Children's Birthday parties

Children's Birthday parties

Where better to spend your birthday than at Paignton Zoo?

You are guaranteed a fun packed day!

What do you get?

  • Zoo entry for the whole day
  • Choice of fantastic party menus
  • Safari hat for each child
  • Free *train ride (seasonal)

*Train subject to operating times and weather.

How much does it cost?

  • Children 3 years and over - £12.00 each
  • Children under 3 years - £7.50 each
  • Annual member children - £7.50 each

Two adults will be admitted free of charge with parties of 10 or more children. Additional adults pay the group rate on arrival.

Any children with membership discount will need to bring their membership card along with them, to enable us to scan the barcode.

Birthday cake

You are welcome to bring your own birthday cake to the party.

Party menus

Cold food picnic: Served in either the Jungle Fun indoor play area or the Island Restaurant.

  • Assorted sandwiches - local ham, free range egg, local cheddar
  • Pizza triangles
  • Bacon wrapped sausages
  • Vegetable sticks & dips
  • Quiche fingers made locally
  • Chunky chocolate biscuits
  • Fruit segments
  • Squash

Hot food picnic: Available in the Island Restaurant only. Choose from:

  • Local honey roast pork sausages with oven-baked potato wedges & baked beans
  • Cod fishcakes, chips & baked beans
  • Jacket potato with cheese
  • Marshfield ice cream tubs
  • Orange and blackcurrant & apple squash

What time can I have my party?

You can book your party any time between 12.00 noon and 3.30pm in Jungle Fun* or between 2.30pm and 4.00pm in the Island Restaurant (12.00 noon and 3.00pm during winter months in both Jungle Fun & Island Restaurant).

The Zoo is open from 10.00 am with variable closing times depending on the time of year.

*You are welcome to use our indoor play area facilities (Jungle Fun) however, height restrictions do apply and these facilities are open to other visitors.


To book a Birthday Party or if you require any further information please telephone 0844 474 2222.

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What You Say
Excellent value for money. A fantastic day out for the whole family!
We have a yearly membership which is very good value
It's a beautiful attraction with plenty to see