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 and selected Friday's. Click book now to check availability.

Priced at £330 with a 10% discount for our Gold Members/Patrons and Fellows you can check availability and book below. Please enter your primary member CRM number in the offer code box to access your discount.


Whats included:

  • 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 
  • 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.

Hullabazoo private hire is extremely popular and we would recommend booking well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Private Hire Agreement

Please make sure you have read our Private Hire Agreement before booking. You will be sent a copy of this attached to your confirmation email to sign and return. Any questions please email [email protected] 

Catering for your Private Hire Session

We are delighted to be able to offer the following food options for your private hire session, available at an additional cost. All platters are served with napkins and bamboo plates and the minimum order is for 10 children.

Standard sandwich Platter 

£55 for 10 children, then £5.50 per child for any additional children
  • Sandwich platter (selection of cheese, ham, egg & cress and strawberry jam)
  • Crudites and houmous 
  • Crisps

Premium sandwich platter

£89.50 for 10 children, then £8.95 per child for any additional children
  • Sandwich platter (selection of cheese, ham, egg & cress and strawberry jam)
  • Crudites and houmous
  • Crisps
  • Margarita pizza
  • Mini sausage rolls
  • Plain cocktail sausages

Adult sandwich platter

£109.50 for 10 people, then £10.95 per person for any additional people
  • Sandwich and baguette platter (BLT, chicken & sweetcorn, cheese ploughman, egg & cress)
  • Mini sausage rolls
  • Honey and wholegrain mustard cocktail sausages
  • Crisps
  • Mini vegetable samosas

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Hot Drinks

We can offer to hold a tab at our Costa Coffee cafe, located in the reception area of our Hullabazoo Soft play. Our price list can be seen below. Please email [email protected] to arrange a hot drinks tab, or to let us know of any dietary requirements.


Additional Treats

Available for the last 30 minutes of your private hire session, we can offer one or more of the following to give your guests a tasty treat to take with them at the end of your private hire session. You can choose one option for £170 which will give 40 guests a tasty treat to take home with them (additional guests charged at £3 per person). Want more choice for your guests? Add on another option for just £45 for 40 people (additional guests charged at £3 per person).

Options available are:

  • Candy floss machine
  • Popcorn machine
  • Slush puppy
  • Whippy ice cream (with choice of 2 toppings from flake, sauce or sprinkles)

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Frequently asked questions

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

Our private hire bookings do not include entry into Whipsnade Zoo. The host of the party can access the zoo 30 minutes before to allow time to set up in Hullabazoo Indoor Play. Your guests will not be able to access the zoo until 15 minutes before. If you wish to spend the day in the zoo before your private hire session valid ZSL membership should be held or general admission tickets can be purchased online.

Do you need a guestlist?

No we do not need a guest list. Guests should drive to our main car entry point and quote your name and that they are at the Zoo for a party. They will then be directed to our Hullabazoo Car Park.

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

The maximum number of children that you can bring is 60, this does include siblings, 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.

What do you provide?

As part of your private hire agreement you will have exclusive access to our Softplay area and we will provide unlimited squash for children (including one cup per child). We do provide 2 6ft tables for laying out your buffet food, and a smaller square table for the drinks. Our café in the reception area will also be open until 4.15pm (off peak) and 5.15pm (peak) for your guests to purchase hot drinks.

What do I need to bring with me?  

You will need to bring the following with you:

Food for guests. Most people provide either a cold buffet or individual lunchboxes for children Cutlery, plates, napkins etc. (unless you have purchased a food upgrade Cake and knife to serve. We do allow the use of candles, but you will need to bring matches/lighter to light these.Decorations. We do not allow blue tack or sellotape to be used, but have found that paper clips or ribbon/string can be used to tie banners to the netting on our main play frame.

Will there be a host?

There will be members of the Hullabazoo team present during the party to supervise the building and manage entry of your guests to the main play space. They would be happy to make announcements over the tannoy to call children off the equipment for food, answer any queries that you might have, or assist in an emergency.

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. You will need to provide a knife and candles for the cake.

Can I bring a guest who has additional needs?

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

Where can we park?

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

Do you have invites we can use?

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

Red Invite

Green Invite

Do we have to sign an 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.

If you have any further questions please email us.

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