Enjoy a wild and unforgettable experience at the Jersey Zoo. Watch the gorillas sunbathe and the meerkats romp around in their enclosure. Discover endangered species and learn more about how to save them from extinction. In the summer, the zoo's lush valleys and stunning woodlands bloom, forming a spectacular backdrop to your visit. All year round, a visit to Jersey Zoo is the picture-perfect way to get an up-close view of some of the rarest species on the planet. Rain or shine, there's always something to see and do at Jersey Zoo.
Roll up your sleeves and pitch-in alongside our Jersey Zoo Keepers and gain a whole new appreciation of your chosen animal – creating a memory that will last a lifetime.
Keeper for a day
There are several keeper experiences available at Jersey Zoo. One in particular is the Bat Encounter. This experience will give you a up-close interaction with these furry mammals, as you enter the award-winning bat tunnel, constructed of old car tires and other recycled materials.
Let your little monkey loose in this safe and fully equipped play area overlooking zoo orangutans. An indoor playground is also available.
Come and meet our experts and let them take you up close and personal with Jersey Zoo bears, gorillas, orangutans, tortoises, and more.
Dine and relax at Firefly Café
Firefly offers a daytime menu with dining in truly rare company in front of the ‘cloud forest', complete with Andean bears, howler monkeys and a beautiful waterfall. The menu offers real quality and variety, from hearty breakfast choices (including vegetarian), to light lunches or full meals. Fridays and Saturdays the firefly serves both Thai food and pizza.
The Dodo offers a family-friendly menu and that includes freshly-made sandwiches, a hot buffet or delicious meals a la carte style. The terrace area also includes Toni's ice-cream parlour.
Remember to visit the Jersey gift shop to pick up the perfect memento.
Durrell Conservation Academy
The Jersey Zoo runs a wide range of courses suitable for enthusiastic animal lovers and professional conservationists alike.
Stay at the Jersey Zoo
Access to the zoo doesn't get much simpler than when stay overnight on the premises. There's more than enough to fill an entire day with fun, adventure and excitement at the Jersey Zoo.