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Isle of Wight Zoo Tickets

Isle of Wight Zoo - opening times, prices & tickets

Isle of Wight Zoo

Overlooking the sandy beaches of Sandown Bay, this is the Island’s original zoo. The team pride themselves on delivering an inspiring and unique wildlife experience. A warm, friendly atmosphere awaits you and creates the perfect environment for getting to know a range of individual animals, from lions and tiger to monkeys and lemurs.

About the Isle of Wight Zoo

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How to buy individual tickets

SAVE up to 33% on admission tickets to The Isle of Wight Zoo with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

Step 1: Check the opening times on the tab below. The operating times of some attractions may vary.

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required.

Step 3: Enter a rough date of your visit (tickets are valid + / - 7 days of the date entered

Step 4: Click the red [Add] button to add your tickets to the basket. Please read the Tickets/T&C's tab below before submitting your order by clicking on Check Out and Pay.

Step 5: If you don't already have a ferry or accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.

Buy tickets below and save up to 1/3

15-59 yrs
2-14 yrs
60 yrs +
2 Adults + 2 Children
2 Adults + 3 Children

Enter approximate date of your visit

 Date Opening TimesOpning Days 
11 Feb - 31 Mar 201711.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
1 Apr - 30 Sep 201710.00am to 5.30pm7 days a week
1 Oct - 31 Oct 201710.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
  • Car parking is charged at £3 for all day.
  • * Please call the IW Zoo directly on 01983 403883 to check opening if inclement weather.
  • For events and new additions please see the IW Zoo website
  • Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing

Collecting admission tickets

  • Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
  • Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"

What to give the attraction

Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket. Package tickets are valid on the day of travel only.

Terms & Conditions

Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

Offer valid for a day return vehicle ferry crossing from Southampton to East Cowes for a car and up to 4 / 5 people plus family admission to a participating attraction (family ticket composition varies across attractions, standard admission rates apply for additional passengers) when booked together via a qualifying Red Funnel package deal. Valid for private cars up to 2m in height and 6m in length. Offer valid from 19th March to 30th April 2016, excluding 25th March and 28th March. Valid for outward travel up to and including 10am from Southampton and return travel anytime from 4.30pm from East Cowes. Check individual packages for specific attraction opening dates and times. You must produce your eticket when checking in for your outward departure where you will be issued with your attraction entry tickets. Any amendments to travel will incur a £5 amendment charge and must meet the validity requirements of this package. Package offers are non-refundable. New bookings only. Conditions of carriage apply. Subject to availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Red Funnel reserve the right to withdraw or amend this offer at anytime.

Isle of Wight Zoo Address: Yaverland Seafront, Sandown, IoW PO36 8QB. Tel. 01983 403883. Pay & display parking.
Get Directions from East Cowes (28 mins) & View Larger Map

2017 Standard Prices

 Type  1 Nov 16 - 31 Mar 17 1 Apr - 31 Oct
Adult (15-59 yrs)£8.50£11.00  
Child (3-14 yrs)£7.00£9.00  
Senior (60yrs +)£7.50£10.00  
Family (2 adults + 2 children)£27.00£35.00  
Family (2 adults + 3 children)£33.50£43.50  

Note: Under 2's are FREE of charge

2017 Red Funnel Discounted Prices

 Type  1 Nov - 31 Mar1 Apr - 21 Jul 22 Jul - 31 Aug 1 Sep - 31 Oct 
Adult ( 15-59 yrs)£5.67£7.33£8.80£7.33
Child ( 3-14 yrs)£4.67£6.00£7.20£6.00
Senior ( 60 yrs +)£5.00£6.66£8.00£6.66
Family ( 2 adults + 2 children)£18.00£23.33£28.00£23.33
Family ( 2 adults + 3 children)£22.33£29.00£34.80£29.00

Come back for £1

Keep your ticket and you will be able to return within a week for just £1 per person. Please note that tickets are non-transferable and Isle of Wight Zoo may require signature proof of identity.

Reviews of Isle of Wight Zoo

Tigers getting old-need young animals-enjoyed visit but enjoyed it more last time we visited-not as many big cats
The zoo is small and mainly consists of large cats, lemurs and meerkats, unfortunately as there is no shaded parking and we had a dog we had to rush our visit, though from what we saw the animals... more
Nice day out staff v good . Animals nice to see close and in big enclosures .
Fantastic - loved the tigers and the lions especially. It is obvious the staff care for the animals and want the best for them. Great staff knowledge and lots to see - takes about 1-2 hours to walk... more
Excellent.lots to see,great day out.
A real experience of up close and personal to the animals,the staff gave us the real stories behind the animals they were brill

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