Giraffe Encounter


Get up close and hands on with Genny and Kito and experience what it is like to feed a Giraffe.

A smiling woman stands feeding a Giraffe some browse.

Spend 20 minutes behind the scenes with our keepers and meet the Giraffes, learning about their personalities. This is your chance to experience feeding a Giraffe and learn about their conservation status.

Who is it for?

The encounter can be booked for up to 4 people but all individuals must be aged 6 or over (children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult participant). Due to health and safety reasons children under the age of 6  including infants are not permitted behind the scenes with giraffes. 

When is it available?

Monday - Saturday at 2pm for 20 minutes behind the scenes.

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 participants (discount automatically applied at checkout, one discount per transaction)

*Please note this price does not include zoo entry.


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