Meet in Bembe Coffee Shop before you head out in to the zoo and get all of the latest news and top tips for getting the best out of your visit. This FREE 30 minute talk will be led by our tour guides and will include advice about avoiding queues, the best routes to spot your favourite animal and any exciting news about new arrivals or opportunities you shouldn’t miss.
A chance to visit the zoo before we officially open for the day. You’ll get to see some of the morning routines of the keepers and the animals and will enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the zoo before anyone else. One of our guides will be there with you to point out the highlights.
We love being in the zoo at this time of day so can’t wait for you to join us for an early morning stroll.... View details ⇨
A relaxing tour around the zoo, travelling in style! It’s your chance to explore and get a glimpse of the early morning routines of some of the animals and keepers, before we open the zoo. A truly unique view of life at the zoo.
The tour begins at 8am with a 30min safety briefing and segway driving lesson before the tour begins. The tour ends at the main entrance where you'll then be... View details ⇨
On Saturday 12 August we're holding our very own sponsored walk around the zoo to raise money for our Never Forget campaign.
The day will give you and your herd chance to walk around the zoo before we’re open to the public, with plenty of staff lining the route to answer any questions and offer support. You may even spot a few famous faces off the telly!
Join our keepers and zoo rangers for series of FREE talks and learn how we keep our animals fit and healthy (both physically and mentally) using enrichment.
There are many different ways we do this... it can be physical (a climbing frame or new perch in their enclosure), cognitive (a problem solving activity), sensory (a scent trail) or nutrition related (providing different types of food or... View details ⇨
We take puddles very, VERY seriously. And with the forecast a little wet we're on the lookout for some budding scientists to help us investigate our puddles for splashability, size, depth and even duck-to-puddle ratio!
So grab your wellies and join our Zoo Rangers on Saturday, 10.30-11.30am and 3-4pm. It’s FREE to get involved (normal zoo admission applies) and everyone’s... View details ⇨