Courses & Work Experience

Unfortunately, all courses have been suspended at this time.

Last reviewed: 17th September 2020

Keeper Kids
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Keeper Kids

Keeper Kids

For 8-11 year olds. Has your child ever dreamt of being a zoo keeper? Then Keeper Kids is for them!

Keeper Academy
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Keeper Academy

Keeper Academy

For 15-17 year olds. This course provides experience with zoo animals including reptiles, primates, large mammals, big cats & elephants.

Keeper School
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Zoo School

Keeper School

For 12-14 year olds. Keeper School is an incredible opportunity, providing the perfect basis for a future career with animals.

Blackpool Zoo is closed!

In light of the most recent national lockdown announcement from the government, sadly we will be temporarily closing Blackpool Zoo again from 5th January 2021.

As always please be assured that our dedicated keeper team will continue to provide the best care for our animals during the closure.

If you’ve booked tickets for any day during this closure, you can exchange them for another date. Please send your booking details to tickets@blackpoolzoo.org.uk.

We’ll keep you informed through our website and social media channels. We apologise for any disappointment and thank you for your patience.

We really look forward to welcoming you back to Blackpool Zoo when we are allowed to re-open.

Stay safe everyone.