Included in Your Stay - The Lodge
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Included in Your Stay


Regretfully, due to the coronavirus we have decided to close The Lodge for 2020.


For guests that were already planning on visiting us this year, you should have received an email from us regarding next steps. If you did not receive this email or have any questions about your stay please contact us at

If you are interested in booking a luxury stay at in 2021 please keep checking this page. Our secluded safari lodge will be open for 2021 bookings in due course.

Thank you for your understanding.

Bristol Zoo Gardens - meet the keeper

Arriving at the Zoo

Once you have checked-in and taken a moment to absorb your safari-inspired surroundings, we invite you to explore the Zoo at your leisure. There will be a Zoo map waiting for you, detailing talk times and animal house opening times.

The Lodge - luxury accommodation

Luxury Accommodation

Enjoy the luxury and comfort of a secluded safari lodge, exclusively yours for the night, with exotic animals just outside your window.

Bristol Zoo Gardens - Animal Encounters

Behind-the-scenes Evening Tour

Go on a private behind-the-scenes tour led by one of our passionate and knowledgeable keepers after the zoo has closed its doors to the general public.

Bristol Zoo Gardens - Animal Experience

Animal Encounters

Meet and feed some of our best loved animals during your stay and create special memories like no other.

Private Chef Experience - menu

Private Chef Experience

Enjoy a lavish three course meal, cooked by your own personal chef.


Exclusive Morning Tour

Listen to the amazing sounds of the animals as the sun rises over the Zoo, before enjoying an early morning exclusive tour with one of our passionate keepers.

Bristol Zoo Gardens - Gorilla

Breakfast with the Gorillas

Rise with the animals bright and early and take a short walk to our award-winning Gorilla House, where you can see our family of gorillas walking overhead or out on the island while you tuck into your breakfast.


The Lodge Check-out

We would like to invite you to enjoy the Zoo at your leisure for the rest of the day after check out at 11.00am. If you would like to spend the day at the Zoo, please do let your welcome host know and they will ensure your luggage is stored in a safe place.

Cheetah at Wild Place Project

Complimentary entry to Wild Place Project

We would like to extend the offer of free admission to Wild Place Project (the Zoo’s sister attraction near Cribbs Causeway) following your stay at The Lodge. Your complimentary tickets are included within your welcome hamper.