UPDATE: Due to the current circumstances with the zoo being closed, we are NOT taking any new experience bookings for the near future.

Bookings will resume on our website when the zoo is open again later in the year. Please keep an eye on this page for the latest information.

If you have any queries regarding an experience, please contact us on 01803 697508.
Thank you for your understanding at this time.


As well as helping out at feeding time you’ll have the chance to learn all about our meerkats from one of our knowledgeable keepers. They’ll be able to tell you about each meerkat’s personality and explain what life is like as a meerkat keeper.

Age limit:

You must be 10 years or over to take part in this experience

Length of experience:

20 minutes


£79 for one person, or £120 for two people taking part in the experience together (joint experience). These prices include free entry on the day of your booking.

Days available:

The meerkat experience is available daily. Times of the experience vary according to the school holidays and term-time. 
To find out if an experience is available for a specific date and time, please call our Experiences Coordinator on 01803 697508 before completing your booking.

We recommend pre-booking your experience in advance to avoid disappointment.