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Birthday party venue hire in Plymouth

Birthday party venue hire in Plymouth, Devon

Searching for an extra special birthday party venue hire in Plymouth or Devon? Dartmoor Zoo parties are a fun and wild way to spend your special day! 🐾

Your birthday party will be looked after from start to finish by your own dedicated party host from our Events Team, so you’ll be in safe hands all day!

We can help you tailor your party package or you can choose from our ready-made packages available. Regardless of the event, we can create something wonderful, suitable for all ages in a truly unique birthday venue space!

We have timetables to suit either mornings or afternoons, and prices start from £15.50 per person.

“You guys were fantastic. The host we had was wonderful! Thank you for giving our daughter the best birthday!”

To start the ball rolling for your party, please call 01752 837645 or complete the form below and speak to our Events Team.

We’re just 15 minutes from Plymouth, with plenty of parking for cars and coaches.

“Both children and adults had a really enjoyable time at the party. The children loved feeding the meerkats, and seeing the tiger so close was a real bonus! Thanks for a great day and memories!”


Tiger Tots Birthday Party Package

A party that guarantees a roaring good time! An inclusive package ideally suited to children aged between 2 – 5.

Typical timetables for this package include:

  • Embark on a fun host lead Zoo Tour to find your favourite animals in our collection whilst your guide highlights roarsome facts.
  • Stop those hunger grumps with a scrumptious lunch in the Jaguar Restaurant.
  • A creative crafting activity to take-home a momento of the day.

Price: For only £17.50 per child, you’ll be booking a fantastically memorable experience for your child’s special day. This rate includes their zoo entry for the day as well as all of the below:

  • A birthday card from us at Dartmoor Zoo
  • A yummy lunch for the children
  • Free admission for two adults per party
  • Discounted entry rates of £12.50 reduced from £19.00 for all additional adults
  • Unlimited squash provided

Choose from our optional extras to make their day even more special:

  • From Superheroes to Princesses – Choose from some very special guests join your birthday booking to create a truly memorable occasion! (prices vary per request)
  • From Nerf Gun Battles to Dodgeball championships – Become sporting superstars in your own custom party competitions! (prices vary per request)
  • Feed our wonderful Meerkats (£45.00 per party)
  • Another crafting activity (£3.50 per child)
  • Party bag & Plush Toy (£5.99 per child)
  • Gift Shop vouchers of any chosen value for personal choice of souvenir from our shop

Capybara Kids Birthday Party Package

Get ready for a rumble in the jungle with our inclusive party package for kids aged between 6-15!

This package is pre-made and includes the following:

  • Being greeted in the Jaguar Restaurant by your party host
  • Escorted to your own reserved table with complimentary soft drinks
  • Get up close and personal with some of our special residents with a Feed the Meerkat experience
  • Enjoy a scrumptious lunch box in the Jaguar Restaurant
  • Embark on a fun host lead Zoo Tour to find your favourite animals in our collection whilst your guide highlights roarsome facts.

Price: For £22.50 per child, your children’s birthday memories will be both wild and wonderful.

The Capybara Kids rate includes zoo entry for the day, and loads more:

  • A birthday card from us at Dartmoor Zoo
  • A yummy lunch for the children
  • Free admission for two adults per party
  • Discounted entry rates of £12.50 reduced from £19.00 for all additional adults
  • Unlimited squash

Choose from our optional extras to make their day even more special:

  • From Superheroes to Princesses – Choose from some very special guests join your birthday booking to create a truly memorable occasion! (prices vary per request)
  • From Nerf Gun Battles to Dodgeball championships – Become sporting superstars in your own custom party competitions! (prices vary per request)
  • Feed our wonderful Meerkats (£45.00 per party)
  • A crafting activity (£3.50 per child)
  • Party bag & Plush Toy (£5.99 per child)
  • Gift Shop vouchers of any chosen value for personal choice of souvenir from our shop

Original Otters Birthday Party Package

Get set for a birthday party where you get to write the script!

For this package, we provide you with a blank canvas to build and enjoy the day as you wish. Our basic Otter Package includes:

  • Arrival in the Jaguar Restaurant to a designated table prepared with squash
  • Free time to settle into your surroundings
  • Lunch boxes will be brought to the table for your designated lunch time
  • Further free time to explore the zoo

Price: For £15.50 per child, zoo entry for the day is included, as well as:

  • A birthday card from us at Dartmoor Zoo
  • A yummy lunch for the children
  • Free admission for two adults per party
  • Discounted entry rates of £12.50 reduced from £19.00 for all additional adults
  • Unlimited squash

Choose from our optional extras to make their day even more special:

  • From Superheroes to Princesses – Choose from some very special guests join your birthday booking to create a truly memorable occasion! (prices vary per request)
  • From Nerf Gun Battles to Dodgeball championships – Become sporting superstars in your own custom party competitions! (prices vary per request)
  • Feed our wonderful Meerkats (£45.00 per party)
  • A 1 hr Zoo Tour (£45.00 per party)
  • A crafting activity (£3.50 per child)
  • Party bag & Plush Toy (£5.99 per child)
  • Gift Shop vouchers of any chosen value for personal choice of souvenir from our shop

Enchanted Entertainment have teamed up with Dartmoor Zoo!

Enchanted Entertainment are a Plymouth based company with years of experience in children’s entertainment.

Offering a variety of characters, they bring memorable extra magic to each and every event they attend.

Whether you’re looking for someone to dance with, beautiful singing voices, or you just want a visit from your favourite princess or superhero, make a magical wish and Enchanted Entertainment and Dartmoor Zoo will grant it!

If you would like Enchanted Entertainment added on to your party package, email the events team today.

 


Make your party extra special with Sporty Stars!

Sporty Stars’ sports themed birthday celebrations are a great a choice for enjoying time with friends and family, with an array of engaging activities to ensure there’s something active and enjoyable for all attendees.

Here are some of the activities on offer:

  1. Glow in the Dark Sports: Infuse sports with neon colours, face paint, and music for an unforgettable experience in the dark.
  2. Nerf Wars: Experience the thrill of Nerf battles, offering all the fun of paintball minus the bruises. Equipped with Nerf guns, plenty of bullets, and safety gear, it’s an ideal birthday party choice.
  3. Dodgeball: Master the art of dodging and throwing in this fast-paced game. Led by a qualified sports coach, participants engage in exciting dodgeball challenges.
  4. Multi-sport Parties: Enthusiastic coaches lead guests through a variety of sports-related fun, games, competitions, and challenges, ensuring an unforgettable experience. All equipment and supervision is provided.

Regardless of the chosen party theme, Sporty Stars’ energetic sports coaches take charge from the start, delivering fun, excitement, organisation, and effective behaviour management whilst making the birthday child’s day truly special. All staff members undergo enhanced DBS checks and hold first aid qualifications.

If you would like Sporty Stars added on to your party package, email the events team today for more information and availability.


Next step

To find out more or get a quote, please complete the form below and our Events Team will aim to respond within 3 working days. Thank you.

Terms & Conditions

1.Bookings should be made a minimum of two weeks in advance of your chosen date with a 50% deposit needed on the date of booking confirmation. This deposit is non-refundable. The remaining balance must be paid no later than seven days before the date of the party, after which point the total payment becomes non-refundable. You can make your payments by calling our Zoobase on 01752 837645.  

2. Animal feeds are subject to availability on a first come, first served basis and animal welfare considerations are priority. Only the birthday boy or girl will be able to feed the animals. Refunds are not granted in the highly unlikely event that a feed may not be possible due to animal welfare concerns but we will endeavour to organise an alternative animal feed on the day or at a later date. 

3. Capybara packages include a Feed the Meerkat experience subject to availability. Availability will be discussed at point of booking.

4. In line with health and safety guidance, Face Painting is not recommended for any children under the age of 3. Any child with broken or irritated facial skin will not be able to have their face painted for their own safety.

5. Our kids party hosts will guide, educate and entertain all children in attendance, however it is the responsibility of the attending adults to manage any challenging behaviour.

6. We reserve the right to end an activity or party booking early if the children in attendance are behaving inappropriately.

7. For adequate supervision, we recommend a minimum ratio of one attending adult per six children.

8. Parties may be rescheduled by Dartmoor Zoo due to severe weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

9. There is a minimum booking charge equivalent to 10 children. Parties for less than 10 children are welcomed but will be charged at the minimum booking rate. Parties for 25 or more children will be subject to additional booking charges.

10. Please note – our Education Team have a busy schedule of public talks and other commitments throughout the day and must keep to a strict timetable. For this reason, animal feeds and tours must begin at the time on your party schedule or they may be dropped from your itinerary on the day.