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Bristol Zoo Gardens
Guthrie Road

Tel: 0117 428 5300

Discover over 400 species of exotic and endangered animals from across the globe at Bristol Zoo Gardens, all set within award-winning gardens spanning over 12 acres.

Journey into an amazing animal kingdom and get closer than ever before with spectacular immersive experiences. Marvel at a gorilla family strolling overhead in our glass-floored gorilla house. Journey underwater to watch seals and penguins zoom around you. Go nocturnal in Twilight World, pop up among our cheeky meerkat mob, or walk through the leafy home of the lemurs.
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Want to know more? Keen animal lovers can also gain a fascinating insight with daily talks, feeds and encounters.

Kids are free to run wild at our adventure playground and water play-area Splash, or enjoy face-painting* and crafts galore in the Activity Centre from 11am to 4.30pm every day. Big and little adventurers alike can also climb, clamber and swing through the air in our thrilling aerial ropes course ZooRopia (check website for opening, charges and restrictions).*
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*Additional charges apply

For unlimited fun all year round, buy annual membership and visit as many times as you like! Want to try before you buy? Upgrade to membership on the day you visit us, or within seven days, and we’ll refund the cost of your entrance fee (just hold on to your receipt, see our website for T&Cs).
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Animal and Keeper Experiences
Ever wanted to have a go at being Keeper for a Day? Or fancied feeding penguins? We offer a range of thrilling behind-the-scenes experiences perfect for animal lovers, including spine-tingling encounters with some of your favourite species. Book early at

Essential visitor information
Book online a day or more in advance and save up to 10% at
Open daily from 9am to 5.30pm in peak season, closing at 5.00pm off-peak.
Closed Christmas Day.
Last entrance to animal houses is half an hour before closing.
Last entrance to the Zoo is an hour before closing.
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