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Annual zoo membership

annual zoo membership at Bristol Zoo

Set in 12 acres of award-winning gardens, we provide a child-friendly environment, where your little monkeys can go wild in our adventure playground or in our water play area, Splash!

Join us for a year of unlimited fun

Annual zoo membership gives you unlimited entry into the Zoo for a whole year, giving you the freedom to make short and frequent visits – you really can come as often as you like (we’re only closed on Christmas Day). Click here to buy an annual zoo membership or renew your current one here.

Try before you buy

We will refund the cost of your ticket* if you become a member within seven days of visiting (we just need to see your receipt)**.

*Please note that tickets purchased through external companies are non refundable against membership
**Only available when purchasing membership in person, not online - please call the membership office on 0117 974 7385 with any enquires

Great value

Annual zoo membership really is great value and can pay for itself after just three visits compared with normal entry.

Protecting wildlife together

As a member, you are directly contributing to our conservation work, helping us to care for the animals in the Zoo as well as protecting endangered species across the globe.  


Wild Place Project open day - Wednesday 29th October.

Bristol Zoo members are invited to visit the Wild Place Project free of charge on Wednesday 29th October. Come and explore the Wild Place Project at your leisure and enjoy all the fun that the wildlife park has to offer.

To take advantage of this one-off, free day, all you need to do is email with the names and membership numbers of the guests attending and make sure you bring your Bristol Zoo Gardens membership card with you on the day.

Our members now receive even more benefits!

  • Fast track FREE entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens for one year during normal opening hours.
  • 20% discount on friends and family admission all year round during normal opening hours, or a 50% discount on friends and family admission on Member Mondays (every Monday excluding Bank Holidays).*.
  • Free entry to selected other UK zoos and safari parks, including; Colchester Zoo; Chester Zoo (one visit per year); Edinburgh Zoo; Marwell Zoological Park (one visit per year) and Woburn Safari Park (one visit per year, Woburn members cannot gain free entry to Bristol Zoo with a Woburn Toddlers pass). If you want to visit another zoo in the scheme, please remember to take your welcome or renewal letter with you.
  • Invitations to special members only events and previews of new exhibits.
  • a Bristol Zoo badge.
  • A 10% discount on the full membership fee after one year's continuous membership.
  • Free 'The Zoo' magazine twice a year.
  • Members eNews with latest news and offers.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the gift shop. Minimum spend of £5 applies**
  • 20% discount for all members wanting to try Zooropia**
  • 15% discount on all retail items in the Activity Centre - minimum spend of £5 applies**
  • Special offers an discounts.

*This offer replaces the five discounted admission tickets allocated to each membership household per year.

**Terms and conditions apply

Click here to buy a membership online today!


One adult £57.70  - Click here to buy now
Child (3-14)* £23.70 - Click here to buy now
Child under 3** Free of charge
Concession £48.50 - Click here to buy now
Disabled child (with up to 2 carers free) £17.50 - Click here to buy now
Carer for disabled adult Free of charge

*If your child is 2 years old upon the expiry date of your current membership, their membership will be free of charge when you come to renew. If your child turns 3 years of age before your current membership expiry date, then they will need to be paid for when you renew.

**Must be purchased in conjunction with another membership. 

For more information on prices click here.

For further information on annual zoo memberships please contact the Membership Department on 0117 974 7300 or fill out our form here.

Please note that our membership office is open daily from 9am-4:30pm. When purchasing your membership online you membership will be effective immediately, however your membership pack will take up to 14 days to arrive.

You can now purchase child memberships without having an adult on the membership. 

If you are intending to purchase an annual membership, renew an annual membership or buy a membership as a gift please note:

Before purchasing your annual membership please consider carefully the people you would like to include for the year ahead. We are unable to add anybody once the membership year has commenced.

Memberships at Bristol Zoo are grouped by household. Should you wish to add additional members of your household to an existing membership at a later date, they will be charged the full price and will be added to the same household account.

Due to the low cost and good value for money presented by the child and disabled child individual memberships, they will not be entitled to receive complimentary tickets or half price vouchers. Details for a paying adult must be provided at time of purchase. If paying adult is currently a member of Bristol Zoo, the child must be added to adults’ membership account.  

Buy membership online

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Membership renewals

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Membership prices

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Annual membership terms and conditions

Full terms and conditions to Bristol Zoos annual membership