This once in a lifetime experience will give you a unique insight into the day-to-day life of our keepers and the animals they look after.
A typical day will include spending time with each of our animal teams helping to prepare food, mucking out and going behind the scenes and getting up close to a variety of our animals. Your day is likely to involve the following:
Please note this is subject to change and the order of the day may vary.
All our Keepers for a Day receive the following:
On booking we send a gift pack containing a gift card and the details of the experience.
Additional requirements: On booking please inform us if you have support needs or reasonable adjustment requirements that would help improve the experience for you. Please also advise us if you have any medical conditions. For insurance purposes, the scheme is only available to those aged 16 and over. Any under 18's will need a full paying adult to join them.
This experience costs £395 for one person or £700 for two and lasts a full day from 8.15am to 4pm. Accompanying guests are given 10% off their day ticket price and are welcome into the zoo from 10am.
Keeper for the day: Sold out for 2019! Please email email@example.com to register your interest for 2020 dates.
This experience is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Vouchers can be purchased and will be valid for the 2019 season.
To find out more or book your experience now please call our Fundraising office on 01962 777988 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Keepers were fantastic
"I cannot pick one particular bit of the day. From start to finish I couldn't have asked for more.....all the keepers were fantastic and included me in everything they possibly could. I shall always remember my experience it's one of the best things I have ever done. Thank you."Experience Guest, August 2017
"For the day I was able to live the dream! The keepers were all so friendly and knowledgeable which made the day flow smoothly and they all clearly love the work they do. Being so close to the animals and helping for the day was incredible and I will never forget it!"Experience Guest, August 2017.
Unique Day"This is an amazing, unique day that will stay with me for years to come. I have never been so close to so many endangered animals in my life. To be able to go behind the scenes with experienced, knowledgeable keepers and help feed the animals is a real privilege." Experience Guest, June 2017.
"I've wanted to do this for as long as I can remember & finally did, it's a truly amazing memorable experience. These animals are beautiful & fascinating & you see them totally differently when you're face to face. Words cannot express how it makes you feel, I had the biggest smile ever! Take this opportunity to get up close with them, you will not be disappointed."Experience Guest, June 2017.