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

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Join us and roar out your support for this exciting two day event


Our tigers will be in competition to see who can raise the most funds for the Isle of Wight Zoo's Tiger Conservation project in India.

Tiger-themed activities for the whole family to enjoy !!


Which of our tigers will raise the most money?

Which member of Team Tiger  will YOU support?

LOLA is having an open house! Ever wondered what a tigers bedroom looks like ? For just £1.00 take an escorted visit to  Lola's bedroom! (Lola will not be at home!)

Gentle Giant CHANDRU is offering his " Tiger feet " autograph. £2.00 will buy you a life-sized print of his enormous front paw !

 ZENA invites you to make a plaster cast of her pugmark (footprint). Only £5.00 - so get your own paws on a bargain

 Super " cat " model  ZIA will be doing what she does best - posing for the camera ! For £2.00 Zoo Photographer Karen will take you behind the barrier to get that special photo .

 DIAMOND will be selling raffle tickets. The  winner will enjoy a unique and rare opportunity to join our Big Cat keepers and assist them with that day’s Big Cat Feed.

 AYSHA invites you to take part in her Tiger Quiz Trail for just £1.00 Search the zoo to find the answers.

For further information on the Isle of Wight Zoo's Tiger Conservation Project please visit

The ultimate outdoor cinema at the Isle of Wight Zoo - Update

An exciting opportunity to experience the ultimate outdoor cinema at the isle of Wight zoo this August with the screening of two popular family favorites  Madagascar and Frozen .

Due to very heavy demand for one particular movie " Frozen "  has now SOLD OUT !!!! but there are still tickets available for Madagascar so don't miss your chance to get your paws on tickets and join us for this unique cinema experience in the very heart of the Zoo.



Frozen - Sunday 24th August

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Our daily Meerkat encounters have arrived !!


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 .

Don't forget your tickets for the ultimate outdoor cinema experience in August at the Isle of Wight Zoo !!!!!

Experience great films in a beautiful and unique location with the extraordinary traveling film show .

This summer the Isle of Wight Zoo will be hosting two spectacular outdoor cinema screenings perfectly suited to a family audience .

Why not enjoy watching King Julian and the cast of the highly popular animated film 'Madagascar’ and visit the zoo's own adorable ring tailed Lemur " King Tsingy " and the possibility of the occasional roar from our Lions as they add a true sense of drama to the evening  ?


Isle of Wight Zoo - Madagascar - Saturday 23rd August


Ticket prices: per screening - per person

Adults £8.50

Children £ 7.50 ( 3-16 yrs )

Family ticket / two adults - two children

If you require more details prior to booking please just give the zoo a quick roar or drop into the zoo entrance to purchase your tickets or alternatively you can simply book online .

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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.

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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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