Bristol Zoo Prices, Membership & Opening Times – Updated

Bristol Zoo Prices: Tickets & Membership

Bristol Zoo is a zoo in the city of Bristol in South West England, the perfect fresh-air destination, set within 12 acres of award-winning gardens. Discover over 300 incredible animal species from around the globe, including many endangered species on the planet!

As per en.wikipedia.org, over 478,126  people visit the zoo every year.

The zoo has a variety of tours available to keep your little monkeys happy.

Buy Bristol Zoo tickets online from £12.00. Pre-booking is essential.

Bristol Zoo Prices, Hours & Dates are subject to change.

So, today, I will share the latest Bristol Zoo Ticket Prices, Bristol Zoo Membership, Bristol Zoo Opening Tims, Bristol  Zoo Map, Bristol Zoo Exhibits, and other useful details. 

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Prices for Bristol Zoo Tickets

Bristol Zoo Prices range substantially based on your preferences.

Below are the latest Bristol Zoo Prices for tickets and admission 

Ticket Prices Ticket price with donations  Ticket price without donation
Adult   £18.70   £17.00
Child (2 – 14 years inclusive)   £13.20   £12.00
Child (under 2)  Free (Advance booking still essential)   Free (Advance booking still essential)
Carer   Free (Advance booking still essential)   Free (Advance booking still essential)

Please book your tickets online and in advance of your visit.

Bristol Zoo Ticket Classifications

  • An adult is classed as aged 15 and over.
  • A child is classed as aged 2 – 14 years inclusive. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children aged under 2 years are free of charge (Advance booking is still essential). All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Disabled adults or children can bring one carer with them free of charge when they pay the full adult/child price (Advance booking is still essential).
  • Evidence of eligibility will be requested, which may include a Blue Badge, a statement of special educational needs from LEA or NHS, or a letter from a medical professional on NHS-headed paper.

Bristol Zoo Tickets – Tips

  • Please book your tickets online and in advance of your visit.
  • A limited number of tickets are available at timeslots each day.
  • Please select your ticket type below, taking care to select the correct option.
  • Your timed ticket is your arrival time, but you are free to stay on-site all day.
  • Bristol Zoo closes at 5.30 pm, animal houses close at 5:00 pm, last entry timeslot is 3:30-4:00 pm.

Bristol Zoo Membership Prices

Bristol Zoo has two types of memberships – an annual membership and a dual attractions membership.

Here’s what a membership will cost you –

Type Bristol Zoo Gardens annual membership Dual attraction annual membership 
Adult £55.64 £61.01
Joint adult (2 adults at the same address) £102.44 £111.06
Family (max 5 people, 3 adults) £179.09 £206.12
Child (age 2 -14*) £34.32 £38.61
Child under 2** Free Free
Carer (for disabled members) Free Free
Childminder membership £265.88 £268.44

A strictly limited number of tickets are available each day to ensure that everyone has the space to enjoy the Zoo safely.

Unfortunately, if you do not have a timed ticket when you arrive, you will be respectfully turned away.

If your child is 1 year old upon the expiry date of your membership, their membership will be free of charge when you come to renew.

If your child turns 2 years of age before your current membership expiry date, then they will need to be paid for when you renew.

Bristol Zoo Membership Benefits

Bristol Zoo Membership gives you the freedom to visit the Zoo as many times as you like. To find out more about becoming a Zoo, Dual, or Life Member – click here.

Become a dual attraction member and enjoy Bristol Zoo Gardens and our sister attraction Wild Place Project.

As a dual attraction member, you get all of the great Zoo stuff and these additional Wild Place Project goodies:

  • Unlimited access (during normal opening hours) to Wild Place Project.
  • Discounted entry all year round for friends and family to Wild Place Project.
  • Discounts on selected Wild Place Project events and Leap of Faith.
  • 10% discount in the Wild Place Project gift shop.
  • Discounted birthday parties at Wild Place Project (if the birthday child is a member).

Terms & Conditions

  • Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Child Memberships (2-16 years) can only be purchased in conjunction with an Adult Membership.
  • Concession Memberships include senior citizens and NUS cardholders.
  • Bristol Zoo is closed on Christmas Day.
  • Fast Track Entry is available during peak times, advised on the day by Guest Services.

Buy online today

Click here to buy annual or dual attraction membership online today or call our membership team on 0117 428 5416 or email us at mreception@bristolzoo.org.uk.

About Bristol Zoo

Bristol Zoo is a zoo in the city of Bristol in South West England, the perfect fresh-air destination, set within 12 acres of award-winning gardens. Discover over 300 incredible animal species from around the globe, including many endangered species on the planet!

As per en.wikipedia.org, over 478,126  people visit the zoo every year.

The zoo has a variety of tours available to keep your little monkeys happy.

Marvel at adorable kids, including two cheeky western lowland gorillas, a sleepy sloth, and a tiny mouse deer, among many others! Discover wondrous creatures in Bug World, the Aquarium, Meerkat House, Bat Walkthrough, Reptile House, and Seal and Penguin Coasts.

Kids can run wild in the adventure playground, and big and little adventurers alike can climb, clamber and swing through the air on the thrilling aerial ropes course.

Bristol Zoo Map – Updated

We recommend bringing a Bristol Zoo Map with you so that you can view all of its exhibits, animals, and attraction.

Bristol Zoo Map

Bristol Zoo Jobs & Career

There are all sorts of jobs at the zoo, from keepers to caterers At Bristol Zoo. Visit the official website and find all current job vacancies and information on work experience.

Bristol Zoo Parking

If you do decide to travel by car, Bristol Zoo has two car parks at the Zoo. However, parking is very limited and we cannot guarantee you a space.

There is a £5.00 charge for visitors and a £3.00 charge for Members.

Please note, that Bristol Zoo operates a cash-free site and payment must be made by credit or debit card.

Bristol Zoo Opening Times – Updated

Bristol Zoo is open from 10 am – 5.30 pm every day (except Christmas Day). Please note: our animal houses close at 5:00 pm, last entry timeslot is 3.30 -4 pm. Below are the updated opening and closing times at the zoo –

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How do I contact Bristol Zoo?

Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA.

Information line: 0117 428 5300

Email receptionist@bristolzoo.org.uk

If you would like to give feedback or have a suggestion please contact the guest services team by emailing guestservices@bristolzoo.org.uk or calling 0117 428 5300.

Bristol Zoo Contact Number

Events

Tel: 0117 428 5300

Conferences and Weddings
Tel: 0117 923 8332 
Email: eventsravenues@ravenues.co.uk

Membership
Tel: 0117 428 5416
Email: mreception@bristolzoo.org.uk

Education sessions
Tel: 0117 428 5300
Email: edubookings@bristolzoo.org.uk

Group visits (without education sessions)
Tel: 0117 428 5300
Email: groups@bristolzoo.org.uk

Animal Experiences, Keeper for the Day & Animal Adoptions
Tel: 0117 428 5300 / 417 / 419
Email: bookingsteam@bristolzoo.org.uk

Whistleblowing
Contact: Angela Mather, Director of Finance & Corporate Services
Tel: 0117 4285305 
Email: companysecretary@bristolzoo.org.uk

Safeguarding
Contact: Claire Murphy, Head of HR
Email: safeguarding@bristolzoo.org.uk
Address: Bristol Zoo Gardens, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 3HA

Raffle prize requests
To request Bristol Zoo tickets to be donated for raffles, please click here.

Corporate opportunities & fundraising
Tel: 0117 428 5313
Email: development@bristolzoo.org.uk

Bristol Zoo Tickets FAQ

Does Bristol Zoo have free parking?

Yes, there is free parking on evenings, weekends and Bank holidays (please check the parking meters).

Can I get an NHS discount at Bristol Zoo?

Yes, Using a health worker discount code is slightly different from the other discount codes on nhsDiscounts.org.uk.

If it’s a specific voucher for NHS or keyworker staff, you will be taken to the relevant website such as Blue Light Card, and then asked to log in.

How long do you need to spend at Bristol Zoo?

It’s a relatively small zoo, so you could do everything in 4-5 hours if you’re short on time or have kids who bound through each area fairly quickly!

Where will Bristol Zoo relocate to?

The zoo has been in Clifton since 1836 but the charity plans to close in late 2022 and move to its Wild Place Project site, near junction 17 of the M5 in South Gloucestershire, to reopen in early 2024.

Conclusion

Enjoy a safe day out at Bristol Zoo and help to save the zoo from extinction. Discover over 300 incredible animal species from around the globe, including many endangered species on the planet!

Get up close and personal with some of your favorite animals in an animal encounter, experience, or tour! It’s also a great chance to meet our knowledgeable keepers and ask those need-to-know questions! Limited availability – get in touch with us today to book.

Buy Bristol Zoo tickets online from £13.20. Pre-booking is essential. For bookings & more details, visit the official website.