visitor figures

Wow! What a January!

Wow! Teddy the Yellow-breasted capuchin can’t believe our record breaking January visitor figures. During the first month of 2020, we recorded 11,688 visitors through the turnstiles – a whopping 47 per cent increase on this time last year. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: “It’s been a great start to the year for DZC. “The mild, Continue reading Wow! What a January!

Bumper Bank Holiday

Dudley Zoo has enjoyed its busiest Bank Holiday weekend for decades, with more than 12,000 visitors over the three days. The glorious sunshine drew bumper crowds to our 40-acre site, including more than 200 zoo supporters who donned fancy dress to take part in our annual fundraising Walk on the Wild Side on Saturday. Across Continue reading Bumper Bank Holiday

Half term high!

DZG is celebrating its best February half term visitor numbers on record – with a staggering 15,600 people flocking to visit. Lemurs in line… Our ring-tailed lemurs enjoyed the attention from the half term crowds Zoo bosses were delighted with the bumper attendance which they attributed to the pleasant dry weather, our recently developed enclosures Continue reading Half term high!

300,000 visitors!

Christmas came early for DZG after we welcomed our 300,000th visitor for 2016 through the turnstiles – our best yearly visitor figures in over 30 years. We hit the momentous milestone on Saturday and zoo bosses are delighted with the numbers, which are ten per cent up on last year. Zoo Director Derek Grove, said: Continue reading 300,000 visitors!