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Booking information

Can be booked for a private event.

Penguin Beach hire at London Zoo provides the perfect setting for a tranquil cocktail and canapé reception.

Set in the heart of the Zoo, Penguin Beach recreates a South American beach landscape with a stunning colony of Humboldt penguins

What events can I hire Penguin Beach for?  

It's a fantastic venue to hire with penguins for summer evening receptions, and spring and summer breakfasts.  

What features does Penguin Beach have?  

  • Amphitheatre style seating for 300 for all your guests to enjoy a talk from our expert Zookeepers.
  • Guests can upgrade to Feed the Penguins and even meet some of our flippered friends.
  • Upgrade to have one of our Zookeepers talk you through wonderful facts and anecdotes about Penguin Beach.

What’s the capacity of Penguin Beach?  

Penguin Beach can accommodate up to 300 guests. 

Where in the Zoo is Penguin Beach?

 Penguin Beach is in the Orange zone of the Zoo. 

How much does it cost to hire Penguin Beach at London Zoo?

£5000 + VAT minimum spend required.

How can I hire Penguin Beach for a private event?  

Get in touch with our friendly team at [email protected]  

How can I hire Penguin Beach for a corporate event?   

Did you know that free venue hire is one of the key benefits of ZSL’s Corporate Membership packages?  

If your company is looking to host an event at London Zoo or Whipsnade Zoo, it may be worth considering Corporate Membership.

Other membership benefits available include free Zoo tickets for your staff, corporate volunteering days working at the Zoo, behind the scenes tours, and further discounts on future venue hire and event bookings.

Find out more about corporate membership

Penguin Beach venue hire

  • Thank you, everyone was really happy. They enjoyed the food & drinks, kids were really happy with the animals as well. The Penguins were a delight. Glad to be on track doing events like we did before the pandemic
    - James, Director
  • Our penguin meet and greet was such a memorable experience – Libby will be the walk of her class for months to come!
    - Rita, Mother of birthday girl
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