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 and take a bite to eat in our Lakeside Restaurant. 

Please note:
- Our coffee shop is now closed until February 2020. Food and drink can still be purchased from our Lakeside Restaurant 
- Our play barn is now permanently closed. Please see our 'What's Happening' page for more information

Zoo Prices

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


*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

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

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Animal Talks, feeding displays and encounters!

Weekends Only (November 2019 - March 2020)
12pm: Small Mammal Encounter

2pm: Tortoise Encounter

Weekends Only (April 2020 - August 2020)
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

 

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

Zoo: 
10am - 4pm (last entry at 3pm)

Additional Information
* All the above are open and operational 7 days per week
* Including all bank holidays except:
* We be closed from 23rd December 2019 - 3rd January 2020
* Free parking All Year Round

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

* Fully disabled accessible 

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Summer Opening Times 
March 30th 2020 - October 23rd 2020

Zoo: 
10am - 5pm (last entry at 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 

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