Battersea Park  zoo is a great day out for adults or kids of all ages. With daily feedings and informative talks giving visitors the chance to get a little bit closer to their furry friends, there’s plenty to keep even the most easily distracted interested.You are not just stuck to animal related adventures either.There’s active fun to be had in the adventure playground and sand pit, where children can operate their own mini diggers, build sandcastles or just have fun climbing, sliding or jumping on the trampolines! Explore the large sandpit, diggers, fort, life-sized tractor and fire engine.

Animals at the zoo include

  • Asian Short-Clawed otter
  • Bolivian Squirrel Monkey
  • Chinchilla
  • Donkey
  • Hedgehogs
  • Ferrets
  • Harvest Mice
  • Luzon Cloud Rat
  • Pallas Squirrels
  • Red-Necked wallabies
  • Brown Capuchin monkeys
  • Cotton Top Tamarin
  • Emporor Tamarin
  • Dumbo Rat
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Kune Kune Pig
  • Miniature Shetland Pony
  • Rabbits
  • Ring Tailed Coati
  • Scottish Wildcat
  • Slender Tailed Meerkat


There are also plenty of birds and reptiles. So there is more than enough to keep you entertained.

Opening Times & Prices


Battersea Parks childrens zoo is open all year except Christmas day and Boxing day


 Spring/summer 10.00am – 5.30pm
 Autumn/winter 10.00am –  4.30pm or dusk

Ticket Prices To Zoo


Adult £9.50
Children (2 to 15 years) £7.50
Under 2 Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) £31
Seniors (Over 60) £8.50
Registered disabled adult £8.50
Registered disabled Child (1 designated carer free) £6.50

Please note: Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the zoo.

Birthday Parties at the zoo

The zoo is the perfect place for kids to celebrate their birthday with their friends and the animals too!

The zoo hosts fantastic kid’s parties which include a mini tour, where children find out lots of funny and foul facts about lemurs, snakes, monkeys, mice and meerkats.They also get to help a zookeeper to prepare an animal’s dinner, meet and stroke a rabbit, create their very own animal badge and the birthday child paints a brick on ‘The Birthday Wall of Fame’! Party food and goodie bags are included and guests can stay on and enjoy the zoo.

Parties are available from age 4 yrs upwards and last for two hours.

Zoo Party Hours


Weekend parties

Morning10.30am – 12.30pmAfternoon2.00pm – 4.00pm


Wednesday and Friday parties

Afternoon only2.00pm – 4.00pm


£29.50 per child with one accompanying adult free*

Additional adults £8.95

Minimum Numbers of children during the week are 10, and 15 at the weekend.


To book tickets or get more information, you can visit the zoo website here:


Zoo Website

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

Battersea Park
Chelsea Bridge Gate
SW11 4NJ

General enquiries

Tel:0207 924 5826 10am – closing time


Tel:0845 601 6679 Mon – Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm (local rate)