The park is open every day from 10am until 5pm. Last admission is 4.15pm
Adopt an Animal.
Looking for a gift- birthdays, Christmas, Mothers Day, Fathers Day. Buy a gift and help save animals from extinction.
Visit South Lakes Safari Zoo all year with a 365 ticket from £18
Join the team .
Join the team at South Lakes working to make a difference
Mothers Day weekend Mums go FREE
Bring your mum to see ours Mothers Day weekend. With giraffe, penguin and lemur feeding, talks throughout the day, a special Mothers Day menu, make it a special day out!
Does your Mum love the penguins? why not adopt her one… or book mum an extra special treat of a once-in-a-lifetime animal experience? Here at South Lakes Safari Zoo we have a fantastic range of experiences for any animal lover.
Family animal experience
Love monkeys? Penguins? Giraffes or want to tickle a tapir…
Animal experience days make the perfect VIP day at South Lakes Safari Zoo
South Lakes Safari Zoo is transformed into a magical winter wonderland as more than 80,000 fairy lights twinkle their welcome. Trees, lights, skating rink, donkeys, full size nativity join Santa, elves and of course Santa’s reindeer for a magical festive period. All seasonal activities are undercover.
Santa Express: All aboard Santa’s Steam Express on a journey to the elves workshop in the North Pole for a magical personalised meeting with Santa.
Visit Santa and the Nativity: A reminder of the true meaning of Christmas, take part in a traditional nativity story, then visit Santa in his enchanted home.
Breakfast/ Dinner/ Christmas Party with Santa Santa:
Traditional fun and games with food and Santa in a wonderful Christmas setting.
Magic your way to Christmas … skating , Christmas Dinner & Hot drink, visit the nativity and Santa, Reindeer food, animal food for kangaroos, emus, wallabies.
NEW! Hand feed big cats
Big Cat Experience
Join one of our passionate expert keepers for a Big Cat Experience
Keeper for a day
Be a keeper for the day at South Lakes Safari Zoo, work with big cats, giraffes, penguins.. whichever’s your favourite. Junior and adult places available.
From chicken curry cooked in a banana leaf to a chunk of chocolate cake where else can you enjoy a meal whilst watching giraffes and rhinos wander.
Wild Things Gift Shop
Pocket money toys, to gifts made in our conservation projects supporting animals in the wild.
Adopt an animal, book a keeper for a day, book an animal experience….
Toddle and raise money for Barnardos Thursday 5th June. Register your nursery, school, toddler group or family now on 01229 466086 x0