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Isle of Wight Zoo,Yaverland Seafront
Sandown, Isle of Wight
PO36 8QB

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Official opening of our new primate complex -Sunday 16th Oct -1pm

We are pleased to announce that we have recently completed our magnificent new primate complex development and our resident capuchin and spider monkeys have moved in and are greatly enjoying their improved accommodation.

This Sunday 16th October 2016 at 1pm we will be celebrating with the official opening of the new complex , so mark the date in your diary and visit the zoo this sunday to join in the celebration

October 2016 opening hours

Summer has whizzed by in a flash and tomorrow as we enter October our opening hours will be moving into our Autumn / Winter opening times. From Saturday 1st October until 31st October our opening hours will be 10 am - 4 pm

For the love of lemurs - 22nd - 30th October 2016

Would you dare to leave your comfort zone for the love of lemurs ??

This October half term the  Isle of Wight Zoo will be celebrating the World Lemur Festival  .As part of the celebrations the Zoo team will be undertaking personal challenges to show the world just how much we love and value lemurs. We would also like to invite everyone including conservation colleagues from across the globe to join us - what will you do ???  #fortheloveoflemurs

Please use the following link for a full size poster lemur festival.pdf

Isle of Wight Zoo mini BioBlitz as part of the BIAZA Grab That Gap campaign

We have been doing a mini BioBlitz on a previously barren patch of land by our car park, which we sowed with wildflower seeds as part of the BIAZA Grab That Gap campaign. Many thanks to Ian Boyd from Arc Consulting and to some of our young visitors for their help. We will post the results once we have everything identified.


NEW FOR 2016 -Daily " Walking Safari's "

Each day throughout the season join our friendly and knowledgable " Animologists " on an extraordinary and exciting new adventure as we unveil our unique 2016 " walking safari's " around the Isle of Wight Zoo

Daily " Walking Safari " timetable

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