Children's Parties

We are offering a selection of party packs for you to choose from.
Why not make your child's party extra special! For more information or to make a booking please call the Ponderosa Office on 01924 235276 - Please note we DO NOT take bookings via email you must phone us to book the party in.

 ** If you would like a Playbarn party we will ONLY take 2 Playbarn parties per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. This is because we close the playbarn from the general public for the duration of the party. If you decide the Playbarn party is for you then ring as soon as possible to guarantee availability **

All Options:

Option1: Farm Tour 1 hour

Activity Price
Farm Tour 1 hour £9.95 per child
Extras:
15 Party Balloons £15.00 for table
Party Bags £2.50 per bag

Option 2: Playbarn Party

Activity Price
Playbarn Party £9.95 per child
Extras
15 Party Balloons £15.00 for table 
Party Bags £2.50 per bag

 Option 3: Farm Tour and Reptile Party

Activity Price
Farm Tour and Reptile Party £9.95 per child
Extras
15 Party Balloons £15.00 for table 
Party Bags £2.50 per bag

Party Bags £2.50 per bag

Sample Contents:

Summer Opening Times 
May 5th 2018 - October 2018

Zoo: 
10am - 5pm
(last entry at 4pm)

*Including all bank holidays

Playbarn:
10am - 4pm


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

Winter Opening Times
October 29th 2018 – May 4th 2019

Zoo:
10am - 4pm
(last entry at 3pm)

*Including all bank holidays

Playbarn:
10am - 3pm

 

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

Free parking All Year Round

Things to do

Halloween at Ponderosa

Get ready for a fantastic Halloween here at Ponderosa Zoo!

Details...
Running from the 20th - 28th October (10am - 5pm) we have all sorts of Halloween activities taking place:

11am: Bat feeding & talk
12pm: Reptile experience
1pm: Porcupine talk
2pm: Pony Petting
3pm: Small mammal experience
4pm: Fox feeding and talk

PLUS
11am - 3pm: Our pumpkin patch will be open for you pick a pumpkin, you can the draw on a design and our expert pumpkin carvers will carve it out ready for you to take home.

In addition we have a little mystery going on at the zoo and we need our customers help us solve it! Some frightful beasts from a magical world have escaped and are hiding in the zoo! Can you find them and help return them back to where they belong? Make sure to collect your clues on arrival and drop off your findings at the ticket office on your way out. Those that solve it will be given a special treat!

Fancy dress is encouraged and spot prizes will be offered to those with the spookiest costumes

Prices:
For all activities listed above + an hour use of our Play barn + general zoo admission:
Under 2's: £3
Child (aged 3 - 8): £8.95
Adult: £5.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children): £27.95
Family: (1 adult + 3 children): £30.95

* Our regular admission prices will still run throughout the week if you want to visit the zoo but do not wish to take part in the Halloween event.

** Additional pumpkins can be purchased if you would like to just purchase a general admission ticket but also get a pumpkin.

*** Our bouncy castle will be up and will be an extra charge of £1.50

**** Last admission is at 4pm


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