Paignton Zoo's Gibbon Club is exclusively available to Junior members who take part in fun and exciting activities each month based at the Zoo and in surrounding areas.

If you are:

  •  Interested in wildlife,
  •  Aged between 8 and 12 years,
  •  Been to meet other children who share your interests, and
  •  An annual member


  • 5th December 2015 - Christmas
  • 30th January 2016 - Year of the Mammal
  • 27th February - Incredible Insects
  • 20th March - Recycling day
  • 30th April - Easter
  • 28th May Let's make it enriching!
  • 25th June - Give a bug a home
  • 30th July - Evening at the zoo

Prices: To be confirmed


monday monkeys

Monday Monkeys is an exclusive members-only club for 2 - 4 year olds accompanied by a parent or carer, meeting once a month, usually on the second Monday.

It is a great opportunity to meet new friends and to learn about animals and plants through stories, songs and craft activities.


  • 9th November 2015 - Winter
  • 7th December - Christmas
  • 8th February - On the lake
  • 8th March - Spring
  • 11th April - New life
  • 9th May - In the garden
  • 13th June - In the jungle
  • 11th July - On safari

Prices: £3.00 per adulte with one toddler (£1.50 for an additional child) to include refreshments.



Hullabaloo is our specially designed Early Years activity room, run by experienced and qualified staff, and provides young children with creative nature education opportunities for zoo-themed play including painting, craft, puzzles, a book corner and puppet theatre.

Opening times:  Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. during term times, with longer hours during school holidays.


sunshine garden

Our Sunshine Garden is open throughout zoo opening times and has been created specifically to encourage young children to explore the outdoors through play. 

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