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Discovery Days

Zoo Discovery Days at Bristol Zoo provide the perfect day out for Rainbows, Brownies and Guides.

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Bring your pack for a wild day out at Bristol Zoo!

Saturday 14th March 2015.

What's included?

  • Admission to Bristol Zoo for the whole day
  • Discovery  Education Session -  A half hour session run by our award-winning education team, with live animals and lots of interactive fun
  • Animal Enrichment Workshop – Learn how we keep the animals at the Zoo stimulated, happy and healthy and create some enrichments for the animals

Earn your badges at our Discovery Days

These activities will help your group achieve the badges that are most relevant to your trip, such as the Friends to Animals Badge, Craft Badge and Environment Badge.

Surround Yourself

There is so much to see and do during your visit to the Zoo; see the lions playing, swing through the Zoo like a gibbon on ZooRopia*, hand-feed the colourful lorikeets*, see the gorillas playing above your head in their impressive new house and see Winnie the baby hippo swim.

Book today

To secure your booking simply pay for your education and enrichment workshop in advance.

Sessions cost £21 for up to 15 children or £42 for up to 30 children. Please estimate the number of full and half sessions you will need to accommodate for your pack/ group.

On the day, simply pay £6.25 per child at the main entrance. One adult is admitted free for every seven children, £10.25 per additional adult.

Discovery days are always very popular, so to secure your booking call 0117 974 7369 or email

Can’t make it this time? Let the Zoo come to you!

Zoo to You offers a unique tailor-made visit to your group and brings you face-to-face with live animals and biofact objects such as skins, furs, horns and shells. Zoo to You visits give you the chance to see, hear and touch some of our live animals – you could find yourself being tickled by a hissing cockroach or holding a giant African snail!

For further information on our Bristol Zoo discovery days please call 0117 974 7363

*additional charges apply.

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Group prices

We offer great discounts of up to 32% on entry prices for groups of 10+ paying visitors.

Risk assessment guidelines PDF

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What's on at the Zoo

Take a look at our event calendar and find out what's on when you're visiting.


Take the ZooRopia challenge and swing like a gibbon on this unique aerial ropes course.