Plan your visit to the zoo
Opening times, prices, travel guides and other useful info to help you plan your visit
Our Safari Zoo Animals
South Lakes Safari Zoo is home to over 1,000 of the rarest and most endangered animals in unique natural environments which enable you to get as close as physically possible to experience the amazing creatures with which we share our planet. Wander amongst kangaroos, wallabies, and emus. Be amazed as free-flying macaws soar overhead. Participate in animal feeding experiences or be a zookeeper for a day.
Zoo Admission Prices
4th November to 31st January 2020
On the Door: Adults £16.50, children £12.25
Save 50% Online: ENTRY ONLY Adults £8.25, children £6.13
ALL INCLUSIVE*: Adults £13.20 Children £11.08
*includes hand feed giraffes, hand feed lemurs and a bag of animal food
Zoo Opening times
April to October 2019
10:00AM to 5.00PM 7 days a week
November 2019 to March 2020
10:30AM to 4.00PM 7 days a week
Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day
For full directions and travel details use our Plan your visit page
This event runs from Saturday December 7, 2019 on various dates. Please click for full details.
Traditional Tukey and Tinsel;
a Magical Safari with Santa and friends this Christmas at Safari Zoo!
As the nights get shorter, the air gets frostier, stars sparkle brightly and if you listen really carefully you may just hear the distant jingle of Reindeer Bells……Read More
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Zookeeper For a Day & Feeding Experiences
Hand feed Giraffes, Kangaroos, Lemurs and Penguins. Have a close-up encounter with your favourite animal or even be a Zookeeper for a day! If you’re brave enough you can hand feed our big cats. Daily and weekly summer camp experiences for 7 to 13 year olds and junior keeper experiences give kids a chance to become Little Keepers to some of the world’s rarest and wildest animals. Our experiences and animal adoption packs make great gifts for animal lovers of all ages.