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03/01/2019

There’s another exciting year in the pipeline here at Blackpool Zoo as management reflect on an incredible 2018, which included highs such as the grand opening of its largest ever single investment, some very special new arrivals and record visitor numbers!

02/10/2018

Five penguins have migrated west from Europe in time for winter! The female Magellanic penguins travelled from Germany and Italy to their new home here at Blackpool Zoo in an epic 24-hour journey.

14/09/2018

Zoo keepers and academics are heralding the birth of the UK’s only current female Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra foal in what has been described as a miracle for the vulnerable species.

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Blackpool Zoo is Open!

As part of Step 2 of the national roadmap out of lockdown we are allowed to open once again.  

However, we will not be allowed to open most indoor areas: the indoor eating area of the cafe is closed, as are the indoor viewing area of animal houses including elephants, big cats, giraffes, small primates, gorillas and orangutans. These animals all have access to their outdoor enclosures, however they may take themselves inside during inclement weather.  Lemur Wood and Rainbow Landings remain closed.

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 really look forward to welcoming you back to Blackpool Zoo.