You and your friend will be greeted by a keeper and taken behind the scenes to meet our cheeky troop of macaques. Here, you will get the opportunity to hand feed the macaques and learn all about their training and the work that goes in to looking after these primates.

As well as meeting the macaques and their keepers, the price includes a full day at the Zoo, a hot drink in Café Lemur and a commemorative certificate.

Age limit:

  • You must be aged 8 or over to participate in this experience.
  • Only one child per experience.
  • Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult, taking up the second place on the macaque encounter.

Length of experience:

15 - 20 minutes


£85 for two people (price includes day entry)

Days available:

Monday's, Wednesday's, Thursday's, Friday's and Sunday's at 11:45am or 1:45pm.

This is a very popular experience so pre-booking is essential. Please call us on 01637 873342 to find out availability or to book a specific date.

participant guidelines

  • Sensible footwear is required as the area can be slippy. Please bring waterproof clothing as the experience will still take place if the weather is inclement..

How To Book

To find out if this experience is available on a specific date please call 01637 873342 before completing your booking.

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