16th & 30th September 2023

Enjoy a magical twilight spectacular as we remain open until 9:00pm on Saturday 16th and 30th September 2023! PLUS you can upgrade your late night visit by taking part in one of our exclusive Animal Experiences from only £85!

This is the perfect experience for anyone who is passionate about a particular species of animal! Offering you the chance to enjoy a personal experience with your favourite species from our selected Shadowing Experiences, this makes a great gift for a loved one or simply a treat for yourself.

£85 for ONE person
£145 for TWO people

Passholders taking part in this experience receive a discount of up to £25 per experience.*

*Please note that this discount cannot be applied to purchases made online.

What’s Included:
• A private half hour close up experience with your chosen animal and a member of the Animal Care Team
• A refreshment voucher
• A souvenir gift
• Complimentary entry to the zoo for the whole day

Please allow at least 48 hours for processing of online application and confirmation before you wish to visit. Once the experience has been booked it cannot rescheduled or cancelled.

Choose From:

Click through to the booking page using the BOOK NOW buttons above to then select your species.

Cheetah *SOLD OUT*
Gelada Baboon *SOLD OUT*
Sun Bear *SOLD OUT*
Meerkat *SOLD OUT*

Cheetah *SOLD OUT* – Get the chance to hide food for this elite carnivore.

Gelada Baboon *SOLD OUT* – Get closer to these fascinating old world monkeys as they amaze you with their antics.

Sun Bear *SOLD OUT* Go behind the scenes and learn more about this beautiful small bear species.

Meerkat *SOLD OUT* Meet our group as they scurry around, foraging or standing on sentry duty.
Open to participants aged 8yrs +

Anyone aged 8 – 17yrs taking part in the Keeper Shadow for ONE experience must be accompanied by an adult aged 18yrs or over in a supervisory capacity only. They must have a valid admission ticket or valid Zoo Pass to enter the zoo.

There cannot be two persons under 18yrs participating in the Keeper Shadow for TWO experience. One of the two participants must be aged 18yrs or over.

If you are a supervising adult attending an Animal Experience with a participant under the age of 18yrs, any additional children under the age of 15yrs in attendance on the day who are not participating in the experience, must have a separate supervising adult to remain with them whilst the Animal Experience is taking place.
This experience is for 1 or 2 participants. Please select one of the BOOK NOW buttons above which will take you to the relevant booking page.
All Keeper Shadowing Experiences consist of a private 30 minute experience with your chosen animal and a member of the Animal Care Team.

Experience Start Times:
Cheetah *SOLD OUT* – 5:00pm
Gelada Baboon *SOLD OUT* – 5:00pm
Sun Bear *SOLD OUT* 5:00pm
Meerkat *SOLD OUT* 6:00pm

You will be required to check in with our Experience Team at least 10 minutes prior to the experience start time.

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