FAMILY DAY OUT

Ponderosa Zoo has a wide variety of different animals from all over the world, ranging from the Tropical Jungles of Brazil to the Sandy Plains of Australia.

You can spend a full day here exploring the animals, playing in our adventure playground or soft play barn and take a bite to eat in our Lakeside Restaurant. 

Zoo Prices

Activity Under 2's Children Adults Family*
Zoo Only    FREE £5.00 £5.50 £19.00
Activity Carer Disabled Adult Disabled Child Senior
Zoo Only £2.50 £3.50 £3 £5

The Play barn is free of charge over winter!

The below prices are for our summer period only

Playbarn Prices

Activity Child (Under 2's) Child 2–8 years
Playbarn** (1 hour) £1.50 £3.50

Combination Prices 

Activity Children Family*
Zoo + 1 hour Playbarn £7.50 £24.00


*Family ticket comprises 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children

**The Playbarn is only suitable for children up to the age of 8yrs old

*** We do NOT offer play barn admission without zoo entry

Winter Opening Times
November 1st 2018 – May 4th 2019

Zoo:
10am - 4pm (last entry at 3pm)

Playbarn:
10am - 3pm

 Check our What's Happening page for our Christmas Activities taking place in December!

*All the above are open and operational 7 days per week.
*We will be closed from December 24th 2018 - January 4th 2019

Summer Opening Times 
May 5th 2018 - October 31st 2018

Zoo: 
10am - 5pm (last entry at 4pm)

Playbarn:
10am - 4pm


*All the above are open and operational 7 days per week
*Including all bank holidays

Free parking All Year Round

Things to do


How to find us

From Manchester

Come off the M62 at Junction 26 - turn right onto the A638 - Follow this road through Cleckheaton - Turn right at the clock tower in Heckmondwike centre. The centre is sign posted on the right. Turn down Station lane, under the railway bridge, past Al Murad tiles and we are the next left turn.

From Leeds

Turn off M62 at Junction 27 (Showcase Cinema) and pick up the A62 towards Huddersfield. Through 6 sets of light and turn left into Heckmondwike centre - then turn right at the clock tower in Heckmondwike centre. The centre is sign posted on the right. Turn down Station lane, under the railway bridge, past Al Murad tiles and we are the next left turn.

Ponderosa Centre Map