Things To Do in Devon: Events at Paignton Zoo

Things To Do in Devon: Events at Paignton Zoo

There's always something going on at the Zoo, whether it's our daily programme of keeper talks and feeding times or one of our special events. Meet one of our expert keepers or watch some of the animals being fed; meet our resident birds in the Feathered Feats Bird Show or see if there's a special event taking place. Take a look and use our handy day planner to build your perfect day at Zoo.

Year of the Bird

Year of the Bird

14 February 2015 - 31 December 2015

2015 is the Year of the Bird at Paignton Zoo.   We'll be celebrating our feathered friends throughout the year with special talks, exclusive evenings, trails, craft...

Dinosaur Zoo is coming!

Dinosaur Zoo is coming!

28 March 2015

Dinosaur Zoo is coming to the Princess Theatre on Sunday 29th March and to celebrate the dinosaurs will be paying us a visit on Saturday 28th March! Dinosaur...

Reptile Ramble - SOLD OUT

Reptile Ramble - SOLD OUT

31 March 2015

Please note: This event has sold out. Join us for an after hours guided tour of Reptile Tropics and Crocodile Swamp and get an exclusive opportunity to watch our crocodiles being...

Zoo Vet Apprentice: What Does A Vet Do?

Zoo Vet Apprentice: What Does A Vet Do?

1 April 2015 - 9 April 2015

Paignton Zoo are holding an event where you can find out what a zoo vet does. This is suitable for 13 to 16 year olds, and involves the following: Guided tour of the Vet...

The Big Ostrich Easter Egg Hunt

The Big Ostrich Easter Egg Hunt

3 April 2015 - 6 April 2015

Join Paignton Zoo this Easter for a bird-themed eggs-travaganza! Follow our Easter egg trail around the Zoo, spot them all and you’ll be entered into a draw to win...

Save the Frogs Day

Save the Frogs Day

25 April 2015

Today is 'Save the Frogs' day. Frogs are diverse, colourful and fascinating. For instance, did you know that the smallest frog in the world is tinier than a 10...

Avian Adventures

Avian Adventures

26 May 2015

2015 is the Year of the Bird at Paignton Zoo and to celebrate we are giving you the opportunity to join us for an exclusive evening. Experience a guided tour of our...

Ape and Cake

Ape and Cake

24 June 2015

Join us for an exclusive opportunity to eat cake with the apes at Paignton Zoo! Go behind the scenes and learn about our primates with the chance to quiz keepers about what...

Evening Garden Tour

Evening Garden Tour

8 July 2015

Join us on our exclusive evening guided tour of the Zoo's gardens. With over 2,500 different plants this is a fantastic opportunity to see our unusual and rare species, meet the...

Tea with the Tigers

Tea with the Tigers

19 August 2015

Join Paignton Zoo for an evening with the big cats! Come along after hours for an exclusive opportunity to learn all about our majestic tigers and lions. Watch them at feeding...

Annual Charity Golf Day at Dainton Park Golf Club

Annual Charity Golf Day at Dainton Park Golf Club

18 September 2015

Join us at Dainton Park Golf Club for our annual Charity Golf Day to raise funds for our vital conservation work. Teams of two to four players are invited to compete...

Will Week

Will Week

5 October 2015 - 10 October 2015

Did you know an estimated 7 out of 10 people have not made a will? If you have not yet made a Will come along to Paignton Zoo and do it. Meet with a professional solicitor from...

Mistletoe Ball at The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Mistletoe Ball at The Grand Hotel, Torquay

5 December 2015

Kick start the festive season and join us for our annual Christmas black tie dinner and dance. Enjoy a champagne reception and a beautiful a four course dinner. Following dinner...

What You Say
An awesome experience. The amount of free space given to the animals was very impressive. 
We have a yearly membership which is very good value 
Very good clean zoo, lots of animals, fun filled packed day!