Feed me! Play with me! Learn what it's like to be a Zookeeper...
(Please note due to Covid restrictions some of our animal experiences are not currently available)


A typical Junior Zookeeper experience 

(Suitable for ages 6 - 10)

Duration: 2pm - 4pm / Availability: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday / Cost: £50


  • Feed, clean and bathe our Giant Tortoises.
  • Feed the otters and meerkats.
  • Make something fun for our lemurs and watch them play with it, or help us feed the colourful lorikeets.
  • Pony Grooming.
  • Zoo tour – Get to know some of our other animals around the park and how we care for them – feed some of them and even meet one of our off-show reptiles!
*Subject to change dependent on the welfare of the animals.

A typical Zookeeper experience 

(Suitable for ages 10+)


Duration: 10am - 1pm / Availability: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday / Cost: £70


  • Feed the livestock, collect hay and distribute in hayracks.
  • Prepare lunch for the coatis, meerkats and otters. Learn about different dietary requirements etc.
  • Meet the coatis and give them their feed.
  • Meet and feed the otters.
  • Meet and feed the meerkats and provide enrichment for the lemurs.
  • All muck in!
  • VIP Tour! Meet some of our other animals. Learn about how we care for them, feed some more animals along the way and meet one of our off-show reptiles.
*Subject to change dependent on the welfare of the animals.

What you need to know:

Each experience can accommodate a maximum of 2 people from the same household.
For under 18's, the price includes entry for one accompanying adult spectator.
Additional spectators will have the option to pay the normal admission fee for entry and take photos of the Zookeeper whilst they are in public areas.
Participants should be physically fit due to the nature and demands of the work.
Experiences are available throughout the year, except for on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Junior Zookeeper Experience

For ages 10 and under
per person
Qty (1 to 2)

Zookeeper Experience

You will get dirty!
per person
Qty (1 to 2)