Share your #ORANGSELFIE and you could win big!

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Since it’s opening last summer, Orangutan Outlook has been giving visitors a unique opportunity to come face to face with our four Bornean Orangutans – If you’re lucky enough to capture the moment you met one of these great apes in a photo, we’d love to see it!

Share your photos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and include #OrangSelfie, and you’ll be entered into a prize draw to win a family ticket to Blackpool Zoo, an Orangutan adoption package, an Orangutan cuddly toy and the chance to meet and chat to our Orangutan keepers!

How to enter

  • First, follow @BlackpoolZoo on Twitter or Instagram or like us on Facebook
  • To enter on Instagram – Tag @BlackpoolZoo and #OrangSelfie
  • To enter on Twitter – Tag @BlackpoolZoo and #OrangSelfie
  • To enter on Facebook – Post to our page and #OrangSelfie
  • Alternatively, email your photos to to enter

Competition Rules

  • You may enter as many times as you wish.
  • Photos must have been taken at Blackpool Zoo since the opening of Orangutan Outlook (in August 2014), and must include both the entrant and one of our Orangutans.
  • The closing date for entries is June 12th at midnight.
  • All entries will be collated and a winner selected entirely at random after the closing date.
  • The winner will be announced on our website and social media channels no later than June 19th.
  • By entering the competition you give permission for your name and photo(s) (and those of anyone else featured in the photo) to be used by Blackpool Zoo for promotional purposes.
  • We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions or withdraw the competition at any time.
  • There is no age limit to entering this competition, however please be aware children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the zoo.



Blackpool Zoo is currently closed!

The government has announced that the outdoor areas of zoos will be allowed to reopen no earlier than Monday 12th April.  Until then we remain closed.

As always please be assured that our dedicated keeper team will continue to provide the best care for our animals during the closure.

If you’ve booked tickets for any day during this closure, you can exchange them for another date. Please send your booking details to

We’ll keep you informed through our website and social media channels.

We really look forward to welcoming you back to Blackpool Zoo when we are allowed to reopen.

Stay safe everyone.