Newquay Zoo, image of Orangutans

Newquay Zoo


See penguins in their pool, visit creepy crawlies in the tropical house, watch big cats have lunch and learn about conservation.

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What makes it special

  • Over 1,000 of the world’s rarest and endangered animals
  • Surrounded by 13 acres of lush tropical gardens
  • A short walk from Newquay town centre

Open everyday from 10.00 a.m, except for Christmas Day.

The closing times vary throughout the year, depending on the season, so please check before each visit. From November until February half term admission will be via the gift shop.


Adult (16+)    £15.25**
Child (3-15 years)    £11.45**
Child under 3 years    Free
Senior citizen & student    £13.00**
Saver Ticket (2 adults, 2 children)    £47.75**

**If you prefer not to support the vital conservation work, admission prices are: Adult - £13.85, Child - £10.40, Senior Citizen & Student - £11.80, Saver ticket - £43.40. If you do not wish to make the donation, then please advise our ticket staff accordingly.

**Student tickets are not able to be purchased online as a valid student ID must be shown at time of purchase.

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Newquay Zoo

Newquay , TR7 2NL

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW 82097 61388

Lat/Lng: 50.411854, -5.0683086

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