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 3's Children Adults Family*
Zoo Only    FREE £5.50 £6.75 £21.00
Activity Carer Disabled Adult Disabled Child Senior
Zoo Only £2.50 £3.50 £3 £5.50

Baby & Toddler Playbarn Prices

Activity Child (Under 3's)
Playbarn** (1 hour) £1.50

Combination Prices 

Activity Children Family*
Zoo + 1 hour Playbarn £7.95 £26.00


*Child prices are from ages 3 - 15 years
*Senior prices are from age 60+
*A family compromises of 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

Annual Membership Prices

Fancy unlimited trips to the zoo for an entire year? You can now purchase an annual pass during a visit to the zoo or you can give us a call and purchase one over the phone. The prices are as follows:

Pass Type Price
Adults £25
Two Adults £48
Child £21
Family £80
Senior £21
Carer £10
Disabled Adult £14
Disabled Child £12

*Child prices are from ages 3 - 15 years
*Senior prices are from age 60+
*A family compromises of 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children

Animal Talks, feeding displays and encounters!

Weekends
12pm: Reindeer Feed and Talk

12.30pm: Lemur Feed and Talk

1pm: Tortoise Encounter

1.30pm: Otter Feed and Talk

2pm: Serval Feed and Talk

2.30pm: Small Mammal Encounter

3pm: Scottish Wildcat Feed and Talk

 

Weekdays
12pm: Small Mammal Encounter

2pm: Tortoise Encounter

Summer Opening Times 
April 1st 2019 - October 25th 2019

Zoo: 
10am - 5pm (last entry at 4pm)

Playbarn:
10am - 4pm

Additional Information
* All the above are open and operational 7 days per week

* Including all bank holidays

* Free parking All Year Round

* No dogs permitted on site (except for guide dogs)

* Fully disabled accessible 

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Winter Opening Times 
October 26th 2019 - march 31st 2020


Zoo: 
10am - 4pm (last entry at 3pm)

Playbarn:
10am - 3pm

Additional Information

* As of November 4th 2019 our play barn will close permanently. See our 'What's Happening' page for more information.
* All the above are open and operational 7 days per week
* Including all bank holidays except:
* We be closed from 24th December 2019 - January 3rd 2020
* Free parking All Year Round

* No dogs permitted on site (except for guide dogs)

* Fully disabled accessible 

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