Advance Admission

Day Admission Tickets

Booking in advance? Great News! You will save £5 per person with our online advance purchase discount when booking up until midnight the day before your planned visit.

Booking for today? Don't worry you can still purchase tickets online before 11:30 am.
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2 Who’s coming?

If you are 60-plus years of age or a student with a valid student ID, you will qualify for a concessionary entry rate. We also offer reduced rates for Disabled visitors and their carers. For more information on pricing click here.


Standard car parking is free of charge.


Peak times at the Wildlife Park are generally during busy periods such as; School holidays, half-term or park events. Peak and Off Peak pricing can be found here.


Unfortunately dogs are not permitted within Yorkshire Wildlife Park with the exception of Assistance dogs. 
We also do not allow dogs to be left in vehicles whilst visiting the park.


No, in line with the new government guidelines you do not require a vaccine passport to enter the Wildlife Park. We are closely monitoring regulations and will update any changes if necessary.


Please see the Opening Times page for up to date park hours including last entry times.

PLEASE NOTE certain areas of the park will begin to close one hour prior to the advertised park closing time. 


Wallaby Walkabout - 10.00am - 3:00pm
Lemur Woods - 10.30am - 3:00pm
South America Viva - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Project Polar One - open until 3.15pm
Lion Country - open until 3.15pm
Monkey Play House - 11am - 5pm


Wallaby Walkabout - 10am - 5pm
Lemur Woods - 10am - 5pm
South America Viva - 10:30am - 5pm
Project Polar One - 10am - 5pm
Lion Country - 10am - 5pm
Monkey Play House - 11am - 5pm
Oasis Play Area - 10am - 5pm
Parkside Safari Store (weekends) - 11am - 5pm
Annual Pass Entry through Parkside Safari Store - 11am - 3pm


Need to know before you go

Important Information

Reservations cannot be amended after booking. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. A limited number of on-the-day tickets are available to purchase from the Guest Services office at an up-charge of £5 extra per person. No dogs or pets are allowed on site (no dogs can be left in cars). YWP reserve the right to change any of the information on this website without notice. Please read our important FAQs prior to making a booking.

Terms of Entry

Please click here to review the terms of entry to Yorkshire Wildlife Park. These terms apply to all attending irrespective of ticket type. Visitors may not consume their own food in any of our catering outlets.

What you need to claim a concession:

*Student or NUS Card required.

**Disabled visitors will be required to produce appropriate ID, Blue Badge (or photocopy), DLA, PIP or similar.

***Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

****Carers should provide ID from Care Home/Employer, Care Allowance Claim Letter, Metro bus pass for disabled which states “Plus One”. Carers are only eligible for the carer rate while providing care for another visitor.

Cash and all major Debit / Credit Cards accepted.