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Blackpool Zoo, Blackpool - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8PP, United Kingdom

Phone: +44-1253830830

Ticket Price: 16 EUR

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Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details

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Wildlife Sanctuary , Zoo, Play Ground, Educational Site, Family And Kids, Exhibition

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Quick facts: 32 acres, 1500 animals, and lot of up close and personal activities.

Primary Exhibits of the Zoo Include:

  • The Elephant and the Reptile House – pachyderms, caymans, anacondas, piranhas, rattlesnakes and poison dart frogs
  • Gorilla mountain – 5 big apes
  • Lemur Wood – ring-tailed, red-ruffed and red-fronted
  • Active Oceans – sea lions and penguins
  • Big Cats – African Lions and Siberian tigers
  • Amazonia – South American dwellers
  • Wold Ridge – just three wolves from Iberia
  • Wallaby Walkout – wallabies and kangaroos
  • Children’s Farm – up close and personal with donkeys, pigs, geese, rabbits, cows, llamas, chickens, ferrets, guinea pigs, pygmy goats, reindeer and Ouessant sheep.
  • Dinosaur Safari - hirty life-size, fiberglass statues of extinct animals

There other animals too, such as red pandas, meerkats, Bactrian camels, Oriental small-clawed otters, South American tapirs, aardvarks, mountain zebras, red river hogs, cottontop tamarins, Bornean orangutans, great grey owls, barn owls, Von der Decken's hornbill, rainbow lorikeets, ostriches, Eastern white pelicans, Egyptian tortoises, Nile monitors, royal pythons, White's tree frogs and giant African land snails.

Some of the activities arranged by the zoo let you work as a keeper for a day, clean out the big cat pens, adopt an animal for a year, feed a lemur, train your own bird or sealion, or just have a meet and greet with some of the animals.

Children’s activities provided at the zoo:

  • Mini train ride from the Blackpool Zoo that take you through a safari.
  • Orang-u-tangle play area
  • Mini golf
  • Inflatables – have the kids bounce their energy away.

Blackpool Zoo Information

  • Tickets are cheaper of booked in advance online.
  • Ticket Prices and hours change day to day. Check with zoo website for the particular day of your visit.
  • Not allowed: Bikes, rollerblades, scooters and footballs
  • Dogs not allowed.
  • Check website timings for feed times.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the reception. The zoo is fully wheelchair accessible.
  • There are toilets for the disabled.
  • Talking tours can be booked for blind visitors one week prior to visit.
  • There are kennels to keep you dogs in.

Blackpool Zoo Ticket Prices

  • Seniors : £13.99, Student : £13.99, Child (aged 3-15 years) : £11.50
  • Disabled : GBP 9.25, Carer of Disabled : GBP 9.25, Disabled Child : GBP 7.75
  • Car parking available at £2.50 per car per day. Carry exact change.

Blackpool Zoo Opening and Closing Hours

  • Closes at 05:45 pm (Last week March – Last Week August).

How To reach Blackpool Zoo by Public Transport

  • Bus 16 and 20 stop Blackpool Zoo.
  • Bus 2, 5, 74, 76, 84 stop Victoria Hospital (10 minutes walk).

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  • This is a great zoo with lots of well looked after animals that all have plenty of space to move around in unlike some zoo's. The zoo is spread over a large area and seems well maintained overall. They are in the midst of building a new Elephant house near to the entrance so the day we visited there was only one elephant in the current enclosure but other than that there was plenty to see and do. Prices of food, drinks etc seemed reasonable too and there is plenty of access for disabled people around the zoo. There are plenty of toilets on site around the grounds and a reasonably priced car park too. Buses also go directly to the zoo from Blackpool. All in all a recommended family day out.

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  • This is one of my favourite places to visit. The enclosures are clean and well kept. The staff are friendly and know plenty about the animals they care for. The animals look pretty content. A lot of the money raised goes straight back into conservation. It isn't as money grabbing as other zoos. It's a top day out!

  • Fantastic day out for all the family. We hit on a really nice day in late October and the place wasn't overly busy. Buy your tickets online and get a discount also worth including meals at a cheaper rate. Talks and shows were good. Friendly staff.

  • We really enjoyed visiting here. Wide range of animals. They have walk in enclosures, a barn where you can see farm animals and dinosaur land. We also loved the giant tortoise, you don't see them that often so it was nice. They have several options for food and drink. Indoor and outdoor play areas.

  • Nice day out with the kids, lots to see and do! The dinosaur trail is nice. Lots of opportunity to take part in extra activities but they weren’t always open which was a shame as it was half term too! Nice day out though

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