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Ponderosa Zoo

Indoor and Soft Play Areas, Zoos and Wildlife Parks, Parks and Playgrounds, Indoor and Outdoor
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Ponderosa Zoo has everything you could wish for, being home to over 120 animals and featuring multiple outdoor areas for your kids to discover. You and your little animal lovers are sure to have a wild time there! 
With a huge selection of animals, from wallabies to African cape porcupine, Ponderosa Zoo even has a reptile house if your kids love slithering snakes! And once you’ve seen all the animals, head on over to the man-made beach and pirate ship in the sand, or to the adventure playground with it’s very own zipwire, your little adventurers will be able fly and run like reindeer. 
Planning a weekend visit? You can also learn about all these amazing animals with educational talks. You could even sign up for a personal encounter with one of the furry residents! 
  • Over 120 animals to meet & learn about 
  • Outdoor adventure playground 
  • Pirate ship on the sand

Opening hours

1st April - October 25th
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Winter Hours - 1st November - 28th March
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £6.75
Kids: £5.50
Concessions: £5.50
Under-3s: FREE 
Family (2 adults, 2 kids OR 1 adult, 3 kids): £21.00

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Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike,
West Yorkshire,
WF16 0PN,

Phone number

01924 235276


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