Animal Experiences

Zoo Keeper for the day

Junior Zoo Keeper

This is a full days experience from 9am until 4pm.
You will be working alongside a keeper, getting involved with all our daily tasks including cleaning out and replenishing the animals bedding. Food preparation, feeding and creating enrichment for selected animals.  You will have special access to the keeper only areas and have the opportunitiy to interact with some of the animals.

At the end of your day you will receive a photograph and a certificate.

£80 per person.

​Suitable for 15 years and over.

Terms and conditions apply.
​​The junior keeper experience will take place 9am - 1pm.​​
You will be working alongside a keeper, getting involved with some of our daily tasks including cleaning and replenishing the animals bedding. Food preparation, feeding, creating enrichment for selected animals.  You will have special access to the keeper only areas and have the opportunitiy to interact with some of the animals.

At the end of your experience you will receive a photo and a certificate.

£60 per person.

Suitable for 8 years and over.

Terms and conditions apply.

Animal Encounters​​

Tortoise
Common Marmosets
Armadillo
Red-fronted Lemurs
Meerkats
Our animal encounters give you a truly unique experience to get up close to some of the animals here at Wild Discovery.

We currently offer encounters with our meerkats, marmosets, red-fronted lemurs, tortoise and armadillo.

Your encounter will start with you creating an enrichment item for your chosen animal and then you will have the job of delivering it to them and watching them enjoy what you have created, whilst our keeper captures a picture of your experience

The encounter is approximately 30 minutes and you will receive a photo, certificate and fact sheet as well as a day pass to the zoo.  We recommend arriving 10 minutes before your start time.

All animal encounters are £25 per person or £40 for two people.

Availability - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Tortoise at 10.30am and 3pm
Armadillo at 11am
Meerkats at 12noon
Red-fronted Lemurs at 1.30pm
Marmosets at 2pm

Booking is advised, although enquiries on the day can be taken.

Age restritions apply - 5 yrs + for the tortoise encounter, 8 yrs + for the meerkat, lemur, marmoset and armadillo encounters.  

The encounters are not suitable for pregnant women and wheelchair users, due to health and safety.

​Admission to the zoo is included in the encounter price for the person completing the encounter.  Any additional family or friends visiting with you are required to pay normal admission prices.  If the person completing the encounter is under 18 years they must have an accompanying adult with them who will need to pay normal admission.

To make and booking or to enquire please call 01772 673836 or email info@wilddiscovery.co.uk.