Ponderosa Zoo

In a nutshell

Find exotic animals, small mammals, birds and reptiles, rescued animals and conservation work at Ponderosa plus an exciting play area, sandy pirate ship.


Off Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire WF16 0PN

Contact details

Tel: 01924 235276

Activity type

Animals, Birthdays, Gardens and Open Spaces, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)

Ponderosa Zoo details...

Ponderosa Zoo is located in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire and is home to over 100 animals including ring-tailed lemurs,  meerkats, exotic animals, small mammals, birds and reptiles.

The zoo is passionate about promoting animal welfare, and aims to educate visitors on conservation efforts and the threats many species now face in the wild. Most of the family of animals are the result of rescue and conservation missions and preservation lies at the very heart of the zoo’s ethos.

Let your little ones run wild on the specially designed outdoor adventure playground. The kids can climb, jump, slide and swing as you relax at one of the many picnic benches overlooking the play area.

Check out the year round programme of exciting seasonal events, animal encounters and talks.

Open daily 10am until 4pm. See website for current information.

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