Learn all about life at the zoo! Start your day off by preparing animal feed, then move between various departments of the zoo as you walk with the keepers around their sections. You will cover all sections, including: carnivores, primates, birds, hoof stock and Tropical House during your experience.

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.

age limit:

You must be 15 years of age or older to participate in this experience.

(Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.)

length of experience:

This experience takes place between 10:30am and 4:30pm.

This is a one to one experience with our keepers.


£150 per person (price includes day entry into the zoo).

days available:

Tuesdays and Saturdays

Please note: This is a very popular experience so pre-booking is essential. The times and sections on the experience may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Please call us on 01637 873342 to find out availability or to book a specific date.

Participant guidelines

  • 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.

How To Book;

This experience will not be available until further notice due to the current Covid-19 situation. Thank you for your understanding.

Please ensure you have read our full terms and conditions.