Trenance Park, Newquay TR7 2LZ

Newquay Zoo is located within the gardens of Trenance Park, south-east of the centre of Newquay. Opened in 1969, the zoo features a variety of exotic animals. It also holds talks and feeding times for families to learn about and interact with the resident animals. You can even join in with the penguin feeding!

Newquay Zoo covers 13 acres and is home to more than 1,000 rare animals from lions, lemurs and black wildebeest to exotic tropical birds and reptiles. It is also home to endangered red pandas, meerkats and taramins.

As well as a large variety of unusual species, the zoo has a village farm and the Toad Hall exhibit. This exhibit highlights the threats to amphibians around the world. You can also visit the Tropical House to see skinks, poison dart frogs and a variety of exotic birds from around the world.

A yearlong events programme has something for everyone, so whenever you visit Newquay Zoo there’s something fun to do.

From adventure play areas to hands on experiences, there is something for all ages. Set your own pace, take it slow and submerge yourself in our peaceful oasis by the sea, or let off some steam and discover everything this Zoo has to offer.

To recharge, visit the Café Lemur for a snack with locally sourced ingredients in a unique setting overlooking lemur island. The Café is also serves homemade cake, with relaxed sofa areas to enjoy your treat.

Just a short walk from Newquay town centre, Newquay Zoo is one of Cornwall’s leading visitor attractions. As a charity, your visit will support the vital conservation projects both at the Zoo and around the world, working to save animals from extinction.

So, if you fancy a break from Newquay’s beaches, spend a day exploring Newquay Zoo.