Things to do at the Newquay Zoo review
Newquay zoo is a relatively small zoo in Cornwall. They even offer animal experiences (for an additional cost). The zoo encourages you to take it slow and enjoy watching the animals, they also hold daily talks.
Exhibits include an African Savannah which is home to a variety of animals such as zebra, wildebeest and antelope. There is a Madagascan walkthrough which is home to exotic birds and lemurs. The village farm is popular with families with lots of animals for you to meet including pygmy goats, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, ducks and more.
Gems of the jungle is an exhibit showcasing south-east Asian songbirds. This is a walk-in exhibit with free-flying birds. The zoo has over 130 species of animals. Other things to see and do include penguins, a Tropical house, lions, meerkats, red pandas and more. There is even a subtropical garden, a dragon maze and a play area for the kids.
They also offer animal experiences. These include a red panda experience, lion feeding experience, junior zoo keeper, penguin encounter and zoo keeper. The minimum age for most of these experiences is 8 years old.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information Newquay Zoo
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe and a snack bar serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Zoo with a good variety of animals and different themed areas, dragon maze, animal experiences, play area and gardens. There are toilets and places to purchase food and drinks.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher priced. An adult ticket without donation costs £14.85 and children are £11.15. Children under 3 are free. Family tickets are available and animal experiences have an additional cost.
Is there parking?
There is a charge to park.
When are they open?
Newquay zoo is open all year apart from Christmas day. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.
Only assistance dogs are permitted.
Are they accessible?
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