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.


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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Animal Sponsorship

A perfect way for you to play a role in wildlife conservation!

The ultimate beneficiaries of all that we do, with your support, are the animals in our care and wildlife conservation.

By sponsoring an animal at Banham Zoo you are helping to care for our animals and supporting our conservation work of increasingly vulnerable animals worldwide.

An animal sponsorship makes the perfect gift for any animal lovers too.

Sponsorship pack includes:

  • Welcome letter
  • Personalised certificate of sponsorship with a photograph
  • Complimentary zoo admission ticket
  • Information on your sponsored animal
  • Your name on a sign located near the enclosure
  • Periodic Zoological Society of East Anglia magazine


Sponsor an Animal for £70

List of animals:
  • Amur Tiger
  • Asian Small-clawed Otter
  • Bactrian Camel
  • Bald Eagle
  • Black-footed Penguin
  • Black Howler Monkey
  • Black Spider Monkey
  • Black & White Ruffed Lemur
  • Blue & Yellow Macaw
  • Blue-eyed Black Lemur
  • Californian Sea Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Chilean Pudu
  • European Eagle Owl
  • Gelada Baboon
  • Giraffe
  • Great Grey Owl
  • Grevy’s Zebra
  • Harrier Hawk
  • Hooded Vulture
  • Linnie’s Two-toed Sloth
  • Maned Wolf
  • Meerkat
  • Ocelot
  • Pallas Cat
  • Red Kangaroo
  • Red Panda
  • Red Ruffed Lemur
  • Ring-tailed Lemur
  • Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture
  • Saki Monkey
  • Sambirano Bamboo Lemur
  • Siamang
  • Snowy Owl
  • Snow Leopard
  • Spectacled Owl
  • Sri Lankan Leopard


Sponsor an Animal for £45

List of animals:
  • African Spoonbill
  • African Wood Owl
  • Azara’s Agouti
  • Bali Starling
  • Bearded Dragon
  • Barn Owl
  • Boobook Owl
  • Brown Wood Owl
  • Chilean Flamingo
  • Coppery Titi Monkey
  • Cotton-top Tamarin
  • Dwarf Mongoose
  • Egyptian Fruit Bat
  • Emperor Scorpion
  • Emperor Tamarin
  • Emu
  • Geoffroy’s Marmoset
  • Golden Headed Lion Tamarin
  • Golden Lion Tamarin
  • Guinea Pig
  • Harris Hawk
  • Kookaburra
  • Llama
  • Poitou Donkey
  • Prairie Marmot
  • Pygmy Goat
  • Pygmy Marmoset
  • Rainbow Lorikeet
  • Royal Python
  • Scarlet Ibis
  • Sun Conure
  • Trumpeter Hornbill
  • Ural Owl
  • Victoria Crowned Pigeon

PLEASE NOTE: Banham Zoo is involved with international breeding programmes and individual animals may need to be moved to other zoos if necessary.

If you would like to sponsor an animal please complete our application form and send it together with your payment details to: Banham Zoo, Kenninghall Road, Banham, Norfolk, NR16 2HE. Should you require any further information then please telephone: 01953 887771 option 2 or email your enquiry to

Animal Sponsorship Terms & Conditions

  • Sponsorships are valid for period of 12 months
  • Please allow up to one week for your sponsorship to be processed and for your name to be added to the sign located near the animal’s enclosure
  • All animals sponsored remain the possession of Banham Zoo which reserves the right to transfer them to other establishments, as may be necessary
  • Sponsorships are not exclusively available for any animal. Animal Sponsorship photographs are of the species that has been sponsored but not necessarily of the specific animal
  • If an animal is no longer available for sponsorship due to relocation to another establishment or in other circumstances, an alternative animal to sponsor will be offered. In these circumstances an updated sponsorship certificate and animal information will be sent to you free of charge
  • Complementary tickets do not qualify holders for a visit to see Santa in the Grotto at Christmas. No monetary value is attached to Complementary Tickets
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