We will be limiting the number of guests per day, including Annual Pass holders and anyone who has a complimentary ticket. Entry will be permitted in half-hour slots throughout the day (this refers to your arrival time, not the length of your visit).

If you are buying new tickets or are an Annual Pass holder, you can pre-book your day tickets/time slot here. You can only book up to two weeks in advance.

If you have a Childminder Pass, complimentary ticket or an existing pre-paid ticket, please call 01803 697500 to book your time slot.

first admission time slot

Last admission time slot Zoo Closes

Between 10:00am and 10:30am

Between 3:30pm and 4:00pm


Paignton Zoo reserves the right to change the times given here. Please check for closing times whilst at the zoo.


Buy tickets/book your entry slot here

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