Daily Talks & Activities

Our daily talks and activities might be subject to change, so if you're excited to see something in particular please ask at our friendly Information Cabin (just inside the entrance).

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Marwell's Zany Zebras - zoo trail

As Marwell’s Zany Zebras stampedes into Southampton this summer, the zoo is going zebra crazy with fun activities for everyone to enjoy! Follow our miniature Marwell’s Zany Zebras trail around the zoo, and discover the match for your favourite zebra sculpture in the Southampton trail.

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Miniature zebra trail at Marwell Zoo

Plus all these fantastic daily activities!

Discovery Tables

Up to 8 locations around the zoo

Throughout your visit to Marwell zoo you may find 'Discovery Tables' in up to 8 locations. These allow you to learn more about our penguins, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, rhinos and oryx in Wild Explorers, birds in our walkthrough aviary, reptiles, species found in Madagascar and more. Ask on the day of your visit which Discovery Tables are taking place.

Aviary Discovery Table

12:30pm - Meerkats: Mobs Rule

Meerkats - Cafe Graze

Think meerkats are cute and cuddly?  Think again!  They may look adorable but underneath their cute exterior, they often turn out to be nightmare neighbours.

2:00pm - Curious Coatis

Fur, Feather & Scales

Have you ever seen a ring-tailed coati (pronounced co-ah-tee)? Join us to meet these cute and furry critters and watch them get fed. If you're lucky they may even tightrope walk above your head!

induction loop available here.

Coati group

2:30pm - Keepers in Action - Aviary feed

Walkthrough aviary at Fur, Feathers & Scales

See our incredible range of exotic birds in action as they establish a pecking order for their food. Look out for the incredible hamerkop, which builds the world's biggest bird nest, the stunning Schalow's turaco and the industrious village weaver bird. Please feel free to ask the keeper any questions you may have.

Village weaver bird building a nest

3:30pm - Penguins: It's Not All Black and White

Penguin Cove

Ever the favourites - join our feathered friends at feeding time and find out how we can help these popular sea birds in the wild. 

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