Get closer to wild animals from around the world at Newquay Zoo, sheltering over 130 species. This zoo, Cornwall’s largest, features an African Savannah and a Philippines area, which houses endangered fishing cats, visayan warty pigs, and Philippine spotted deer. The zoo also houses an important conservation breeding program for threatened red pandas, lemurs, marmosets, tapirs, lions, and meerkats, to name just a few. Inside the zoo’s atmospheric tropical house, rain forest plants and animals are protected. Animal encounters and feeding times are available throughout the year, several times a day. A Tarzan adventure trail, children’s play area, and a dragon maze are provided for families with small kids. The site’s special events program runs all year, with updates on the zoo’s website. Add Newquay Zoo to your Newquay travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Newquay driving holiday site.
Newquay Zoo reviews
After finding somewhere to park which is payable 3-4 hrs £6.20 (as car park belongs to council). Next to the zoo. Tou go in after pre booking online due to covid 19. The zoo took 2 hours and 30 mins.... more »
This is a good little zoo and covid safe with a one way system in place not very big but the animals look well looked after more »
As an avid zoo goer, Newquay Zoo wasn't the best we've been to, but definitely not the worst either (hence the star rating). Very friendly staff, well priced entrance fee. You have to pay to park too, which was a slight disappointment. You can see and visit everything the zoo has to offer in around 3 hours. There's also a great crazy golf course close by.
A fantastic little zoo in the heart of Newquay. Despite its small size, the zoo has a wide variety of interesting animals, and the feeding talks are extremely high quality! On our visit we saw a lynx kitten, which was especially adorable. The otters were also cute, especially with their squeaking before they got fed. Overall a fantastic place to visit, and well worth the price. Make sure to go to as many talks as possible!
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