Senior Discovery Day

Discover more about Newquay Zoo!

We are offering our senior visitors (65+) an incredible package to explore and learn more about Newquay Zoo.

Spend the morning exploring the zoo to discover some of the amazing animals we are home to and beautiful gardens they live amongst. From firm favourites such as Humboldt penguins, ring-tailed lemurs and meerkats, to red pandas, Owston’s civets and Fijian iguanas, there is something for everyone.

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a guided ‘Tales from the Zoo’ walk and talk around the zoo. Our guided stroll around the grounds gives you the chance to hear tales of the zoos past, present and future. You’ll get to discover some of the older parts of the zoo to see how they have changed since 1969 and been replaced or redeveloped for modern zoo uses. We will share some of the strange animal stories, births and deaths from the last fifty plus years. What do you remember of your trips to Newquay Zoo?


10am: Arrive anytime from 10am onwards and explore our zoo at your leisure

2pm: Meet outside Café Lemur for your guided walk and talk

3pm: Return to Café Lemur for a delicious cream tea

There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions, chat and share personal memories of the zoo throughout the afternoon.