Come dine with our Brazilian tapirs

We're offering the unique opportunity to visit after hours, eat delicious tapas and even to feed our Brazilian tapirs at an exclusive ‘Tapirs & Tapas’ evening. This special event, which takes place on Friday 27 May, will be the first…

Rare fishing cat Freya gets a new mate

The staff at Newquay Zoo in Cornwall are hoping that romance is on the cards, as a new male fishing cat (pictured) goes on display. The male, called Ozil, will join Newquay’s existing fishing cat Freya and it is hoped…

Wild Planet Trust raises £25,000 for Ukraine

Following last weekend’s fundraising efforts, Wild Planet Trust, the charity which operates both Paignton and Newquay Zoo, is incredibly pleased to announce that they have raised around £25,000 in donations to support the Ukrainian Zoo Community. One-hundred percent of profits…

Wild Planet Trust is supporting the Ukrainian Zoo Community

Wild Planet Trust, the charity which operates both Paignton and Newquay Zoo, intends to demonstrate its solidarity with Ukraine by providing opportunities to generate financial support for the Ukrainian Zoo Community. “We stand with the people of Ukraine, with our…

Newquay Zoo welcomes an adorable new antelope

Newquay Zoo has added a new nyala antelope to its herd. The female calf was born to parents Arnold and Arya last month and she has been named Nadja, which means 'hope'. Nyala antelope are shy animals that inhabit areas…

Two-week January closure

Newquay Zoo will be closed to visitors from Monday 10th until Friday 21st January 2022. We have a number of essential maintenance projects that need attention at both of our zoos, and we have decided that the quickest and safest…

Newquay Zoo gives new keepers a kick-start

Newquay Zoo is providing four young people with an amazing opportunity to kick-start their careers in zookeeping. As part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, Newquay Zoo has taken on four general assistants in the keeper team, giving them a full…

Newquay Zoo storm damage update

Newquay Zoo has been closed to visitors since last weekend following extensive damage from Storm Arwen. We would like to thank all those who have enquired to see if we are okay, and would like to reassure all of our…