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Blackpool Zoo

 

This page provides a summary of basic information for this animal park as at 04/02/2001. To check for up to date information and full details please visit the official website at :

Blackpool Zoo Park

 

Name Blackpool Zoo Park

Address:
Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8PP.

Telephone number:
01253 830830

Fax Number
01253 830 800

E-mail address

  contact@blackpoolzoo.org.uk

Opening Hours

Everyday except Christmas Day
Opens 10.00am to 5.45pm
Last admission 5.00pm

Facilities

  • Miniature Railway Ride
  • Childrens Zoo
  • Childrens Play area
  • Toilets including disabled facilities
  • Baby changing room
  • Gift shops
  • Self Sevice Cafe with licensed bar- kiosks and picnic areas

 

Feeding

  • Meerkat Feed and Talk
  • Sealion Feed and Talk
  • Pelican Feed and Talk
  • Otter Feed and Talk
  • Big Cat Feed and Talk (Talk daily, no feed Friday)

 

Shows

  • Swimulator-allows you to ride with the dolphins
  • Elephant Walk (Back to Elephant House)
  • Parrot Display (in the Arena)
  • Camel Walk
  • Great Ape Talk
  • Lemur Talk (inside Lemur Wood)
  • Tapir Talk
  • Animal Handling - (Insect and reptiles - inside the Elephant House)

 

Acres

32

Other

  • Walk through Lemur wood
  • Free flight aviary
  • Gorilla mountain
  • Wolf wood

Number Of Species

Number of animals 400+

  Number of Species Number of Animals
Mammals

40

167

Birds

53

247

Reptiles

2

23

Amphibians

0

0

Fish

1

30

Invertebrates

0

0

Totals

96

467

 
Annual Attendance Number of Staff Area in acres Associations

303,249

26

32

  • The Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Endangered Species Programme
  • European Association of Zoos and Aquaria-EAZA
  • ISIS

 

 

  Your Day at Blackpool Zoo
10.00am Zoo opens
10.45am Meerkat Feed and Talk
11.00am Sealion Feed and Talk
11.25am Pelican Feed and Talk
11.30am Elephant Walk (Back to Elephant House)
11.45am Parrot Display (in the Arena)
12.00pm Otter Feed and Talk
12.30pm Camel Walk
1.30pm Great Ape Talk
2.00pm Lemur Talk (inside Lemur Wood)
2.15pm Parrot Display (in the Arena)
2.30pm Sealion Feed and Talk
3.00pm Otter Feed and Talk
3.15pm Tapir Talk
3.30pm Big Cat Feed and Talk (Talk daily, no feed Friday)
4.00pm Animal Handling - (Insect and reptiles - inside the Elephant House)
5.00pm Last admission to zoo
5.45 Zoo Closes

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Last Updated 04/02/2001