Animal experiences

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To all our valued supporters

We have temporarily suspended all animal experiences as of Friday 20 March.

We are led by advice from BIAZA in respect to close contact with animals. Once their restrictions allow we will be back in touch to book any voucher holders or rebook any previously booked experiences.  We are not taking any new bookings at the moment. If you would like us to to, we would be happy to keep your details and get in touch as soon as we are able to take new bookings.



Here at Marwell Zoo, our day experiences offer you the chance to get closer to our amazing animals than ever before. From joining in at feeding times to helping the zookeepers out on their daily tasks, you're sure to have a memorable experience in our animal encounters!

You can rest assured that our zoo experience days will get you closer than ever before. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or if you're wondering if there are any animal experiences near you, we've got plenty of options here at Marwell Zoo for you to choose from.

Each one of our day experiences comes with a selection of goodies - and they sell out fast so be sure to book early. It’s a once in a lifetime experience!

For more information about any of our animal experiences, please do not hesitate to get in touch, as a member of our team will be more than willing to assist with any queries you may have. To find out more or book your experience now please call our Fundraising office on 01962 777988 or email

Thank You

Thank you so much for a fantastic day. Outstanding in every way possible.Davy, 22nd August 2017

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Keeper for a Day - £395

This once in a lifetime animal experience day will give you a unique insight into the day-to-day life of our keepers and the animals they look after - a great option for a budding wildlife enthusiast.

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Giraffe Face to Face - £200 

If you’re looking for a fantastic way to feed giraffes in the UK, look no further than our zoo experiences. On this special day, you’ll hand feed our giraffes face-to-face.

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Penguin Face to Face - £100

If you’d like to get really close to our penguins, then this face to face penguin feeding experience would be perfect for you.

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Where next?

Still looking for surprise gifts? Check out the following...

Annual memberships Animal adoptions