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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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Lovely little zoo

This zoo has been getting a slow makeover over the past few years and looks great because of this, great choose of animals and special talks along the way, nice little shows to.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This zoo has been getting a slow makeover over the past few years and looks great because of this, great choose of animals and special talks along the way, nice little shows to.

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scotland
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great day out. used our tesco clubcard points so only had to pay 3.00 at the door. we were there all day with a picnic.

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Thank polliScotland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my third visit, but this time i am not very happy. They need to be more cleaned and I found some bad smells.

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Thank maria b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked the lemur experience for me and my boyfriend as a birthday treat...I was not disappointed by this. Christian was our guide and looked after us very well, answering all questions and queries. We were took to the education centre and we made 'fruit kebabs' for the lemurs, consisting of grapes, apple, pear and pepper...their favourite was definitely grapes!!... More 

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patiliverpool
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A good family day out even the food is of a good quality and value for money for such a venue. You get really close to the animals.

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

*should be reduced winter rate or shut during winter* Visited 20th Feb and feel like it is a let down from previous summer visits. I don't understand how you can still charge these rates during winter as the park looks half closed. Builders in and generally dull. The animals are not as happy by the looks of it lion looked... More 

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BlackpoolZoo, Guest Relations Manager at Blackpool Zoo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you were disappointed in some aspects of your visit. We try to get as much building work done as possible during our quieter months and the areas currently being renovated are closed during winter anyway. The lion may have been pacing in anticipation of being fed. As soon as the keepers appear,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our near 3 year old and her 7 year old cousin .we thought it was a bit expensive at 43 £ but they have done a lot of improvement over winter and they are building a new elephant house . The park had been getting sad looking and the improvements are great .we were very disappointed that they... More 

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Thank Val F
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely love it here, it's really reasonable price to get in. You can easily spend a full day here with all the shows. I love it every time we come. They have every animal u can think of.

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Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This zoo is a gem in Blackpool and is a very well kept and clean, The range of animals is good and they seem very well kept, The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly, Overall a good day out.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We're regular zoo-goers! This was a lovely zoo, worth every penny! Lots of different, well cared for animals!! Lots of talks and displays! The Amazing walk thru was really good with squirrel monkeys walking right next to us! Cafe wasn't as pricey as some, £6 for a large adult meal with drink and really nice! No complaints whatsoever! Will definitely... More 

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