Family Keeper Experience

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Our range of Keeper for the Day experiences give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our most popular residents.

Price: £325.00 for a family of 4 or £375.00 for a family of 5 (maximum 2 adults per family)
Time: 9.15am - 12.15pm or 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Schedule: Thursday to Monday
Age: Minimum Age - 8 years

Experience includes

This half day experience is the ultimate in making the most of family time! Share a unique experience with your children and some of the world’s most endangered species! Make memories like never before! 

Our Family Keeper Experience is exclusive to you and you will be working on a one-to-one basis with our keepers.

Your experience package also includes entry to the zoo, a parking pass, guidebook, certificate, mug, key ring, pen, car sticker, badge pin and a voucher for 10% off in our gift shops.

Enjoy a busy half day shadowing our keepers and learn exactly what it takes to care for our animals

  • Muck in with the mucking out and get your hands dirty - don't worry, gloves will be provided
  • Get up close and personal as you meet some of our friendlier residents
  • It's feeding time at the zoo! Help our keepers prepare and hand deliver healthy lunches
  • Let your creativity flow as you and our keepers come up with new and exciting enrichment ideas

Each experience is different and you could be working with - tortoises, giraffes, anteaters, tapirs, aardvarks, lemurs, lorikeets, spider monkeys, otters, farm animals, reindeer, pelicans or penguins.

Please be aware - the half day experiences do not include any activities with tigers, lions, orangutans, gorillas, elephants or sea lions. 

After purchasing your voucher, please call us to book a date for the experience on 01253 830801.  

Because nature is unpredictable and the welfare of our animals is paramount, routines and itineraries may be adjusted without notice. 

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Children under three are free!