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
Admission February 2020 onwards
Children 3-15 years £13.99
Under 3’s free of charge
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 March 21, 2020 on various dates. Please click for full details.
Mother’s Day Special; A truly Mom-mentous occasion at Safari Zoo
ACT NOW: ONLY 10 pairs of tickets are available at this special price!
We think all mums are just pawesome, and we aren’t “lion”! Spend some “koalaty” time with the whole family this Mother’s Day weekend to say a big THANK YOU to your Mother figure here at Safari Zoo.
Purchase a special combined Mother’s Day ticket today for £49 which includes admission for 2 people, plus a big cat hand feed AND feeding wristband for giraffes and lemurs for both of you!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.