Whipsnade Zoo is a ZSL conservation zoo, and a unique destination to get close to wildlife and explore the wonder of the natural world.

We’re part of ZSL, the science-driven conservation charity, working to restore wildlife in the UK and around the world. 

At Whipsnade Zoo, we bring people closer to nature and use our expertise to protect wildlife today, while inspiring a lifelong love of animals in the conservationists of tomorrow.

Please support Whipsnade Zoo today.

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    Donations help us to care for our animals and continue our wildlife conservation in the Zoo and around the world. Every donation makes a difference!

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    Join our fight for wildlife

    Start a monthly donation to support wildlife conservation, and each month we’ll update you on the successes you’ve made possible, in our Zoos and around the world.

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    Take on a sponsored challenge for wildlife

    Can you do something wild for wildlife? Take on a sponsored challenge to raise money and raise money for Whipsnade Zoo.

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    Whipsnade Zoo Membership

    Become a Zoo member today for a whole year of great days out with free entry to both London and Whipsnade Zoos, and help protect wildlife too!

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    ZSL Patronage

    Join as a ZSL Patron from £50 a month to be part of conservation action with unrivalled access and exclusive benefits.

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    Shop for wildlife

    Find unique gifts inspired by the animal kingdom, while supporting wildlife conservation.

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    Amazing opportunities both within our conservation Zoos and behind the scenes

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    Give the gift of love to our animals this Christmas

    Whipsnade Zoo Amazon Wish List

    Our Amazon Wish List will give you the chance to buy presents for your favourite animals at Whipsnade Zoo this festive season.