Junior Keeper Experience

Price £150
Duration 3 hours
No. of People 1 Child 1 Adult
Min Age 8

Perfect for the budding future animal career, a three hour junior keeper experience to give youngsters aged between 8 and 16 yrs an opportunity to find out just what it takes to become a zoo keeper.

Our Junior Zookeepers experience involves a cross-section of the animals we have here at the zoo. Whether you’re chopping up fruit for the lemurs, sweeping up after the meerkats, you’ll get a unique insight into life behind the scenes at the zoo.

As a memento from your experience you will receive a certificate and goody bag - please collect this after your experience with us.

The child will be need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the experience, the parent or guardian will not take part in activities but will be able take photographs. A refreshment break is included.

This experience is also available for 2 children, 2 parents or guardians will be able to accompany the children throughout the experience but will not be able to participate in the activities. A great family experience priced at £225.


Pre-booking is essential. Please contact us on or call on 01983 403883 to make your reservation.

This experience is available all year round but bookings may occasionally be subject to staff availability. If you have a specific date in mind early booking is advisable.

Winter month bookings maybe weather dependent. In the event of forecast adverse weather it maybe necessary to reschedule your booking.


"We came today and had a Junior zookeeper day... totally brilliant, really informative, amazing staff (Karen and Gary), a really hands on experience, that made the kids feel really special. We would recommend it to everyone.... it was great value for money!!"

E. Hosie from Cornwal whos' two girls enjoyed a Junior keeper experience with us (Aug 2018)