Visit Paignton Zoo this Christmas for some festive fun!

  • Meet Santa in his magical grotto and receive a fantastic present.
  • Hop aboard the Christmas train*
  • Follow the gingerbread trail and pick up a special gift 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**

Tickets: £9.50 per child (normal Zoo admission prices apply)

*The train will not run in severe weather conditions.

**Not included in £9.50 price. 


For just £9.50 children will receive:

  • A Santa meet and greet with present
  • A special gift from the elves upon completion of the gingerbread trail 
  • Christmas train ride for one child and one adult

When can I meet Santa?

  • Saturday 15th December
  • Sunday 16th December
  • Saturday 22nd December
  • Sunday 23rd December
  • Monday 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 online at www.paigntonzoo.org.uk


How do I book?


Tickets are available here.

  • 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 will apply.

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

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