Marwell Zoo Tickets: Day, annual and experiences

Marwell Zoo ticketsHome to hundreds of endangered and exotic animals, Marwell Zoo, is an incredible experience for the whole family. Open 363 days a year, there’s plenty to see and do on a day out at the Zoo.

So, how much do Marwell Zoo tickets cost? And, what types of tickets do they sell? We run down all the options below including day and annual passes, student discounts, group tickets and some incredible animal experiences you’ll never forget.

Ticket prices and offers are subject to change. All information is correct as of 9th June 2022. For up-to-date prices, visit the official website.

How Marwell Zoo ticket prices work

There are two things to bear in mind when viewing Marwell Zoo tickets:

  1. The below ticket prices include an optional donation. This is a fantastic way to support the wonderful conservation work done by the Zoo and help them recover from the impact of lost revenue during coronavirus pandemic closures. If you’d prefer, you can choose to not give a donation when purchasing a ticket.
  2. Ticket prices have Standard and Winter rates. Standard tickets can be purchased for 2 April – 31 October 2022 dates, whilst Winter tickets cover 1 November – 31 December 2022 dates. If you visit in the Winter you’ll get discounted entry to the Zoo.

You can also donate to Marwell Zoo at any time via their Just Giving page.

Marwell Zoo day tickets

So, with the above factors in mind, how much do Marwell Zoo tickets cost? Well, prices vary by age, as shown below:

Marwell Zoo penguinsStandard ticket prices

  • Adult (17-59 years): £25.00
  • Child (3-16 years): £21.00
  • Infant (2 and under): FREE
  • Senior (60+): £22.50

In addition, a carer can access the Zoo for free when accompanying a paying guest with accessibility needs. You’ll need to have proof of entitlement, more details of which can be found here.

Winter ticket prices

As mentioned above, you’ll save money if you visit in the Winter season, making this a great time to visit if you’re on a budget. Prices for Winter tickets are:

  • Adult (17-59 years): £21.00
  • Child (3-16 years): £17.50
  • Infant (2 and under): FREE
  • Senior (60+): £18.50
  • Carers: FREE (when visiting with paying guest with accessibility needs)

Marwell Zoo student tickets

One other way to save money on Marwell Zoo tickets is if you’re a student. So long as you have a valid student card, you’ll pay the concession rate, which is one of the cheapest adult tickets.

Students pay £22.50 for a standard ticket, or £18.50 for a Winter ticket.

Marwell Zoo annual memberships

If you’re planning to visit the zoo more than twice a year, then it’s well worth getting an annual membership. You’ll save money in the long run and will be able to access the Zoo 363 days a year! Plus, you’ll get discounts in the gift shop and cafes, early Zoo entry, as well as free entry to a selection of other zoos across the UK!

Annual memberships currently cost:

  • Annual Adult (17-59 years) – £66
  • Annual Child (3-16 years) – £46
  • Annual Infant (2 and under) – FREE
  • Annual Concession (60+ or Student with valid Student Card) – £56

If you’ve already purchased a standard ticket, or decide you want to switch to an annual membership this can easily be done in the membership cabin in the Zoo. The cost of your day ticket will then be discounted from the cost of an annual ticket (although donations will not be refunded).

Visit the Zoo’s annual membership page for more details.

Marwell Zoo giraffe animal experience

Animal experiences at Marwell Zoo

One of the most memorable ways to visit the Zoo, and help support them, is by purchasing an animal experience. You’ll get up close with incredible creatures and even be allowed to feed them. Tickets include entry to the park as well as the experience.

These include:

  • Giraffe face to face: £220 (two people)
  • Penguin face to face: £110 (one person) or £220 (two people)

Learn more about these animal experiences.

Other Marwell Zoo tickets

There are a range of other great ways to experience Marwell Zoo for all ages. These include:

  • Group tickets: For groups of more than 50+ people, you can request entry via the advance tickets page. Smaller groups can be booked directly via the main ticket page.
  • Agent tickets: If you’re a ticket reseller, such as an accommodation, travel agent, or tourism company, you can bulk buy tickets at a discount in quantities of 50 or more. More details are on the advance tickets page.
  • Business events: Hold your next conference at the park, or reward employees with a family fun day. Marwell Zoo’s business events page has more details.
  • Scouting events: Available for Scouts, Cubs, Beavers, Guides, Rainbows and Brownies, these special events have cheap entry and a range of exciting experiences in the park. More details can be found here.

Learn more about Marwell Zoo

If you’re curious about the animals at Marwell Zoo, opening times, experiences, where to eat or if you have any other questions, we’ve created a complete guide to days out at Marwell Zoo, with everything you could need to know.

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