Local Residents Admission Offer!
- Round up the pack for hands-on fun and learning at Safari Zoo this Half Term.
Hand feed Big Cats, Giraffes & more (Charges apply)
Find out about vital conservation efforts taking place at the zoo.
Residents of Barrow Borough Council can save 50% on Standard Admission
A Barrow Borough Council Council Tax Bill must be provided at the point of admission if using local resident discount tickets.
Admissions Terms & Conditions
All advance ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Proof of eligibility must be provided at the admission point for all local resident advance ticket sales. Tickets are not sent out in advance, to redeem your ticket please show your PayPal receipt to our admissions team. Alternatively our admissions team will be able to trace your purchase using the email address you have used at checkout. Admission for children under 3 years is free of charge, animal feedings for under 3’s can be bought during your visit. Admission purchased under the 50% off local residents deal is for admission only and excludes any special offers and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Daily Talk & Feeding Schedule
SEE THE ZOO…
THE WAY THE KEEPERS DO…
Join one of our experienced and knowledgeable animal carers for educational and hands-on glimpse of the zoo, and find out more about the invaluable conservation work taking place right here in Cumbria.
WALK WITH THE ANIMALS…
TALK WITH THE ANIMALS…
11:00 – Discovery Tour Join our keeper as they head around the World Wide Safari meeting Kangaroos, Wallabies, Emus & more
11:30 – Lunch with Lemurs: £5 per person
12.45 Onwards – Hand feed one of the resident big cats!
14:00 – Big Cat Talk & Feed
14.30 Feed Up Tour ; Help our Keepers feed out to Otters, Tapirs and Maned Wolves
15.00 – Humboldt Penguin Hand Feeding £5 pp
15.45 Meet the resident Giraffe tower and hand feed £5pp
ANIMAL EXPERIENCES, IDEAL FOR GIFTS AND DAYS OUT
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.
Omnivores & Herbivores
Red Panda Experience
Come meet everyone’s favourite Red Pandas, Tink and Pan, face to face in this interactive meet, greet and feed session! The experience includes entry to the park for the day, an introductory briefing & talk with our experienced and knowledgeable Red Panda Keeper. You will accompany the keeper into the Red Panda enclosure to meet the Red Pandas with an opportunity to hand feed!
The ideal group size for the experience is 2, we can accommodate family groups of 4 or larger groups in split sessions – please call us on 01229 466086 if your group size is not available online. You can book the Red Panda experience for yourself or as a gift, those booking as a gift can opt to receive a Red Panda Experience gift pack which includes an experience gift certificate, Red Panda Keyring or Magnet and Red Panda Cuddly for an additional £20.
Come Hang with Stanley
Join our Sloth Keeper and prepare to meet Stanley face to face in his new cozy home in our Tropical House. Visit the animal kitchen and help to prepare Stan’s favourite, vet approved snacks, chat to Stan’s human friend to learn all about his likes, dislikes and funky habits. You may even get the opportunity to hand feed Stan.
Participants must be aged 7 years or more and children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Experiences are limited to one per day with a maximum group size of 4.
Plan your visit to the zoo
Opening times, prices, travel guides and other useful info to help you plan your visit