You will meet our keepers, feed and handle some of the animals and help us care for them. You will have some great memories of your day at the Zoo and some wonderful keepsakes, including your Keeper For A Day T-shirt, information packs, a certificate and lunch in Café Lemur.

Please note: This is a very popular experience so pre-booking is essential and the times and sections may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Participant guidelines

  • Participants must be 15 years or over
  • Sensible footwear is required as the paths to some enclosures are uneven. Please wear comfortable and preferably old clothing. Please bring waterproof clothing as the experience will still take place if the weather is inclement
  • Due to health and safety regulations some areas and enclosures are not accessible for this experience. Timings, sections and animals may vary depending on the day.


£120 per person (start at 10.30 a.m. finish at 4.30 p.m.)


Please call 01637 873342.