Animal Experiences

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Keeper experiences

Ever dreamt of being a Zoo Keeper? Make your dream a reality! Take part in one of our unique Zoo Keeper Experiences for animal lovers of all ages. A perfect gift for friends and family, or a special treat just for you!

Come and spend time with a qualified zoo keeper, and get stuck in with their daily routine. You’ll have a rare opportunity to get up close and hands-on with some of our amazing animals and see what happens behind the scenes.

We have a range of different experiences, so choose one which best suits you!

"My morning was absolutley perfect - I loved every minute of it" - Alicia, Elephants

"It was so interesting, and I loved all the animals" - Rowan, Big Zoo Animals

"Feeding the tigers was amazing" - Helen, Big Cats

Elephant Experience

For once in a lifetime experience, spend the morning as an Elephant Keeper and meet our amazing African Elephants.

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Big Zoo Animals Experience

A truly hands on Zoo Keeper Experience working with White Rhinos, Giraffe and Grant's Zebra.

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Big Cat Experience

Get up close to our Bengal Tigers and African Lions in this daring Big Cat Keeper Experience!

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Junior Zoo Keeper Experience

A fantastic hands on animal experience for children to get up close with our Giraffe, Meerkats and more..

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Primates and Meerkat Experience

Go behind the scenes and meet our fascinating Siamang gibbons, Lemurs and Meerkats in this hands-on keeper experience.

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Bird of Prey Experience

An opportunity for bird lovers to go behind the scenes and get hands-on and up close with a variety of feathered friends. 

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Giraffe Encounter

Get up close and hands on with our Giraffe. 

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Bear Encounter

Get up close with our Spectacled Bears.  

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Giant Tortoise Encounter

Get up close and hands on with our Giant Tortoises

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Bird of Prey Encounter

Get up close with our feathered team. 

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