Mission

Our vision

A world rich in wildlife and wild places.

Our mission

Newquay Zoo is an education, scientific and conservation charity dedicated to protecting our global wildlife heritage and inspiring in people a respect for animals, plants and the environment.

The Zoo's mission will be achieved by:

  • Keeping and breeding animals and propagating plants that are under threat or no longer exist in the wild
  • Offering all visitors an exciting and informative wildlife experience
  • Providing a resource for educational purposes, both within the Zoo and externally
  • Contributing to the conservation of wildlife and the natural environment both within the Zoo and beyond
  • Supporting and promoting the work of the Zoo’s owning body, the Whitley Wildlife Conservation Trust
  • Encouraging Zoo staff and volunteers to achieve their fullest potential to enable the Zoo to meet its objectives
  • Promoting sustainability of local and global communities and their environment and managing the Zoo to a plan to support these ideals
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What You Say

We had a lovely time, the visit was great value for money and we had all of our questions answered by friendly and knowledgeable staff. 
Alan, Warminster
We were so pleasantly surprised by how lovely this zoo is. Well cared for animals and a great selection in appealing surroundings. Well done! 
Liz, Torquay
The animals are well looked after and the enclosures are large and interesting for them. Such a variety of animals and birds and they all seem happy. The cafĂ© and the toilets were of a good standard too. 
Linda, Cheltenham