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Woburn Safari Park


Tickets are only available to buy online in advance  Ticket information

Start your adventure with a Road Safari drive through sweeping parkland reserves, where you'll see wonderful wild animals with the freedom to roam in acres and acres of beautiful countryside. 

You can repeat circuits as many times as you like because each trip around is a different experience. You'll see the wonderful animal residents at rest and at play, enjoying their freedom to wander; they might be a windscreens width away or a little more distant, enjoying their vast spacious home. 

The Road Safari takes approximately 60-90 minutes and if it looks busy, you can bypass the Road Safari main route by driving straight ahead and choosing to explore the Foot Safari first. 

The route finishes up in the Leisure Area where toilets are available and you can repeat the circuit via the re-entry route (look for the flagpole in the concrete car park). 

 

Disabled Concessionary Admission

Tickets are available for one disabled individual plus one carer and are only available to buy online in advance. 

Proof of disability is required in the form of a DLA, DWP or PIP letter, blue badge, or an original letter from a registered care home, nursing home or hospice. If a second carer is required (your documentation should support this) an additional ticket can be purchased at the gate.

For all ticket prices please click here.

Please do not ask staff to make a judgement by any other means, this is unfair to staff and they will politely refuse to make any discrimination or judgement without official documentation. 

If you wish to discuss your upcoming trip or your form of identification, please contact us on 01525 290407. Special requests can not always be met, when made on the same day of your visit.

Woburn Safari Park has done everything possible to ensure we offer a fully accessible park to people with disabilities and wheelchair users. We look forward to making your day as enjoyable as possible.

Click here for more information can be found on Central Bedfordshire Council's website.

Road Safari

Transport around the animal reserves is in your own car/minibus/coach. All vehicles take the same route and the drive takes approximately one hour. You can repeat the Road Safari route through the reserves as many times as you like during your visit.

Click here for more information can be found on Central Bedfordshire Council's website.

Click here for more information about vehicle accessibility at Woburn Safari Park. 

 

Leisure activities and play areas


The majority of the Leisure Area is accessible by wheelchair although movement around the attractions can sometimes involve a steep gradient. See for location of any gradients on site. 

Click here for more information about this area of the park, found on Access Able - Central Bedfordshire Council's website.

 

Great Woburn Railway


If you need assistance boarding the train, please ask the driver to help or to reserve the special wheelchair accessible carriage, should you need that facility.

Free miniature railway

The Great Woburn Railway is a miniature railway, included in your ticket price. Head to number 10 on your Foot Safari map.

This fun little train takes you on a tour past Alpaca Outpost to see the alpaca herd and around to Elephant Junction in the Foot Safari.

The train departs from Bison Halt Station, next to Swan Lake and trains run throughout the day: 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:30.

Terms & Conditions of Booking

Timings: Each booking is for 20 minutes of soft play, please arrive 10 minutes before your booking and leave the Ark promptly at the end of your session.

Lateness: Unfortunately if you missed your booked session, you will not be admitted to the Mammoth Play Ark. It is your responsibility to arrive on time and plan your journey with travel time through the Safari Park - please note, this may take up to 45 minutes on a busy day. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund any missed session for non-attendance.

Clothing: long sleeves, trousers and socks MUST be worn on the red and blue slides at all times. Height restrictions apply to the slides - 1m blue slide, 1.2m red slide.

 

Safari Restaurant - Open for takeaway only


All entrances allow disabled access and the food counter is also accessible. Some tables are available with movable seating to enable wheelchair access and staff are happy to assist with taking trays to tables.

Click here for more information about this area of the park on Access Able - Central Bedfordshire Council's website.

Outdoor Picnic Benches

Bring your own food and enjoy a picnic on one of the benches, overlooking the scenic Swan Lake, alongside the Great Woburn Railway 'Bison Halt' station. 

Junglies Gift Shop 


Most aisles are accessible by wheelchair. Staff are also happy to assist disabled visitors tour the shop on a 'one to one' basis wherever possible, helping them with their shopping.

Click here for more information about this area of the park on Access Able - Central Bedfordshire Council's website.

 

Keeper Talks and Demonstrations


Catch a full programme of animal talks and demonstrations throughout the day in the leisure area. These are open to the general public and there is no need to pre-book.

All keeper talks are accessible by wheelchair, with space available either at the back or at the sides of the tiered seating, depending on the talks. Please make yourself/your group known to a member of staff at the beginning of a demonstrations/keeper talks, in case of emergency evacuation. 

 

Walk-Through Animal Exhibits


Australian Walkabout is not currently accessible for wheelchair users.
'Monkey Business' and 'Land of the Lemurs' are also accessible by wheelchair, but are temporarily closed. Apologies for any inconvenience.

 

Disabled Parking


There are 19 parking bays for blue badge holders in the main Leisure Area car park.

 

Disabled Toilets


These are located at the main entrance to the park, in the Safari Restaurant, and in the courtyard block by Junglies gift shop.

A radar key system is in place for the disabled toilets in the courtyard, please ask a member of staff in Junglies Gift Shop for the key, there will be a returnable £5 desposit for use. Or please feel free to use your own radar key, should you have one.

Changing facilities for larger children and adults are available in the first aid room, please ask staff in Junglies Gift Shop for a key and state your requirements. Unfortunately, there is no hoist equipment available for use.

 

First Aid


Please approach any member of Woburn staff who will immediately contact one of the qualified first aiders on site.

 

Hearing Loops


Hearing loops are fitted at till points throughout the Safari Park.

 

Assistance Dogs


No pets or dogs are permitted into the Safari Park and kennel facilities are not provided. Assistance dogs are only allowed to enter very limited areas of the Safari Park and may not enter the Road Safari or any animal enclosures in the Foot Safari. 

Please read the below Assistance Dogs policy in full to plan your visit accordingly. 

Click here for more details of the Assistance Dogs policy. 

If you have any questions regarding accessibility in relation to an upcoming trip you're planning, please contact us on 01525 290407. 

Precautions:

Woburn Safari Park is taking every necessary precaution to safeguard the health and wellbeing of staff, visitors and animals, and can assure visitors of the following precautions will be in place when we re-open:

  • Every car (containing paying customers, exclusions apply, subject to terms and availability) will be given a 100ml hand sanitiser to use during their visit, this kills 99.99% of all bacteria, germs AND viruses. 
  • Entry to the park with be through our Ridgmont Gate entrance (Sat Nav MK43 0TU), a patrol driver will be at the gate to ensure only Woburn Safari Park guests are allowed entry. 
  • Visitors are only able to enter the park, travelling in your own vehicle, as you are able to self-isolate within your car or in the wide open spaces of the Foot Safari, thus maintaining social distancing, as per Government guidelines.
  • The lead driver or visitor in each car will be asked to read a notice and confirm they have no symptoms of Covid-19 before they enter the park. 
  • Tickets are only available to purchase online to reduce all unnecessary contact with our cashiers.
  • Tickets are strictly limited to maintain safe volumes of cars in the Road Safari and the number of people in the Foot Safari, or using toilet facilities.
  • Foot Safari and Leisure Area walkways have been changed to a one-way system or marked for social distancing as appropriate.

TOILETS

  • Toilet access is for customers only and are located in the main courtyard and in the Safari Restaurant in the leisure area, and are clearly signposted.
  • If you wish to proceed directly to the toilets on arrival at the park - please proceed directly straight on through the Road Safari, until you reach a mini roundabout, turn right until you reach a concrete car park and head into the central courtyard, toilets are on your right.
  • Toilets will be cleaned continuously throughout the day with anti-bacterial and virucidal cleaning products, for the highest levels of safety and hygiene, by the cleaning operatives at the park. This may lead to longer queue times, we appreciate your patience at this time!
  • Staff have been fully briefed and are following the strictest health and safety standards and have all been supplied with the appropriate PPE.

By doing all of the above, we hope that you will have confidence to visit the Park, in the knowledge that we are doing all we can to create a safe and enjoyable place to visit.

Opening Times 

We are open daily all the way through to 8th November, 2020. Opening times may change periodically, please check before you travel.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
E-mail
info@woburnsafari.co.uk

Time / Date Details

When is it on
We are open daily all the way through to 8th November, 2020. From 7th September: Park open from 9.30am, last entry to the Park (and Road Safari re-entry route) at 4.30pm, with the Park closing at 5.30pm. From 19th October: Open 9.30am to 4pm, closing at 5pm. From 25th October to 8th November: Open 9.30am to 3pm, closing at 4pm.
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old