Zoo Keeper for a day

For many of us, the chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at any zoo or wildlife park would be something beyond our wildest dreams!  But now the opportunity to do just that is on offer, and could be a great gift for any animal lover who really wants to have the chance to talk to staff, meet some of the animals & get stuck in for the day.  PLEASE read the key info or notes for each experience before you buy - many have age restrictions for instance.
Zoo Keeper for a Day Choice Voucher Zoo Keeper for a Day Choice Voucher
Available at 3 zoos across the UK

Buyagift now offer a Zoo Keeper for a Day choice voucher, available at four zoos across the UK.  You’ll spend a the day learning about the life of a zoo keeper, from preparing food and feeding the animals to devising activities and mucking out the enclosures.  What a chance to learn about some of the world’s most interesting and incredible creatures! Your voucher is valid for 10 months. Get 15% off at BuyaGift with the code AHW2022 (valid until 31/12/22, it’s site wide!)   Click here to go to Buyagift to treat an animal lover in your life to this amazing gift.
Be a Wildlife Park Keeper in Hertfordshire

Be a Wildlife Park Keeper in Hertfordshire for Two

Become a member of the animal park team and experience all aspects of animal caresuch as cleaning, food preparation, feeding and walking animals, helping out at daily events and more!  This is a great chance to see the work which goes on behind the scenes at Paradise Wildlife Park.  Lunch, a goody bag and certificate are all included. Get 15% off at Red Letter Days with the code RAHW2022 – it’s valid until 31/12/22 and is site wide!    Available from Red Letter Days

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Spend your day behind the scenes at the award-winning Woburn Safari Park, home to 80 different species of amazing animals.  Join the staff and help with their daily tasks as you experience life as an animal keeper first hand.   Mucking out, food preparation and close encounters with the animals – it’s all in this day’s work.  You’ll also have an off-road safari tour where you will likely spot rhinos, zebras and giraffes… maybe even the Przewalski's horse, which Woburn Safari Park saved from extinction. Whatever you see, you’re sure to have a fabulous day at the park, getting to know the animals and the keepers.  Go to Virgin Experience Days for more info 
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Spend your day at the the Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Kent, helping a keeper with their daily tasks around the site.  You could be mucking out the African lion, or preparing tasty snacks for the Amur leopard. There’ll be a buffet lunch to help you revitalize during your exciting day along with tea or coffee.  Bring your camera!  This is a pretty special opportunity to go behind the scenes and discover more about these wonderful animals & their conservation.  Go to Virgin Experience Days for more info

Zoo Keeper Experience at Drusillas Zoo Park

Zoo Keeper Experience at Drusillas Zoo Park
Discover what it takes to run a zoo with a zoo keeper experience for one person at Drusillas Zoo Park in East Sussex. You'll have the chance to feed, clean and care for a variety of animals and help the zoo keepers to do 
their daily tasks. It's a great chance to see what happens in the day to day life of a zoo.  Use the code AHW2022 with Buyagift and get 15% off - the code is valid until 31 Dec 2022. 

Keeper for the Day with Lunch for Two at Dartmoor Zoo

Keeper for the Day with Lunch for Two at Dartmoor Zoo
What a great opportunity to join the team with this Keeper for the Day with Lunch for Two experience!  Spend the day with the experts, looking after various species.  Discover all about their animal diet and nutrition, husbandry, and the training and enrichment programmes that keep the animals healthy and happy.  This is a hands-on experience with some hard work, too!  But there's lots of photo opporutnities and you can enjoy lunch in the Jaguar Restaurant together, and take a certificate of your achievement home with you, along with the memories of your day!  Available from Virgin Experience Days.