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Junior Keeper Experience

Junior Keeper Experience

Our Junior Keeper Experience is perfect for young animal enthusiasts and budding zookeepers. Go behind the scenes and find out all about the animals at Paignton Zoo from those that spend the most time with them, our very own zookeepers! Discover what it’s like to work with the animals at Paignton Zoo, you’ll even get the chance to feed some of the animals that you meet.

The price includes a breakfast bap, drink and a t-shirt. Children must be accompanied by an adult who can enjoy half price entry to Paignton Zoo.

To find out if an experience is available for a specific date, please call our Guest Services Experience team on 01803 697500 (option 2) before completing your online booking.

Age LimitLength of ExperienceCostDays Available
7 to 14 years9am to 1.30pm – 4.5 hours£175 for one, £300 for twoWeekends and school holidays (not available on Thursdays)

Please note that during this experience there are enclosures and exhibits that do not have suitable wheelchair or mobility scooter access.

This experience is available at weekends and during school holidays.