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Animal Experiences

Want to get up close and personal with some of our animals?

Keeper Experiences £39

Meet some of our creatures and help us to feed and care for them.

Encounters are available for:

  • Mammal Keeper Experience (species such as lemurs, wallabies, skunks, meerkats, raccoon dogs, armadillos, sugar gliders and tenrecs)
  • Reptile Keeper Experience (species such as lizards, snakes and tortoises)

Encounters last for approximately 1 hour and include admission.

Participants will receive a certificate and a badge.

Participants must be at least 8 years old, and participants aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (one supervising adult admission included in price).

Additional People

If you wish to book an animal encounter for multiple people in one session we offer a discounted rate:

  • Keeper Experience for 2 people £49
  • Keeper Experience for 3 people £59
  • Keeper Experience for 4 people £69 (reptiles only)

Additional participants do not have a free adult included.

You can purchase Animal Encounter vouchers on the Askham Bryan College Online Store.

If you wish to book for a particular date please e-mail us to check availability before purchasing a voucher.

Mini Zookeeper Experience £39

Our Mini Zookeeper Experience is a perfect taster of what it's like to be an animal keeper - available for ages 5+. 

The experience lasts for 1 hour, and will include meeting some animals behind the scenes in the wildlife park.

Mini Zookeeper participants might meet:

  • Reptiles such as lizards, snakes and tortoises
  • Invertebrates such as hissing cockroaches
  • Mammals such as tenrecs, armadillos and wallabies

Participants will receive a certificate and badge.

Participants aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult (one supervising adult admission included in price).

Additonal People

If you wish to book a Mini Keeper experience for multiple participants in one session, or you wish the Mini Zookeeper to be accompanied by additional adults we offer a discount rate of £10 per participant after the initial booking (£39). We can book a maximum of 4 people per session, including any accompanying adults.  Additional participants do not have a free adult included.

You can purchase Mini Zookeeper experience vouchers on the Askham Bryan College Online Store.

If you wish to book for a particular date please e-mail us to check availability before purchasing a voucher.

Booking & Further Information

To find out more about our Animal Encounters, Little Keeper Experiences and Keeper for the Day experiences either use the contact form below or contact us directly.

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