DZC is unique . . . a zoo with hundreds of animals set around an 11th century castle incorporating the world’s largest single collection of Tecton buildings and the country’s only vintage chairlift – all sited on a 40-acre wooded hillside with a rich geological history.

Go Wild with all the family – come face to face with lemurs, feed Rainbow lorikeets, watch amazing birds of prey, meet friends on the farm & look out for ghosts in the 11th century castle! 

Bring a picnic or dine in our licensed restaurant.

Land train, chairlift, playground, fair rides, face painting, gifts & souvenirs plus much more!