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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.

The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the individual attraction is open during 2017. 10% ferry discount available when booked alongside Isle of Wight Zoo tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a family ticket or 2 x adults or 2 x seniors must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.

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

This zoo is a bit sad looking now and really needs an injection of money to help improve it. But we had a nice afternoon there seeing all the animals.
It is the closest you will come to a lion. However felt the zoo was over priced. The souviner shop is a bit of a rip off too.
Excellent value went 3 days staff fantastic great animals
Not a lot to see but have a unique selection of tigers and lions
Always a pleasure walking around the zoo.
We a see different things every time we go.
Perfect grand children loved it

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