The festive season is a time to celebrate and at Paignton Zoo we have magical fun to offer to everyone this Christmas.

Meet Santa in his grotto

Visit Paignton Zoo between 16th - 24th December this Christmas and meet Santa Claus in his grotto. Hop aboard our Christmas train and watch our animals receive their own special Christmas presents. Take part in our snowball throwing challenge and indulge in some fantatic festive food in our restaurant.

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Mistletoe Ball at The imperial Hotel, 2nd December

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.

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UNIQUE Christmas gifts

Please note that the last order date for Unique Christmas Gifts to be delivered in time for Christmas is 20th December 2017.

Looking for that perfect Christmas gift? We have a wide selection to choose from including soft toys, art and crafts to once in a lifetime animal experiences and adoptions. Our annual passes are another great Christmas present, offering free entry to Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts and Newquay Zoo as often as you like and free or discounted entry to eight other zoos!

Book your tickets online today and beat the queues when you arrive.

For student and disabled prices please call 01803 697500

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Admission prices with donation

Adult £18.15*
Child (3 - 15 years) £13.60*
Child under 3 years FREE
Senior citizen £15.40*
Saver ticket (2 adults + 2 children) £57.15*

* If you prefer not to support our vital conservation work, admission prices are: Adult - £16.50, Child - £12.35, Senior citizen - £14.00, Saver ticket - £51.95. 

For student and disabled prices please call 01803 697500

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