Hullabazoo Private Hire

Looking for the perfect children's birthday party venue? Ever wanted to have Hullabazoo Indoor Play exclusively for your little ones and their friends? Well now is your chance.

Hullabazoo is available for Private Hire on Saturdays and Sundays all year round. Please check dates that are available by pressing the book now button.

Please be aware that private hire of the venue is extremely popular and we would recommend booking well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Private hire includes:

  • Two hours exclusive use of Hullabazoo Indoor Play (3pm-5pm during off-peak season and 4pm-6pm during peak season).
  • Access for up to 60 children (this does include siblings, total of 150 people including adults). Children must be aged 10 years and below to go on the equipment.
  • Unlimited squash for the children (up to 60 compostable cups provided for the children, in relation to the number of children you have invited to your party, one cup per child, we do not provide cups for adult guests).
  • Parking outside Hullabazoo Indoor Play.
  • Access to the Zoo 30 minutes prior to the session for the party organiser to set up.
  • Access to the Zoo 15 minutes prior to the session for party guests.

We also have downloadable invites for you to use to invite guests:

Red Invite

Green Invite

Entry into Whipsnade Zoo is for access to Hullabazoo Indoor Play only; for the duration of the party guests must remain in Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Guests are not permitted to use any other Zoo facilities except for Hullabazoo Indoor Play.


Private Hire Agreement

Please make sure you have read our Private Hire Agreement before booking. You will be sent a copy of this to sign and return after you have made your booking and paid in full.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do members get discount on Hullabazoo Private Hire?

Gold members will receive 10% off the current Private Hire price. For current pricing of Hullabazoo Private Hire please speak to a member of staff.

Can I spend the day in the Zoo before my Private Hire Session?

Our private hire bookings do not include entry into ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. The host of the party can access the Zoo 30 minutes before the beginning of the session to allow time to set up in Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Party guests will be able to access the Zoo 15 minutes before the start of the session. If you wish to spend the day in the Zoo before your private hire session, tickets can be purchased online.

How many children can I bring and what are the age restrictions?

The maximum number of children that you can bring is 60, although the total number of people including adults must not exceed 150. Children must be aged 10 years or below to access the equipment in Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Maximum number of children does include siblings.

Will I have exclusive use of Hullabazoo including the facilities during my Private Hire?

You will have the full and exclusive use of the Hullabazoo play frame, seating area and facilities. During your private hire time other customers will have access to the café but there will be no access through to the Hullabazoo seating area, play frame or toilets. Other toilets are available round the Zoo for customers to use however your guests will have the whole of Hullabazoo exclusively for them.

What do I need to bring with me?

An email will be sent to you before your party outlining what you need to bring and will also be listed on your Private Hire agreement however unlimited squash for the children will be provided (up to 60 compostable cups provided for the children, in relation to the number of children you have invited to your party, one cup per child, we do not provide cups for adult guests). We do not provide cutlery, cake knife, serviettes, plates, cups for adults etc.

How will it be set out?

We provide several tables for refreshments but please be aware we do not offer tables for a sit down meal.  We ask that you only bring light snacks for your guests to allow as much play time for the children. 

Will there be a host?

There will be members of staff here to supervise the building, however please be aware that the supervision of children and tidying up following the party is the responsibility of the adults who have booked the private hire session. We do ask that you leave Hullabazoo in the same standard as you found it.

Are we allowed to bring a birthday cake and can we bring candles?

You are more than welcome to bring a birthday cake with you for your birthday party and you may also light candles for the cake as long as it is not an excessive amount.

Can I bring a guest who has additional needs?

Yes, we welcome all children in the Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Do let us know if you are planning on bringing along a child with additional needs by emailing [email protected] and we will do all we can to ensure that their needs are met wherever possible.

Where can we park?

All of those attending the party can drive into the Zoo and will be directed to our Hullabazoo car park.

Do we have to sign an agreement?

Yes, Please make sure you have read our Private Hire Agreement before booking. This can be viewed on this page.

If you have any further questions please email us on [email protected]