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Life membership at Bristol Zoo Gardens

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Become a life member and visit Bristol Zoo Gardens as often as you like… forever.

Life members enjoy all the benefits that standard membership brings as well as a yearly invitation to the annual life members' event, where you’ll be able to explore behind the scenes and meet key members of our conservation team. You’ll also never have to complete an application form again.

By becoming a life member, you’ll be making a significant contribution to conservation, helping to care for the animals in the Zoo as well as protecting endangered species across the globe. As a life member, you will receive:

  • Fast track FREE entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens during normal opening hours.
  • Five half-price tickets for family members each year.
  • Free entry to selected other UK zoos and safari parks, including: Colchester Zoo; Chester Zoo; Edinburgh Zoo; Marwell Zoological Park (one visit per year) and Woburn Safari Park (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.
  • Subscription to The Zoo magazine.
  • Members eNews with latest news and offers.
  • 15% discount on all retail items in the Activity Centre. Minimum spend of £5 applies.
  • Special offers.
  • Annual life members' event.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the gift shop. Minimum spend of £5 applies*
  • 20% discount for all members wanting to try Zooropia*

Life membership costs £500 for an individual or £800 for a joint membership. You can now spread the payment over 10 monthly instalments - speak to the membership team for more information.

Existing members with at least two full years of continuous membership receive a 10% discount when upgrading to life membership at renewal.

For more information and how to buy please contact us on 0117 974 7300.

Please note that our membership office is open daily from 9am - 4:30pm. It will take up to 28 days for your membership pack to be sent out when purchased online.

Child life membership price on application.

*during normal opening hours and subject to availability. 

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