Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £22.00 £20.00
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £22.00 £20.00
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

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Keeper Experience (Junior/Adult)

With our adult and junior keeper experiences you can enjoy a taste of what life is like as a keeper at Banham Zoo!

Adult Keeper Experience

Keeper Experience (Junior/Adult)

 

This amazing experience provides an opportunity to work with one of our knowledgeable keepers and a variety of animals at the zoo and is available as a half day experience for guests aged 14 years and over.

Participants will receive an experience T-shirts, a certificate of participation and a copy of all your photos to take home.

Activities

Some of the adult activities may include:

  • Make up enrichment and/or food for some of the different animals we have in the collection and clean one of their indoor enclosures
  • Visit our gang of meerkats and feed them
  • Meet our Australian paddock animals and get the opportunity to feed the red kangaroos
  • Feed and clean flamingos, sheep and sitatunga.
  • Meet the maned wolves

Junior Keeper Experience (Afternoon)

Children with a passion for animals will love our fantastic junior keeper experience where they will get the opportunity to get closer to the wild! This experience is available to our younger guests aged 8- 13 years.

Our junior keepers will receive an experience T-shirt, a certificate of participation and a copy of all your photos to take home.

Some of the junior keeper experience half day activities may include:

  • Visit the giraffe house, clean their indoor quarters and feed them.
  • Make up enrichment and/or food for some of the different animals we have in the collection and clean one of their indoor enclosures.
  • Prepare nectar to feed to our flock of Swainson’s lorikeets.
  • Meet the maned wolves.

Activities may be subject to change on the day due to welfare or operational factors.

The programme of activities is dependent on the capability of the participants; however, where it is possible, reasonable adjustments will be made to try to ensure that all of our experiences are open to all. Please be aware that pregnant women will be unable to take part in any pre-booked experience.

*Please note, during peak season, our experience are booked up several weeks in advance. To avoid disappointment we recommended contacting us more than three weeks ahead for any requested experience dates.

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Adult Half Day Experience

(1pm to 4pm)

 

1 person £150 Voucher comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating adult and one guest. The junior experience comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating child and one responsible adult/parent or guardian.

2 people £225 (second person half price) Voucher comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating adult and two guest. The junior experience comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating children plus two guests, at least one of these of which must be a responsible adult/parent or guardian.

 

Adult/Junior Half Day Experience (1pm to 4pm)

1 person £150 Voucher comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating adult and one guest. The junior experience comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating child and one responsible adult/parent or guardian.

 

2 people £225 (second person half price)
Voucher comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating adults and two guests. The junior experience comes with complimentary zoo admission for the participating children plus two guests, at least one of which must be a responsible adult/parent or guardian.

NB: Please note these are suggestions of the types of activities that could be available. The programme will be set by the animal management team, but they always endeavour to make the experience as enjoyable and informative as possible.

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This experience must be booked in advance.

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For more information or to book this experience, please call our Experience Team on 01953 887771 Option 2 during Zoo hours, 7 days a week or alternatively email: experiences@zsea.org

Please view our terms and conditions for our pre-bookable experiences.

 

All experience gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date that the voucher is to be presented as a gift, so no actual experience date is required at the time of purchase. Once the voucher has been presented to the recipient they can phone the experience bookings team at Banham Zoo and book a date at their convenience.

 

All Banham Zoo & Africa Alive! Annual/2 Year Pass holders receive 10% discount on the above pre-booked experience.

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