It was an amazing day - hard work but great fun and for an animal lover such as myself, the perfect present. All in all this was a brilliant day out and I'd highly recommend it to anyone with a passion for animals! You'll get kitted out in your Zoo keeper outfit and find out which animals you will be helping to look after for the day before heading out into the Zoo with your experienced keeper host. As part of a group of up to five people, you will be assigned to one of our experienced keepers, who will be your host for the day. There will be a maximum of five people taking part in the experience, so there will be plenty of opportunities for all to get involved. We got up close and personal with all these animals by feeding them and we even had meerkats climbing all over us! We went past all those points! Restrictions This experience is only available to people aged 16 and over.
Although spectators are not able to accompany you on the experience, there may be opportunities during the day for them to see you completing the tasks with the animals. Please note that during November — March you will be working with different species and getting involved with some of our more unusual animals Is this experience suitable for me? Should you have a little one who prefers the idea of growing up to be David Attenborough than David Beckham, then may just have the perfect day for them. What should I expect to receive? Alternatively, full price tickets are available for purchase on the day at the main entrance. He was pleased by our willingness to get stuck in. Visitors can walk, they can drive their cars into the park for a fee, they can catch the free Safari Bus available in the zoo or there are even two steam trains to ride on in order to visit your favourite exhibits. Sitting in the sand playing with penguins, I wondered, does it get any better than this? When you make your decision on which zoo keeper experience day is for you, we will transfer you directly to the sales carts or information pages of these stores, so that you can make your purchase. Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate those with a disability or learning difficulty, due to practicality this cannot always be achieved.
The day started with Rob our guide picking us up in the van and taking us for breakfast, the day continued with mucking out the Rhino and feeding them, we fed the giraffe, elephants, hogs, hippos and Wolves. Entry to the zoo is also included so you are free to have a look around afterwards. A place on one of is the ideal gift for them. Activities vary from mucking out enclosures, to preparing food and devising enrichment activities, feeding and meeting some of our animals. There was one last animal to visit — the ring-tailed lemurs of Madagascar. The animals offered at each site are different. However there is limited opportunity to return to them during the day.
During this all-day experience you will work alongside an expert zoo keeper who will show you how we look after some of our incredible animals. Standing behind the yellow line, we gave them chunks of raw meat using metal tongs. What happens if the weather is bad? Once you are finished you will visit and feed the giraffe before getting your own lunch and seeing the meerkats and coatis, as well as some of our other animal residents. Click on the button below to be transferred directly to their information page regarding this experience, to learn more. If you are thinking of doing it then it's a must, you won't be disappointed.
Is this experience suitable for me? Participants are advised to book their session as early as possible to ensure the widest possible choice of dates. We need to know the name of the online gift experience retailer and the price of the matched product; contact details of the redletterdays. You can treat your loved ones to a Christmas gift that will create memories to last a lifetime. More than just an animal collection, it's a centre for wildlife conservation and an historic landmark. An awesome place to immerse yourself in a zoo keeping experience! Sturdy, flat shoes or boots should be worn that are suitable for wearing in mud.
Receive a safety briefing, before kitting up and stepping into the shoes of the zoo staff for the day. This will show you in a comparison table the prices for our Zoo Keeper for a day experiences from all five of the online stores. It currently has 18 animal specific shows on during the day, and is open every day of the year except Christmas day. Alternatively please call 0117 4285 417 or 0117 4285 419. The spider monkeys were not so easy to please. This two-day course includes games, challenges, trails and zookeeper activities. I fed a tiger, got licked by a giraffe, pawed by a spider monkey and climbed on by lemurs.
We would love to do that but Penny couldn't tell us what it was like because she's never done it. However, this was a behind-the-scenes adventure for me. We scan these stores regularly for their latest prices and offers and will always recommend the lowest priced vouchers on our sales pages. As a huge fan of animals and nature this day out was absolutely wonderful. This makes them even more dangerous than tigers in the wild, explained their keeper. The zoo keepers at London Zoo really have to know their stuff! This is a hands-on experience so you will be getting up close to our animals as well as actively helping to take care of them. The gift experience is presented in an attractive gift voucher pack which is valid for one year with instructions on how to book onto this incredible experience.
Do I get to go in with the animals? Even if its the middle of summer. Smileycat16, TripAdvisor What animals will I work with? This experience runs from 8:45am — 4. How often will the sessions be running? Our next task was to prepare lunch for the bearded pigs from Indonesia, who enjoy a healthy five-a-day bucket of fruit and veg. If you love animals and don't mind mucking out a few enclosures then this experience would be perfect for you! Mick had no chance to rest and eat while we interrogated him for insider information. All claims must be submitted within 14 days of the original purchase. There are a wide variety of experiences available starting from just £54. Feedback has shown us that participants get more out of the experience when they visit various animals throughout the day.
Belongings can be stored in here but it is advisable to keep valuables to a minimum. Available on selected weekdays from November to March. Please note that the zoo does not open for guests until 10. You should wear comfortable, hard wearing clothes suitable for wearing outdoors in sometimes mucky conditions. I will be scheming like a spider monkey to do it again next year.
I'm a slow blogger posting fortnightly just about bees mostly , nature and wildlife, aromatherapy and gardens. This experience is for ages 16+, if you are interested in our junior keeper experience please. The discount will be automatically applied at checkout once you have signed in using the email address to which your membership is registered. Scooping out a generous handful and throwing them in the pool, they were gone in 60 seconds. Buying a voucher: A voucher in a gift card will normally be sent to the delivery address specified during the shopping process. Keeper for a Day duties do vary from day to day but a typical experience will start with you helping to muck out in the morning before heading off to feed the giraffes their breakfast.