Welcome to Dartmoor Zoo – loads of family fun just 15 minutes from Plymouth

What's On

Make sure you don't miss anything with our guide to what's on, including daily talks, activities, feeds and upcoming events.


Our Animals

See a list of all the animals we have on site here at Dartmoor Zoo along with their names so you know who you're going to see before you get here!

Don't forget to share your photos of out animals on our Facebook page, we love to see them!


If you fancy getting up close and personal with some of our animals here at the Zoo, we have plenty of experiences to choose from for all ages.

From Keeper for A Day to Rangers, there's something for everyone!


School visits and education

We have a fantastic award-winning education programme and Dartmoor Zoo is an accredited centre for Learning Outside the Classroom.

For more information, see our education section or contact the education team on 01752 837 645.


We can cater for a variety of events from Team Building and Conferences to fantastic Family Days from Kids Parties and Christmas Parties to wonderful Weddings. For more information, see the events section or contact the events team on 01752 837 645.



Visit the Jaguar Restaurant for a freshly prepared lunch or a hot drink and delicious cake made right here on site.

Conservation and Research

The Conservation and Research department here at Dartmoor Zoo is incredibly active. We have links with many Universities and higher education institutions enabling us to conduct research into cognition, behaviour, conservation, animal welfare and the social sciences.


Latest News


Operation 'Pen-Pals' is underway!

Since Christmas Josie and Jasiri have gradually been getting to know each other from afar. They'll soon be together when we have completed this very delicate and challenging operation.

Read all about it and how you can contribute on our blog

Paolo and Cuiaba meet

Common Marmosets Paolo and Cuiaba were introduced after Paolo arrived from Twycross Zoo. See how their first meeting went by visiting our news section to watch a video.