Animal Experiences

Want to get up close and personal with some of our animals?
Find out some of the most amazing facts about them?
Or get a taste of what its like to be a zoo keeper?

Animal Encounter Experience from £50.00

Work with a range of animals from our collection, helping to feed and care for them.

Animal Encounter Experiences for 1 or 2 people: £50.00

Encounters last for approximately 1 hour and includes admission. Participants must be at least 7 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 the following rates:

    • Animal Encounter for 3 people: £75.00
    • Animal Encounter for 4 people: £100.00

Due to animal welfare standards, there is a maximum of four participants per experience (plus one supervising adult). All participants, including children are encouraged to wear a face covering during the experience.

Visitors that purchase animal encounters must make the wildlife park team know about any allergies or any additional support that may be needed to facilitate your encounter. You will be given a short health and safety brief 5 minutes before the encounter is due, if you would like to give any additional information prior to your visit please email:

Mini Encounters

Always wanted to meet your favourite animal?
Well now is your chance! These 15-minute Mini Encounters are tailored to specific species within the Wildlife Park.
Go behind the scenes with your informative Education Conservation keeper and learn all about your favourite animal!

All participants must be at least 7yrs old

All guests must read and understand the attached Animal Encounter Briefing. (please see attached PDF). Confirmation of this is automatically applied upon booking. Accessibility: These encounters do require guests to cover distances which last for the allotted encounter time. The majority of our animal enclosures are accessible, please let the Wildlife team know if you have any mobility or accessibility issues prior to the encounter so we can ensure it is tailored to your needs. If you have any questions or concerns, please let a member of our wildlife team know by emailing Thank you for understanding.

Further Information

To find out more about our Animal Encounter Experience, either use the contact form below or contact us directly.

Our Animal Encounter Experiences run on weekends and school holidays only – we cannot facilitate experiences on days where we are closed to the public.