Event type
Event status
3 April - 31 October
2 hours
Free with Zoo Admission

This event is fully accessible.

Audio described tours allow people who are blind or partially sighted to enjoy the Zoo and get up close and personal with our animals. 

In small groups, be led by our knowledgeable presenters around the Zoo to experience our incredible wildlife! The tour will include tactile models of animals, immersive exhibits, and audio-descriptions of the animals' activities.

Dates and Times

Tours are run on selected dates throughout the year at 10:45 am.

2024 Dates
DateDay of the Week
3rd AprilWednesday
26th MaySunday
21st AugustWednesday
31st OctoberThursday

All 2024 dates fall within regional school holidays.


Tours are free to attend but must be pre-booked with a valid Membership, Fellow, or Patron card, or a General Admission ticket to London Zoo. You will be prompted to purchase a ticket when you click the booking button below.


If you live in the UK and receive Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance, you can purchase our universal credit tickets here

Group Bookings

Private bookings for large groups may be available upon request. Please email [email protected] for information.


Other accessible events

  • Deaf presenter John Wilson giving a talk on penguins
    For people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing

    British Sign Language Tours

    Tours happen monthly, on BSL days, there will be two, 2-hour, tours delivered in British Sign Language.

  • Relaxed opening attendee looking for penguins
    For those who benefit from a calm and relaxed environment

    Relaxed Opening Tours

    Monthly guided tours for people with autism and other neurodiversities.

  • Family enjoying the butterfly house
    Community Access Scheme

    Community Access Scheme

    We provide low price tickets through partner organisations to ensure everyone can access and enjoy the Zoo.

Help with planning your day

Changing place toilet
Wildlife is for everyone


Our commitment to accessibility has us working with local people and specialist organisations to learn how we can improve, and make positive changes to ensure every visitor has a wonderful day out.