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When our keepers introduced the healthy treat of popcorn into the diet of the apes and elephants it soon became apparent that it would take a lot of work to keep up with their mammoth appetites! 


We are delighted to be welcoming BBC Radio Lancashire’s Stephen Lowe MICFor MAPM to Blackpool Zoo on Friday 12th November at 3pm, when he will talk about his life and passions – from the great outdoors to broadcasting across the airwaves of our glorious county.


Back by popular demand, we are inviting intrepid investigators to our super spookfest this October. Once again, we will transform into the 1940s aerodrome that we once were, and we’ll be challenging our visitors to unravel the MYSTERY OF THE MISSING PILOT.


We are delighted to welcome the first two red panda cubs for more than a decade. With only 10,000 red pandas left in the wild, these cubs are cause for extra celebration.


Covid-19 Visitor Information

From Tuesday 30th November 2021, Face Coverings are mandatory in indoor areas of the zoo (unless exempt), including the entrance hall, shop, indoor viewing areas of animal exhibits and toilet blocks.  They are not mandatory, but are recommended in the cafe and coffee shop

Lemur Wood remains closed for the time being and daily animal talks and displays are still suspended but we have created a series of podcasts for visitors to listen to as they make their way around the zoo.

A full list of restrictions and measures in place can be found here.  Please ensure you read them before you book your tickets as they are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

We look forward to welcoming you to Blackpool Zoo.