Important Update!

Due to social distancing rules, all indoor play areas will remain closed.

A select number of outdoor play areas are now OPEN with additional health and safety restrictions in place. These areas include the Pyramid Play Area, Oasis Adventure Play and the brand new Experience Ethiopia play area

Please Note that we ask that only one person should use any piece of play equipment at a time. Guests are kindly asked to ensure that 2m social distancing is adhered to at all times, including in the play areas. Adult supervision is required at all times.



Monkey Playhouse

Reopens from May 17th, 11am until 5pm

Grab a drink and some food in our cafe and let your little ones monkey around in our amazing Monkey Playhouse. Carefully designed and constructed for Yorkshire Wildlife Park, with amazing slides, handcrafted walkways and wooden baboons, Monkey Playhouse will entertain your children long enough for you to have a break.

Monkey Playhouse

Zoom Super Slide Barn

Let your kids zoom down our 20ft vertical slide in our Zoom Super Slide Barn, adjacent to Monkey Playhouse our Zoom Super Slide Barn will provide hours of adrenaline filled fun.

Children will need long sleeved tops, long trousers and socks to use the Zoom Slide (avoiding friction burns). Children must be supervised at all times throughout Monkey Playhouse and Zoom Slide Barn.


Big Bugs Play Area

Located near Into Africa, our brand new Big Bugs Play area is fantastic if you want to sit outside and grab 5 minutes while your little ones play on our Giant Bugs. Big Bugs play area also has a giant pyramid tent, which if the worst happens and the weather isn’t great, you can grab some shelter and still have your picnic.

Big Bugs Play Area

Oasis Adventure Play Area

The Oasis Adventure Play Area is our most adventurous play area yet. Located near the Giraffe reserve and our new Camel reserve, the Oasis Adventure Play Area is fun for all ages. Oasis is guaranteed to get the adrenaline flowing as you launch yourself down the amazing zip line, clamber up climbing frames and whizz down slides.

Oasis Adventure Play Area

Jungle Lookout Play Area

Explore the woodlands to discover the Jungle Lookout play area! Swing and climb like the lemurs inside the giant wooden tree forts. Conquer the obstacle courses, climb the wooden jungle huts and take a ride on the gigantic slides. This is also a great place to unwind in the shade of the trees and enjoy a family picnic.

Jungle Lookout Play Area

Himalayan Pass and Kukulu Island Play Areas

NEW! Located in our new area’s Simien Mountains and Himalayan Pass these two outdoor play areas are designed for younger children in mind. They can climb til their hearts are content whilst being watched over by the Gelada Monkeys.


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