A zoo, amusement park and holiday resort rolled into one, Flamingo Land is an award-winning park spread over 375 acres of North Yorkshire countryside and makes a fun family day out from York. The more than 20 rides and attractions at Flamingo Land include everything from hair-raising roller coasters to gentle family rides, and highlights include the record-breaking Mumbo Jumbo roller coaster, the Lost River Ride and the 4-D Cinema. The park also features a range of acrobatic shows and performances, an indoor soft play area and an assortment of restaurants, cafés and fast food outlets.
Visitors can enjoy a close encounter with over 140 different animal species at the Flamingo Land Zoo, the UK's most visited zoo. As well as spotting giraffes, tigers, hippos, rhinos, penguins and snakes, animal lovers can enjoy special animal encounters or ‘Be A Zoo Keeper’ experiences.
Flamingo Land is located in Malton, around 25 miles (40 km) northeast of York. The park is open between March and October, daily from 10 a.m. to either 4 or 6 p.m., with times varying. Tickets start from £31.