Visit as many times as you like

Annual membership

Bristol Zoo Membership gives you unlimited entry into the Zoo for a whole year, giving you the freedom to enjoy the Zoo whenever you want – we’re open every day apart from Christmas Day.

You can enjoy an amazing world of animals all year round, all within our spectacular, award-winning, 12-acre 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! With over 400 species – including nine animal houses under cover – you can make the most of your visit, whatever the weather. 

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Dual Membership - new for 2015!

Become a dual member and enjoy unlimited visits to Bristol Zoo Gardens and our sister attraction Wild Place Project.

Plus take advantage of all the benefits of an annual membership and these additional features:

•    Unlimited access (during normal opening hours) to Wild Place Project.
•    Discounted entry all year round for friends and family to Wild Place Project*.
•    Discounts on selected Wild Place Project events and Leap of Faith.
•    10% discount in the Wild Place Project gift shops*.
•    Discounted birthday parties at Wild Place Project (if the birthday child is a member).*

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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).

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

Saving 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.

Life Membership

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

Bristol Zoo lifetime membership allows you to 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 lifetime zoo 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.

Please call our dedicated life membership team on 0117 747 385 to buy a life membership today!

Membership features

Our memberships are jam packed with amazing features, such as:

  • Fast track FREE entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens for one year during normal opening hours.
  • Discount entry for  friends and family all year round*
  • 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 discounts to selected events.
  • A 10% discount on the full membership fee after one year's continuous membership.
  • Exclusive Members’ e-news with latest news and offers.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the gift shop. Minimum spend of £5 applies*
  • Discount on Zooropia*
  • 15% discount on all retail items in the Activity Centre - minimum spend of £5 applies*
  • Discounted birthday parties (if the birthday child is a member).*

*Terms and conditions apply

Membership offers

On your bike!

As part of Bristol Zoo’s vision ‘a sustainable future for wildlife and people’, we would like to reward our guests for cycling to the Zoo.

If you are a member of the zoo, collect a cycling stamp card when you next visit and present proof of cycling (e.g. a helmet) to receive one stamp. Collect five stamps and receive a £5 discount off your next membership renewal! Members can pick up a card at the admissions desk. Good for the environment and good for you!

Refer a Friend

Recommend a friend as an annual member and you’ll receive a £7 voucher that can be used in our Coral Restaurant, Deli & Bakery – so you can both enjoy a day out at the Zoo together and catch-up over coffee and cake! Members, please fill in your name, membership number, email address and contact number on this form. Pass the form onto your friend to hand in when they take out a membership. We’ll then send you your £7 voucher.

Terms & Conditions: To refer a friend, you must have a valid membership at Bristol Zoo Gardens. You cannot recommend a friend who has been a member within the last six months. The £7 voucher can be spent on any item in the Coral Restaurant, Deli & Bakery. No cash alternatives are available and no change is given. The flyer must be presented to the membership team at the time the membership is taken out. This is not available online.

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