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Isle of Wight Zoo,Yaverland Seafront
Sandown, Isle of Wight
PO36 8QB

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BOO AT THE ZOO - 25th Oct - 1st Nov 2014

Come and join in a week of Halloween themed fun and more at the Zoo from 25th October - 1st November 

HALLOWEEN SPECIAL OFFER !!!!!!!!! love visiting the Isle of Wight Zoo ??? why not come and see us more often with our Halloween special offer , HALF PRICE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yes that's right ....HALF PRICE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP , annual membership for the Isle of Wight Zoo normally retails at £50.00 and gives one and adult and an accompanying child unlimited entry to the Isle of Wight Zoo for 12 months , visit the zoo and sign up for an annual membership during our Halloween Boo at the Zoo event and get your paws on a membership for just £25.00 offer worth screaming about


Isle of Wight Bat Hospital - Fly in and meet the Isle of Wight Bat Hospital who will be joining in to us on Tues 28th October  , learn about the vital work carried out by the Hospital and find out just what makes bats so amazing .

TRADITIONAL PUMPKIN CARVING - Unleash your creative side and carve a pumpkin

" CREEPY CRAWLY "TRICK OR TREAT TRAIL : Follow the bug themed trick or treat trail around the zoo

·      BUG ENCOUNTERS - learn about the world of bugs

·     COLD & WARM BLOOD ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS - A chance to come face to face with a number of cold and warm blooded animals during the daily animal encounter sessions



Isle of Wight Zoo animals living a lot for a little less

A number of the Isle of Wight Zoo animals are enjoying living a lot for a little less with kind help from supermarket chain Aldi

Aldi are kindly donating fruit and vegetables that have gone past its shelf date to the Zoo to help reduce its wastage .

Cowes store manager Mike said " We are always happy to support local projects and do whatever we can to help "



Come and meet the Meerkats !!!


The Isle of Wight Zoo is pleased to announce that our brand new daily Meerkat encounters are now available at " Suricata Lodge " our stunning new African style Kalahari Meerkat experience area.

If you fancy the opportunity to be used as a human termite mound by our friendly mob of Meerkats then why not treat yourself or your children to an encounter in our specially designed undercover area? Tickets are sold on the day on a first-come-first-served basis .

Junior Master Class Photography Sessions

The Isle of Wight Zoo is launching an exciting new experience for the 2014 season , hosted by Wildlife photographer Karen-Jane Dudley the Junior Master Class photography session are specially designed for children aged 10-15 yrs and will run twice a week throughout the main summer season from 3pm - 5pm. 
Each session is priced at £19.99 per student and places are limited.Each Master Class will give an introduction into the art of photography .The minimum number of places will need to be filled for the workshops to go ahead. 

Find out about Junior Masterclass here.

Adopt an animal Animal Experience Really Wild Photography Gift Shop

Zoo News

New Heaters Donated by Veito


4th March 2014
Veito carbon infra-red heaters keep the Isle of Wight Zoo and its animals warm with a donation of twelve heaters.


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