To allow your children to learn more about wildlife why not bring them to one of our regular clubs - Monday Monkeys for under 5's, Gibbon Club for ages 7-11 years or Conservation in Action for ages 12 to 16 years, or sign them up for our annual Wild Week Summer School?

To join any of our clubs email us or call our Education Department on 01803 697510. Booking in advance is essential, to avoid disappointment, as places are limited.


monday monkeys

Monday Monkeys is an exclusive annual pass holders club for toddlers. One child must be able to walk unaided and accompanied by a parent or carer, meeting once a month, usually on the second Monday. The club runs from 10:30 a.m to 12 p.m.

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

Upcoming dates for 2018:​

  • 5th February - Tigers
  • 12th March - Colour and camouflage
  • 16th April - Spring
  • 14th May - On the farm
  • 11th June - Mini-beasts
  • 9th July - In the desert

Prices: £3.50 each adult with one toddler (£1.75 for an additional child) includes activity, arts and crafts and refreshments. Numbers are limited so please book in advance to avoid disppointment.



Paignton Zoo's Gibbon Club is exclusively available to Junior Annual Pass holders aged 7 to 11 who take part in fun and exciting activities each month based at the Zoo and in surrounding areas. The club runs from 10 a.m to 12p.m.

Upcoming dates for 2018:​​

  • Saturday 27th January - Recycling is rubbish!
  • Saturday 24th February - Native species
  • Saturday 24th March - Easter at Living Coasts
  • Saturday 28th April - Brilliant birds
  • Saturday 19th May - Shaldon Zoo
  • Saturday 30th June - Bioblitz
  • Wednesday 25th July - Summer evening at the Zoo

Prices: £4.50 per person per meeting.  Numbers are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.


Conservation in Action (CIA)

Conservation in Action is an exclusive members only club for Junior Annual Pass Holders aged 12 to 16, We meet approximately every two months, on a day during the school holidays. The club runs from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.

It is a great way to discover the daily working at the zoo through fun activities and make a real difference to conservation.

Upcoming dates for 2018:

  • Friday 16th February - In-situ conservation
  • Friday 13th April - Gardens
  • Friday 1st June - Living Coasts

Prices: £7.00 per person per meeting.  Numbers are limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.