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Address: East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP, England
Phone Number:
+44 1253 830830
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education...

Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education for all ages. Situated only 2 miles inland the Promenade, the park is easily accessible from the M55 motorway. Over 1000 animals, birds and reptiles reside in a scenic 32 acre park amidst mature trees, lakes and spacious lawns where the kids can burn off their excess energy. All your favourites are here including big cats, elephants, giraffes, sealions, gorillas, orangutans, camels, zebras and many, many more. Opened in 2014, the new Orangutan Outlook allows visitors to get up close and personal with these charismatic apes. Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10 am, the park's closing times vary seasonally.

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Excellent Family Trip for a Full Day Out

Having looked at info on the website we knew roughly what to expect - some renovations but still a brilliant day out, and we weren't disappointed! Arriving just before 12, we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Lauren L
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Consett, England, United Kingdom
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Consett, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having looked at info on the website we knew roughly what to expect - some renovations but still a brilliant day out, and we weren't disappointed! Arriving just before 12, we faced no queues and quickly started about enjoying our day. All over the zoo we came across keepers who happily talked about the animals the zoo is home to... More 

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Thank Lauren L
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came March it was very cold but we had such a good day, practically the only people there without kids but we had such a fun day it's lovely an maintained well the animals look healthy an there's so much to do, really good cheap day out X

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Thank lucinda92
Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in the summer of 2016 and the dinosaur exhibit was allegedly being updated so.... February 2017 still shabby unpainted and looking a sorry sight Felt sorry for the lone elephant and I understand they are redeveloping the elephant house but she looked lonely. Why only have one cafe open near reception ?? Seriously your charging the same rates as... More 

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Thank Angie K
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This zoo has been getting a slow makeover over the past few years and looks great because of this, great choose of animals and special talks along the way, nice little shows to.

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Thank shazzadunn
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Blackpool zoo l think it's good value for money. You need a day there lot x lots of walking .we had a lovely day .you can bring your own food or there lots of restaurant on site we had buyer x chips not to bad .staff nice loved the ice cream .l was a zoo keeper for... More 

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Thank Annabella O
scotland
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great day out. used our tesco clubcard points so only had to pay 3.00 at the door. we were there all day with a picnic.

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Thank polliScotland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my third visit, but this time i am not very happy. They need to be more cleaned and I found some bad smells.

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Thank maria b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked the lemur experience for me and my boyfriend as a birthday treat...I was not disappointed by this. Christian was our guide and looked after us very well, answering all questions and queries. We were took to the education centre and we made 'fruit kebabs' for the lemurs, consisting of grapes, apple, pear and pepper...their favourite was definitely grapes!!... More 

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patiliverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good family day out even the food is of a good quality and value for money for such a venue. You get really close to the animals.

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Thank patiliverpool
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

*should be reduced winter rate or shut during winter* Visited 20th Feb and feel like it is a let down from previous summer visits. I don't understand how you can still charge these rates during winter as the park looks half closed. Builders in and generally dull. The animals are not as happy by the looks of it lion looked... More 

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BlackpoolZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Blackpool Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you were disappointed in some aspects of your visit. We try to get as much building work done as possible during our quieter months and the areas currently being renovated are closed during winter anyway. The lion may have been pacing in anticipation of being fed. As soon as the keepers appear,... More 

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