Animal Experiences

See also: Animal Experiences for Visitors with Disabilites, FAQs and Animal Experience Terms & Conditions

Animal Experiences Suspended

Due to the situation with COVID-19 (see our latest updates here) we have taken the decision to suspend all sales and bookings of Animal Experiences at this time. If you have a current booking, you will be contacted if it needs to be postponed.  Please keep checking back as we will open sales again once we have capacity to take new bookings, this will be later in the year.

For anyone with a currently unbooked voucher, we will be looking to extend your expiry date once we are accepting bookings again. Further information will be emailed to you when you are able to book again. Thank you for your understanding.

Keeper for the day
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Keeper for the Day

The ultimate experience for any animal lover! Spend a whole day in the zoo working alongside our expert staff to care for some of your favourite animals.

Keeper Experience
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Keeper Experience

Delve a little deeper as you head behind the scenes with an expert guide and see what it takes to care for animals from all around the world.

Meet the Tapirs
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Meet the Tapirs

As you hand feed them some of their favourite foods, you'll see their strange looking snouts at work as they sniff out their snacks.

Meet the Giraffes
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Meet the Giraffes

Come face to face with our tallest residents and head behind the scenes to learn even more about them.

Meet the Lemurs
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Meet the Lemurs

Our Lemurs are naturally curious and very friendly, something you’ll witness first hand as you head into their enclosure.

Meet the Aardvarks
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Meet the Aardvarks

An experience like no other - prepare yourself to be well and truly snuffled by one of our friendliest residents.

Meet the Tortoises
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Meet the Tortoises

Come face to face with our gentle giants and meet our oldest resident, Darwin the centenarian.

Meet the Penguins
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Meet the Penguins

Waddle this way onto Penguin Beach where you’ll meet our colony of Magellanic penguins and learn all about your new feathered friends.

Feed a Giraffe
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Feed a Giraffe

Head onto our private feeding platform and hand feed our tallest residents with brambles and branches.

Sea Lion Meet & Greet
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Sea Lion Meet & Greet

Come and meet one of our Californian sea lions, but make sure you're photo ready as they're certainly not camera shy!