Event type
Event status
15 February - 8 November
2 hours
Meet at Outback exhibit
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. 

Our knowledgeable presenters will guide a group of up to 20 people around the Zoo, on a route that includes some tactile models of the animals and, when available, an animal experience.

Audio described tours at London Zoo dates

  • 15 February
  • 1 March
  • 5 April
  • 31 May
  • 18 June
  • 5 July
  • 2 August
  • 17 September
  • 25 October
  • 8 November

To book onto a tour, and find out more information, please email [email protected] with:

  • The date of your preferred tour
  • The number of people attending, 
  • Whether you will be bringing an assistance dog or a sighted guide,
  • If you want to request a sighted guide

The tours will start at 11am from the Outback exhibit. The tour is included in price of your entry ticket which can be booked on this website. A disability concession ticket entitles the holder to a free companion or carer place with each ticket. 

Book entry tickets

If you live in the UK and receive benefits such as universal credit, please do contact us as we are trying to work out a system for you to be able to purchase our Help for Household - low-cost tickets.

If you would like to bring a large group to the Zoo for this event, please email [email protected] to discuss a special date for your group which ensures capacity of these days is available to individual visitors.

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.