Primates and Meerkat Experience


One-to-one Keeper Experience behind the scenes to meet our Meerkats, Siamang Gibbons, Black and White Ruffed Lemurs, Monkeys and Skunk.

A young black Siamang Gibbon holds his younger brother whilst eating a snack.

Go behind the scenes to meet our amazing primates and small mammals. Find out what it's really like to be a zoo keeper as you help with daily enclosure maintenance and food preparation. Get up close and feed our Siamang Gibbons, Black and White Ruffed Lemurs and Meerkat family. Meet our cheeky little monkeys, the Cotton-top Tamarins and the Common Marmosets. Enjoy an exclusive view of our enrichment activities with Guiness the Skunk.  All whilst learning some fantastic facts from our highly experienced keepers. 

What else is included?

Our keeper experience souvenir pack includes free day entry to the zoo for the participant(s) and one accompanying adult, a personalised certificate of achievement and a complimentary T-shirt to remember your experience.

When is it available?

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8.30am - 10.30am.

This experience would be the perfect gift for a friend or relative, or even just a treat for yourself. Are you ready for an exciting and exclusive day out? Don't forget your camera!

Watch what happens during your Primates and Small Mammals Keeper Experience: 


Terms & Conditions


Please call our bookings team on 01275 852606 if you have any questions or additional needs.

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