Visit Paignton Zoo this Christmas for some festive fun!

  • Meet Santa in his magical grotto and receive a fantastic present.
  • Follow the snowman trail to pick up a special prize from the elves as you leave (available only for children who have booked to meet Santa).
  • Indulge in festive food and drink at our Island Restaurant*

*Not included in £9.50 price. 


£9.50 per child (normal Zoo admission prices apply)

For just £9.50 children will receive:

  • A Santa meet and greet with present
  • A chocolate snowman upon completion of the trail 

When can I meet Santa?

  • Saturday 14th December
  • Sunday 15th December
  • Saturday 21st December
  • Sunday 22nd December
  • Monday 23rd December
  • Tuesday 24th December (morning only)

How much does it cost?

Children (up to 15 years): £9.50

*Please note: This price does NOT include entry to the Zoo. Non-members must pay for day tickets upon arrival. To save time, you can buy standard day tickets online here.

How do I book?



  • Tickets will be sold in 5 minute time slots to keep queuing times down.
  • Please do not arrive earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • A maximum of 6 children per time slot booking will apply.

Please note: Unfortunately no refunds will be given once a booking has been received.




Book your Christmas tickets here
Quotes An awesome experience. The amount of free space given to the animals was very impressive Quotes