Join us as we stay OPEN UNTIL 9:00pm on selected days during the SUMMER! Plus, you can upgrade to a sizzling summer by taking part in one of our exclusive Animal Experiences from only £70!

10th August & 24th August 2024

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.

£70 for ONE person
£120 for TWO people

Passholders taking part in this experience receive a discount of up to £10 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
• 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 less than 8 weeks prior to the date of the experience taking place, and a £20 fee (inc 20% VAT) will be charged for alterations and rescheduling to your booking at any time. An experience can only be rescheduled once.

Choose From:

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

4:30pm – Lemur *SOLD OUT*
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5:00pm – Cheetah *SOLD OUT*
5:00pm – Sun Bear *SOLD OUT*
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5:00pm – Gelada
5:00pm – Meerkat
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6:00pm – White Rhino *SOLD OUT*

Lemur Meet this excitable bunch as they leap and jump around.

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

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

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

Meerkat – Meet our group as they scurry around, foraging or standing on sentry duty.

Rhino *SOLD OUT* – Meet these gentle giants with enormous personalities which you are bound to adore.
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:
Lemur 4:30pm
Sun Bear *SOLD OUT* – 5:00pm
Cheetah *SOLD OUT* 5:00pm
Meerkat 5:00pm
Gelada Baboon – 5:00pm
Rhino *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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