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ZSL London Zoo

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Address: Regents Park | Outer Circle, London NW1 4RY, England
Phone Number:
+44 344 225 1826
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes

Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining...

Probably the world's most famous zoo, ZSL London Zoo has been entertaining and delighting visitors since it opened to the public in 1847. With over 720 animal species, exciting and innovative new exhibits and heritage-listed building almost as famous as their inhabitants it's a great day out. See animals in a different light at Rainforest Life; get breathtakingly close to our colony of lowland gorillas and don’t miss the action in the amphitheatre!

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A great zoo to visit, it's only trouble is it's age

This Zoo is very historic, and for it's age it's amazing. As someone who works with animals my biggest complaint are that some parts need updating from what they currently are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

OMG fell in Love with this place! Such a well-designed zoo. Went around for 3 hours and felt like a kid again:) they had all kinds of animals but also a house of butterflies where you walk through and they fly around you, an area with smaller monkeys jumping around (I felt a bit like being in Jurassic Park there;),... More 

Thank AnnaSofiaSweden
Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Zoo is very historic, and for it's age it's amazing. As someone who works with animals my biggest complaint are that some parts need updating from what they currently are, even if most of the zoo is wonderful and has a very old fashioned aesthetic that I enjoy. But when not analyzing this zoo from a professional standpoint, this... More 

Thank johngray20
Hastings, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately the day we chose to visit the zoo was cold and wet, which did not add to the experience. However, I remember this zoo from my own childhood many years ago and was disappointed not to find the elephants and polar bears that I remember. Many of the enclosures appeared to be empty (the animals may have been sheltering... More 

Thank Tricia030
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

London Zoo is deceptively HUGE! I didn't think it would fill up the whole afternoon, but you could easily spend a day there. I was really impressed by the sheer range of animals and environments, and saw lots of animals I'd never seen before, like a sloth! And a very mournful looking kangaroo. It is a little sad to see... More 

Thank Catherine R
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very expansive zoo with a couple of areas where you can walk right up to free monkeys and lemurs. Despite that intrigue, there were alot of closed enclosures so check before coming what is closed or open.

Thank Kyle M
Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo has it all- great animals, so much history and a great location (Regents park is lovely) Wish we had longer, a few hours wasn't enough to see everything.

Thank Hayley B
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots to do and see. Presentations at various locations throughout the day to inform you about the animals. I was particularly impressed by the BUGS display. Good facilities, restaurants, cafes etc. Easy access to most areas. It will take you the best part of the day to really take the place in.

Thank Andy P
Plumpton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely day out in London and the zoo is amazing. The improvements made over the last few years are brilliant especially enjoyed the lion experience as they are so many viewing points. The shows are enjoyable but if you want to view these animals quietly it is best to avoid them. The rainforest experience is magical for adults and... More 

Thank EmsieB55
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to many zoos and tend to see the same types of animals over and over again. The London Zoo on the other hand was a bit of surprise. First of all, the zoo is HUGE. We were there for at least 6 hours. At the least. We spent a lot of our time watching the animals that... More 

Thank David E
England, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brilliant time loved every minute, talks brilliant and very informative staff very friendly on this occasion i did not go with my daughter but i will defo be returning to take her she would love it!

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Supporter-Services, Manager at ZSL London Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding ZSL London Zoo. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much! Why not become a member of ZSL and enjoy free fast-track entry for a year to London and Whipsnade zoo as well as other exclusive benefits such as discounts in our shops and cafes. Thank you for supporting ZSL... More 

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