Big Cat Keeper Experience - spend a few hours looking after some Big Cats!


Get close up and personal with the most majestic of animals - the Big Cat!  Big Cat experiences and encounters offer a special opportunity to meet those who care for these wonderful animals and find out what's involved in their daily care.   Some big cat encounters give you the chance to feed a big cat by hand, or to tour big cats and simply find out more about them and conservation efforts, or to practice your photography.   Here are some Big Cat encounters and experiences.

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Big Cat Ranger for a Day - Weekdays Big Cat Ranger for a Day - Weekends 
£350.00 from Virgin Experience Days

What an opportunity to help out with the care of these wonderful Big Cats as you shadow an experienced and dedicated big cat keeper!  Start off with a safety briefing, and then have a guided tour of the site.  There are African Lions, 3 Tiger Species, Amur Leopards, Cheetahs and Snow Leopards on this site. Then it's to work, with one of the professional keepers, helping to clean and tend to the Big Cats and their enclosures.  Assist with feeding the cats (this bit is on selected days only). Click here for more info and/or to buy now
 Become a Big Cat Keeper at Dartmoor Zoo

Become a Big Cat Keeper at Dartmoor Zoo for Two People
£449.00 from Virgin Experience Days

Accompany an enthusiastic, passionate staff member to learn about five different species of big cats!  There's refreshments on arrival, followed by an introduction and health & safety information - and then you can get stuck in and involved in aspects of animal care such as food preparation, feeding, working with the animals and helping out with daily events!  Lunch and refreshments are included.  Take a loved one and the two of you can experience being a Big Cat Keeper at Dartmoor Zoo for £449, saving yourselves 50% on the normal price!  Find out more