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All weather all day entertainment for all the family! Tropical Wings Zoo offers a fantastic day out and is proud to be one of the best interactive zoo attractions in Essex, boasting one of the finest tropical houses in the UK, a miniature oasis where you can experience a tropical feel with free-flying butterflies and birds. Our exciting daily programme of Animal Encounter sessions and keeper talks will entertain, educate and introduce you to wildlife face to face. New for 2014 is our walk-through paddock allowing you to walk amongst the friendly Cameroon sheep and Pygmy goats.
There’s fun for all the family – feed a wallaby, brush a goat, hold a bug or get up close to the lemurs! Get active with the indoor soft play and outdoor activity play areas enjoy the Tractorland and Diggerland rides, there really is something for everyone. Visit Macawbers Café for a light snack, cake or just an ice-cream. Don’t miss the themed weeks during all school holidays with additional activities during these times. We aim to be the best small family zoo in the country!
Whatever the weather and whatever your age – there is always something to ‘see, learn, discover and do!’ We look forward to seeing you soon!
For prices and opening times please see the website: www.tropicalwings.co.uk
Open all the time
9.30am to 5.30pm every day summer. 10am to 4.30pm every day winter. Last admissions 1.5hrs before closing.
see website for current prices and event details
TQ 793976 51.64873 0.59150
Take the A130 towards Southend, take 1st exit signposted South Woodham Ferrers. Take 1st exit at 1st roundabout, then 4th exit at the 2nd roundabout. Approximately 2 miles from roundabout follow brown signs.
By Public Transport:
From South Woodham Ferrers station it is 15 minutes' walk to Tropical Wings Butterfly and Bird Gardens.
: 1 mile from South Woodham Ferrers station
- Baby changing facilities
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit cards accepted (no fee)
- Disabled toilets
- Education/study area
- Facilities for groups
- Facilities for educational visits
- Gift shop
- On-site catering
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Regional Tourist Board Member
- Accepts groups
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Smoking not allowed