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Tel: 01983 403883

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


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The tiger information centre

Adoption Spot

A Valuable Adoption Directory and Information Resource.

Isle of Wight Zoo Facebook

Official Facebook page for the zoo.

Isle of Wight Zoo Twitter

Official Twitter page for the zoo. If you want bitesize news about what we're up to, this is the place to go.

Jonathan Truss Wildlife Artist

Jonathan Truss is a professional wildlife artist passionate about the animals he captures on canvas and a member of the prestigious U.S. organization The Society of Animal Artists. He is a long time supporter of the Isle of Wight Zoo and has painted many of our animals. Original paintings and prints are available from his website along with information about his painting tours.

K1 Photography

Karen-Jane Dudley is the Isle of Wight Zoo?s official photographer and has won many accolades for the images she has captured at the Zoo. She provides all the images that we use for our adoption certificates and pictures. Further information about her services and her work is available on her website along with information about ordering pictures and prints.

Rapanui Clothing

Isle of Wight-based ethical clothing company.

Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries

Red Funnel operate a ferry service between Southampton and Cowes / East Cowes

Steppes Discovery

Steppes Discovery are a member of TOFT (Travel Operators For Tigers) and specialise in ethical animal tourism across the world. They are the Isle of Wight Zoo's official travel company and run a huge number of tours every year (many hosted by well known experts) in some of the most challenging and exciting places on earth.

The Association of British Wild Animal Keepers

For information about careers in animal care see The Association of British Wild Animal Keepers website.


Wightlink operate ferries between the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth or Lymington.

Wight Wildlife

Photography by local artist Stuart Shore.


The Carlton Hotel, Bed and Breakfast Hotel Shanklin

Bed and breakfast hotel in Shanklin.

Nettlecombe Farm Holiday Cottages

Nine self-catering cottages in Whitwell.

Southland Holiday Camp

Five star award winning camping and caravan park

The Trouville Hotel

Hotel on Sandown Seafront, 20mins walk from the zoo.

Conservation & Research

Carnivore Campaign

The IOW Zoo supports the annual conservation campaign of the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA). In 2009 the campaign is focusing on the issues facing European carnivores. The IOW Zoo will be raising funds for the campaign throughout 2009, culminating on a day of fun-filled activites on August bank holiday Monday (31st Aug). To find out more about the conservation of carnivores in Europe visit the Carnivore Campaign website.

Kanha National Park

Further information about Kanha Jungle Lodge is available on the following website.

Madagascar Fauna Group

The Zoo is pleased to support the MFG and fund an agro-forestry station in Madagascar.

Pench Reserve

Further information about Pench Jungle Lodge is available on the following website.

The Andrew Lees Trust

Tiger Awareness Charity

A registered charity which works in India to promote the preservation of the tiger in its natural habitat and help safeguard the species against extinction.


Athena Films

Athena Films worked with the IOW Zoo to produce ITV's 'Tiger Island' series.This dynamic, award-winning film company are at the frontline of their industry. The creation of characterful and inspirational documentaries are their forte, especially within the field of wildlife.

IOW County Press

The Isle of Wight County Press is our local paper and has supported the Zoo for many years. A wealth of local news and information is available on their website.

Isle of Wight Radio

Isle of Wight Radio is the Island's local radio station. If you're on holiday, listen while you visit for a taste of Island life.

Snowleopard Records

Isle of Wight based internet music shop selling Reggae, Jazz, Indie, Rock, Latin, Classical & other music.


Activ Isle of Wight

Lots of information about the Isle of Wight, including attractions and accomodation.

Essex Tourist Guide

Essex Tourist Guide is the essential and premier Guide providing information and resources for all types of Tourist needs in the county of Essex

Exploring England

Exploring England is a diverse and user friendly tourist directory with a number of Isle of Wight listings.


Isle of Wight Holiday Information from GoWight

Isle of Wight Lavender

Isle of Wight Tourist Guide

Isle of Wight tourist guide caters for all the tourist needs on the Isle of Wight. It is an extensive guide for all tourism and leisure activities.

Web directory for kids.

Things to do with kids on the Isle of Wight - is an easy to use website for finding things to do with kids on the Isle of Wight and all over the UK - searchable by age of kids, county and indoor or outdoor attraction.

Where Can We Go

Britain's What's On Events Guide