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Blackpool Zoo

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Address: East Park Drive, Blackpool FY3 8PP, England
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+44 1253 830830
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education...

Blackpool Zoo is a family friendly attraction, providing fun and education for all ages. Situated only 2 miles inland the Promenade, the park is easily accessible from the M55 motorway. Over 1000 animals, birds and reptiles reside in a scenic 32 acre park amidst mature trees, lakes and spacious lawns where the kids can burn off their excess energy. All your favourites are here including big cats, elephants, giraffes, sealions, gorillas, orangutans, camels, zebras and many, many more. Opened in 2014, the new Orangutan Outlook allows visitors to get up close and personal with these charismatic apes. Open daily (except Christmas Day) from 10 am, the park's closing times vary seasonally.

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What a lovely day we had.This is a must see if you are planning a trip to blackpool, easy to get to by bus or car. We had read some reviews but decided to see for ourselves what... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely day we had.This is a must see if you are planning a trip to blackpool, easy to get to by bus or car. We had read some reviews but decided to see for ourselves what it was like. Once inside a whole new experience greeted us. It`s nice to get up so close and personal to the... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought we'd have a trip to the zoo as we had Tesco club card vouchers to use. Cost us £15.98 on top of the £20 voucher but money well spent. We didn't expect to be there so long, arrived at 10.30am and didn't leave until 5pm! Animals were well cared for and the whole place was clean and well maintained... More 

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Thank Carole H
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The zoo is amazing there were many different type of animals we could see and all in very good state. The zoo is quite big so we too approx 5 hours to see it all in detail very good place for children.

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Thank mariah s
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was lots of animals out and about when we went so good to see them all. The zoo is a nice place and the staff are very friendly as well.

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Thank amazingplaces101
Durham UK
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved our visit to the zoo, I would highly recommend to anyone visiting Blackpool to go here. It's a little set back from the main part but easily accessible by taxi or you could drive there.

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Thank Cocolexi1
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not been to the zoo in years went with my son his family and in laws. Things have improved over the years. It was reasonably priced for locals in March but I wouldn't pay full price till the children were older. My granddaughter was more interested in climbing on and off the little rides dotted about, wanting a balloon. The... More 

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Thank Kathleen J
Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're looking to spend the day at the Zoo then choose this one. This is the second time I have been now and each time it has been excellent. Great for kids and adults too, from the moment you walk through the entrance where the Dinosaurs are to all the animals. To make a comparison the Zoo is much... More 

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited many times before. Visited again April 2017. Picked a great day weather wise which was lucky. Everything is great apart from the dinosaur area that STILL NEEDS DOING UP! Although they have perhaps started this?? There are some new food shops in this area which look good though they were not open yet.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Forgot that you had to pay to parking so that almost caught us out . We went through the week as we hoped it would be quieter so our little boy could have a good look. We didn't account for 100s of school children on various school visits . However we used vouchers so didn't pay full price so we... More 

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Thank MrsDodd5000
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a Blackpool resident, I've visited Blackpool Zoo many times over the years. It's always been ok. Recently however they've made great improvements with the enclosures and the visitor experience is much better for it. It's quite expensive, but to maintain the animals, this is somewhat understandable.

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