Tropiquaria Wildlife Park

Type:Animal Collection

The Old Radio Station, Washford Cross, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0QB

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A c1930 BBC transmitting station, now converted, with jungle atmosphere. Snakes, lizards, spiders, plus exotic fish from the oceans of the world and creepy crawlies downstairs. Also home of the Shadow Puppet Theatre, sparkling entertainment for all the family. 2 full-size adventure pirate galleons to play on and a brand new play castle for indoor fun . Also a radio museum, adventure fort and wildlife park. An exotic day out for all ages whatever the weather.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Armed Forces - Adult£6.50 per ticket
Unit 1 - Adult£7.50 per ticket
Unit 2 - Child£6.50 per ticket
Unit 3 - Family£25.00 per ticket
Unit 4 - Concession£5.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Road Directions

Nearest major road is A39.. From junction 23 or 24 of M5 follow the A39 towards Minehead. Tropiquaria is situated 1 mile past Williton. From junction 25 follow A358 towards Williton then take A39.

Public Transport Directions

Bus/Route No: 28, 38
Route Description: 28 Minehead - Taunton (Daily)
38 Watchet - Porlock Weir (Mon-Sat, not public holidays)
Proximity to Bus Stop: Outside main gate
Disability Access: 28 Yes
Nearest station is Taunton



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - Cafe seating 80, serving light meals, snacks, lunches. Cafe in indoor playcastle and snack bar by pirate ships.
  • Picnic area

Establishment Features

  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Areas Available

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 04:00
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Pre-booking preferred.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 8
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups


Opening Times

* 10.30am - 5.00pm
Outside of high season open at weekends 11am-4pm

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