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Experience days

Zoo experience days updated on 13 June 2022

Experiences remain unavailable as we adjust our operations following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will announce a future relaunch date and prioritise visitors with outstanding bookings. 


If you have an outstanding booking and don't want to wait for the relaunch, you can ask for a refund. Please email us with your booking details and we will contact you to process your refund.

Ever fancied feeding a penguin, having lunch with a lemur or keeping up with a keeper? Our animal feeding experiences will give you the chance to get closer than ever before to wildlife. These feeding sessions last approximately 30 minutes. You can choose from a:

Our animal experiences cost £70 per person or £125 for two people. 

Booking is essential. 

Our Keeper for a Day experiences offer a unique chance to get an insight into the daily life of our zookeepers. This full day experience starts at 8.30am. Choose from a Junior or Adult Keeper experience. 

Our Keeper for a Day experiences start from £125 per person. 

How to book

  • Fill out our online booking forms for your selected experience.
  • A member of our team will get back to you to take payment and to confirm availability of your date.
  • Full payment is required to secure your experience.
  • You must agree to the terms and conditions.

Penguin experiences are not available in July and August.  

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If you are unable to complete the booking form, email or call us on 028 9077 6277.

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