Unforgettable Experiences

Go wild with our unique and unforgettable animal experiences – perfect as a treat for yourself or a gift for others!

If you’re an animal lover, or just want to get up close and personal with some of our fascinating animals, then we have the perfect experience for you.

Meet Your Favourite Animals

Why not make your day out even more special and meet our cheeky meerkats, or hang out with some of our adorable Primates? You can even get up close with our Radiated Tortoises, or spend time with our loveable Tapirs!

To book your unique animal experience, you will need to pre-book online in advance by selecting the Animal Experience option upon booking. Your park ticket will automatically be added to your animal experience package upon checkout – please note, animal experiences cannot be booked without a park ticket.

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Zookeeper Experiences

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with some of the world’s most exciting, unusual and endangered species? Step into the boots of our animal care team on one of our Zookeeper experiences at Drayton Manor Zoo. Choose from our Family Zookeeper Experience, Zookeeper for the Day, or Junior Keeper Experience!

As a Zookeeper, you will take part in a range of activities while spending the day with our dedicated zoo team. This could include:

  • Mucking out and cleaning enclosures
  • Preparing diets and feeding our animals
  • Participating in daily care routines
  • Creating fun enrichment for our residents

There are strict Health & Safety restrictions in place for this package, so please click here to read them all before you purchase.

We also advise that all participants are immunised against tetanus at the time of taking part.