Bird of Prey Encounter

Get up close and hands-on with our new Birds of Prey. 

COVID19 Update

Thank you for supporting the zoo at this time, this means a great deal to us as providing care for our animals, whilst closed, incurs considerable costs. 

Due to COVID, we have set up an automated gift voucher for you to add the recipient's name and a personalised message to send directly to them. The office is now open and we are processing all sales, please bear with us whilst we get through them all. We will send the confirmation pack to the recipient and it will ask them to book in their date.

*Due to the high popularity, please be aware that all encounter spaces for 2020 are now booked. If you are booking an encounter, please be prepared to wait until 2021 for your encounter. Please call the office for more details on 01275852606

Please note, that all our experiences, encounters, adoptions, tickets and memberships will have their validity extended to cover the closure period of the zoo.

Spend 20 minutes behind the scenes with our keepers and the Birds of Prey, learning about their personalities.

This is your chance to meet our feathered team up close, hold them on a glove and learn all about the different birds we have here at the zoo. 

Who is it for?

The encounter can be booked for up to 2 people but all individuals must be aged 7 or over (children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult). All accompanying adults must also pay for the encounter. 

When is it available?

Monday - Saturday, including Summer Sundays at 11.00am and  4.00pm for 20 minutes behind the scenes, they can be booked on the day and online.  

Please ensure you arrive at the zoo at least 15 minutes before your encounter begins. 

What does the encounter cost?

£30* per participant or £50 for 2 people (discount automatically applied at checkout one discount per transaction)

*Please note this price does not include zoo entry.

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