Shadow a Keeper Experience

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Always wanted to be a zookeeper?

Go behind the scenes for a day!

The Shadow a Keeper Experience offers a fantastic chance to follow in the footsteps of a zookeeper. You will spend time with some of our experienced keepers who will give you a personal insight to their normal working day.

You will spend your day assisting a keeper in the care of some of our animals which might include lemurs, coatis, marmosets, meerkats, wallabies, reptiles and invertebrates (including the Tropical House).

Please note this experience is for 16+ Years only

Activities may include:

  • Feeding and cleaning out the Meerkats
  • Feeding the Lemurs
  • Feeding and cleaning out the Coatis
  • Preparing some animal enrichment
  • Flying a Bird of Prey
  • Taking part in one of our Animal Presentations

Adult Keeper Experience costs £165 and lasts for 4 hours (including 40 minutes for lunch)

This experience includes;

  • VIP one-to-one keeper experience, no sharing your special day!
  • Souvenir photo
  • Full day’s admission to Tropical Wings Zoo (for participant only)
  • Lunch for the participant
  • Personalised certificate
  • 15% off voucher for the gift shop