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Start your day with a roaringly good breakfast at the Zoo
Give your day a wild start with a roaringly good breakfast at the zoo . With stunning views over Culver, and great sight into the zoo overlooking our primate complex ,our newly refurshished cafe is now open daily from 9.30am serving breakfast.
Our cafe is open to both Zoo visitors and non zoo visitors alike, so while not arrive early and enjoy an early morning ample feast before you begin your zoo visit.
Home of the Wildheart Trust
After 40 years of being a family business we are proud to announce that we have become a charity!
The IOW Zoo now belongs to The Wildheart Trust (reg charity 1171144) which was set up to make a meaningful impact on the health of the natural world as well as improving the well-being of animals in human care.
The Trust is committed to providing a life-long home to rescued big cats as well as providing a loving home for other animal residents. We aim to engage, involve and empower people from both the heart and the head to help us in the global challenge to make the world a better place for animals.
We also actively contribute towards conservation projects in India,Madagascar and more locally,on the Isle of Wight and,as a charity,we expect to grow our capacity to do so.
We look forward to welcoming you,our 'Wildheart Friends’,to the zoo.
Please remember that if you are a UK taxpayer you are eligible to Gift Aid when you visit!
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Our Animologists are roaring in for 2017
Our animologist team are looking forward to warmly welcoming you,whether you are new to the zoo or a regular visitor.
The 2017 season is gearing up to be a memorable and exciting one,with so much to see and do for the whole family at the Isle of Wight Zoo.
Our knowledgeable and friendly Animologist team have been working hard to create a wonderful new programme of daily walking safaris around the zoo. This is a great way to get the most from your visit.
Our dedicated Animologists will help you to discover how we lovingly care for our animals as well as giving you an insight into our wildlife conservation programmes in India, Madagascar and on the Isle of Wight.Come and find out how you, can also be a wildlife hero.
The walking safaris are completely free to zoo visitors so please come and join us as we explore the wonderful world of nature.