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

Plan your visit

Check out how to get heredisabled access, our opening times, admission prices and membership options.

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

Chincha the Jaguar arrives at Dartmoor Zoo!

After much planning we are excited to announce the arrival of 2 and a half year old Chincha the Jaguar! You can see a video of his arrival here

Read all about it on our blog.


Yellow-headed day geckos arrive at Dartmoor Zoo

We are thrilled to welcome 3 endangered baby Yellow-headed day geckos to Dartmoor Zoo. They'll be living in the Close Encounter room with the reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates and we hope in the future that they'll be part of a breeding programme to increase numbers of this endangered species.

Visit our news section to see the story.