Contact Us

Tel: 01983 403883

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

Visit Us

 2018 Opening Hours

1st April to 30th September 2018
10am - 5.30pm
1st to 31st October 2018
10am - 4pm
 1st Nov to 31st December 2018  11am to 3pm

Admission Prices

Includes 10% Voluntary Donation

 ADULT  £12.48
 CHILD (3-14 years)  £10.23
 INFANT (under 3 years)  FREE
 FAMILY (2 adults & 2 children  £40.20
If you are a UK taxpayer please remember to sign a Gift Aid form. This enables the Trust to claim as additional 25p in every £1.00 from HMRC at no extra cost to you!


Adult: £11.35 Child: £9.30 Infant: FREE Senior/Student: £10.30 

Island Resident: £8.80 Family: £36.55 (each additional child): £8.80

Disabled Adult: £11.35 Disabled Senior £10.30 Disabled Child £9.30

Disabled Carer: FREE

  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Same-day visitors to neighbouring attraction Dinosaur Isle will receive a 10% discount on production of their ticket . 
  • We regret that we are unable to allow dogs into the zoo, as they distress our animals. This includes service dogs. Please do not leave your dog in the car, particularly as our car park has no shady areas.
  • Please note that we DO NOT accept Tesco Clubcard vouchers, and we have never been a part of this scheme. You can visit Tesco's website to see which Isle of Wight attractions accept them.
  • Parking is £3.00 per day for zoo customers. Parking tickets available from pay & display machines located in the car park.

Browns Golf Course

  • If you have played a game of golf at Browns golf course please present your Browns golf receipt on arrival at the zoo for a 10% discount on a standard zoo entry fee.
  • Browns golf course offer a 10% discount on a game of golf for zoo visitors, Please retain your zoo entry receipt to qualify for this discount at Browns golf course

Information for Disabled Guests

  • A carer accompanying a disabled visitor will be admitted free of charge, on request.  Supporting documentation should be provided, for example a current DLA letter. The normal admission or membership fee applies to the disabled visitor. 
  • The zoo has manual wheelchairs available for free loan. We recommend booking one in advance, particularly during the peak season.
  • We do not own any mobility scooters. Local firms Wight Phoenix and Island Mobility offer scooters for hire so you may wish to consider using them.
  • Bus stops outside the zoo car park take you to Ryde or Newport.
  • No part of the zoo relies on the use of steps.
  • There is a large disabled toilet in our cafe as well as the main toilet block. 
  • For animal welfare reasons, we are unfortunately unable to admit service dogs. This is to protect the service dog as well as our own animals.



We can be found on Yaverland Road, Sandown, right in front of the beach. This is on the South-East side of the Island and is easily accessible by road. If using SatNav, our postcode is PO36 8QB

Buses 23 and 8 serve Sandown, and timetable information can be found at the Southern Vectis website. During peak season the Island Coaster bus also stops at the zoo. 

Island Line Trains serve Sandown Station, with a 20 minute train ride from Ryde Station. From Sandown Station there is a walk of 20-30 mins to the zoo. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling  0845 6000 650


  • Shop
  • Cafe - serves hot/cold food and drink.
  • Children's Play Area
  • Baby Changing Facility

Download a map of the Isle of Wight Zoo 2017 .pdf