... BOOM!
During the Zoo’s summer evening event period, the Zoo will close one hour earlier for day visitors at 5PM to allow preparation of the event, which starts at 6PM. The final entry on these dates will be 4PM. Zoo Nights is a separately ticketed event which is not included within our ticket options.
Regent's Park, Outer Circle, London NW1 4RY
Please take your e-ticket to the London Zoo ticket office to collect your entrance tickets
There’s so much to see and do at London Zoo! These are just some of their free daily events, feeds and demonstrations:
All day, every day
Meet the black-capped squirrel monkeys in their 1500m² enclosure, designed to recreate their natural habitat in the Bolivian rainforests.
Kids and adults can discover their inner monkey in a specially-designed 'play area' which highlights some of the tools and movements our monkeys use to navigate their environment.
This walk-through is open to the skies, with no boundaries between you and the animals – so you’ll feel like you’re on a real safari in the centre of London!
Every day at 11:30am & 1.30pm
There are plenty of penguins to see at England’s biggest penguin pool! Make sure you get here for feeding times to see these lovable characters at their best as they feed, dive, jump and swim in their spacious new home.
Every day at 12pm & 3pm
Get closer than ever to one of nature’s most awesome predators - the critically endangered Sumatran tiger – in their new £3.6milllion enclosure
Every day at 11:15am
Come nose to beak with beautiful exotic birds in all shapes, sizes and colours on a walk through the tropical bird house! You’ll also be able to ask your guide anything you want to know about the birds.
Every day at 3pm
Learn all about the Zoo’s tallest residents while they tuck into an afternoon snack! The giraffes can be found in the “Into Africa” exhibit along with zebras, okapi, warthogs and African hunting dogs.
Every day at 2pm in the "root zone" of Animal Adventure - the interactive children's zoo.
Aardvarks and porcupines just love to dig! Watch these underground adventurers close-up as they enjoy their lunch, and find out more about the curious creatures from their keepers.
London Zoo is within walking distance of Camden Town and Regent's Park stations
Arriving by bike is easy! There is a bike shed for public use in the car park opposite the main entrance.