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keeper for the day experience


Join our team of keepers and help care for the animals at Wild Discovery!

Starting early before the visitors arrive, you will be cleaning out some animals down on the farmyard and out in the paddocks.  You’ll be preparing meals and creating some exciting enrichment for a selection of animals at the zoo before heading off to meet some animals up close.

Animals you could be working with include our pot bellied pig, sheep, guinea pigs, wallabies, deer, capybara, tortoise, fruit bats, snakes and lizards. You may also meet some of our flying display birds. The experience does not include the crocodile, otters, reindeers and Scottish wildcats for safety reasons.

Duration: 9am – 1pm
Minimum age: 8 years +
Cost: £70 per person (max of 2 persons)

Gift Vouchers are also available to purchase click here.

If you have a Gift Voucher to redeem please contact Wild Discovery on 01772 673836 to make a booking.

What you need to know before you book

The experience is only for people of the minimum age or above. If a person is booked for the experience that is not above the minimum age they will not be allowed to complete the experience, and no refund will be given.

You need to wear sturdy footwear, ideally walking boots or wellies, no opened toed shoes/sandals are allowed. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Make sure you dress for the British weather as there are elements of the experience that will take place outside.

If you have any allergies, visual/hearing/mobility impairments, and/or any medical conditions you must contact us before booking to make sure that we can provide you with a safe and enjoyable experience. Once you have booked you will be required to complete and return a Health & Safety Declaration form before your experience.

Long hair must be tied back for safety reasons. The experience is not suitable for pregnant persons or anyone needing the use of a wheelchair.

An adult supervisor is not required for this experience. However if anyone would like to spectate from the visitor areas this is possible with the purchase of a zoo admission ticket. Entry for spectators is from 10.30am when the zoo opens.

If you have any questions about the experience please call 01772 673836 or email to discuss prior to booking.

A cold or hot drink will be provided at breaktime, but please feel free to bring your own drink and snack.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions below before making a booking.