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Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.

ROADTRAIN

The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Competition Winner Names Banham Zoo’s Sea Lion Pup

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Our sea lion pup has been delighting our visitors for many weeks, but now she finally has a name!

Sea Lion pup

It’s Dora, the first sea lion to be born in our new saltwater marine habitat ‘Sea Lion Bay’ which opened early this year as part of the Zoo’s 50th birthday celebration.  Mum Filippa gave birth to the adorable pup on Friday 15th June and both bonded immediately.

Sea Lion Pup

It took several weeks before keepers at the zoo could identify her gender, once it was known, readers of the EDP were invited to help us name her.

We received hundreds of name suggestions, and eventually keepers voted for their favourite and thought Dora was very fitting for her, as she is very adventurous and at just over five weeks old she was confidently swimming and exploring “Sea Lion Bay” with mum Filippa and the other sea lions.

Congratulations to the Chambers family who won the opportunity to name her, plus, received a sea lion sponsorship for one year and complimentary tickets to come and visit Banham Zoo and catch up with Dora and the rest of the sea lions.

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