Big Zoo Animals
A truly hands on Zoo Keeper Experience working with White Rhinos, Giraffes and Lowland Tapirs.
Our Keeper Experiences were 'Highly Commended' in the South West Tourism Awards in 2013 and 2012. We were judged as a finalist for 'Tourism Activity of the Year' at the Bristol Tourism and Hospitality Industry Awards 2013 and 2011.
Watch a video of our Big Zoo Animals Keeper Experience
What will I get to do?
- Meet and greet with the Rhinos, Tapirs and Giraffe.
- Clean out the rhino dens.
- Feed the Rhinos, Tapirs and Giraffe.
- Enrichments, health check and target training with the Giraffes and Tapirs.
- Health checks with the Tapirs, including painting the Tapir's toenails.
- Introduction to the zebra.
When is it available?
Experiences are available Tuesday to Saturday, the experience is for 2 hours from between 8.30am- 10.30am.
Each Big Zoo Animals experience is one to one with a qualified Zoo Keeper and includes full admission into the zoo for one participant and one adult guest for the day.
Who is it for?
Adults and children over the age of 10 years old.
1 participant: £120 (this also includes the cost of one adult guest to watch the experience and admission into the zoo).
2 participants: £200 (if both participants are under 18 then they must be accompanied by one adult guest, admission into the zoo is included).
Unfortunately we do not allow any additional guests to accompany participants on this experience.
Please contact us if the participant has any special needs before you book.
Please read our Keeper Terms and Conditions before booking.
The Keeper Experience involves close contact and active work with a variety of large and potentially dangerous animals. Participants must listen and obey the instructions given by our Keepers at all times, this is to ensure your safety and the safety of the animals. Failure to follow the instructions of our Keepers may result in the curtailment or alteration of your experience without a refund.