Giant Tortoise Encounter
Get up close and hands on with our group of seven Giant Aldabran Tortoises.
Please note these encounters are currently not available to book online but instead can be booked either on the day upon arrival or pre-booked by telephone, places are places are subject to availability.
Spend 20 minutes behind the scenes with our keepers and the Giant Tortoises, learning about their personalities.
This is your chance to feed a giant and learn about how they live in the wild. You can even get the chance to give them a scratch.
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).
When is it available?
Monday - Saturday at 11.30am (booked in advance over the phone) or 2pm (booked on the day at the ticket office) for 20 minutes behind the scenes.
What does the encounter cost?
*Please note this price does not include zoo entry.