Keeper For A Day

Keeper For A Day Feeding the giraffes

Our amazing Keeper for a Day experiences give you a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some of ZSL’s most popular animals. Get a unique insight into the day-to-day life of our keepers.

Also included:

  • A variety of animal encounters and mucking out activities
  • Led by a friendly and experienced Zoo Keeper Host
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Exclusive Keeper for a Day t-shirt
  • 20% discount off spectator tickets
  • Vouchers and gift cards are sent out within 1-2 days (postage included)

The purr-fect present. Open-ended vouchers make an amazing gift! They are sent out within 1-2 working days in beautifully presented gift boxes and cards.

Feeding giraffes as part of the Keeper for a Day experience

 

Our amazing Keeper for a Day experience gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some of ZSL’s most popular animals. Get a unique insight into the day-to-day life of our keepers.

Become a Keeper for a Day at one of the world’s most famous zoos.
More than just an animal collection, it's a centre for conservation and a landmark. The ultimate place to be a Zoo Keeper.

Buy now:

Purchase an open-ended voucher (valid for one year) or book directly onto a date:

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Meeting penguins as part of the Keeper for a Day experience

Animal highlights:

Giraffes, penguins, Giant Tortoises, meerkats and primates

What’s included:

  • Various animal encounters and mucking out activities
  • Led by a friendly and experienced Zoo Keeper Host
  • Complimentary lunch and refreshments
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Exclusive Keeper for a Day t-shirt
  • 20% discount off spectator tickets
  • Vouchers and gift cards are sent out within 1-2 days (postage included)

Restrictions:

  • Participants must be over 16 years old and have a reasonable level of fitness
  • Participants must have good mobility and not require a wheelchair
  • Pregnant, nursing mothers or those that have given birth in the last 6 months are unable to take part

Junior version (11-15 years old) also available

Price:

Keeper for a Day: £280

Times:

Starts at 8.45am until 3.45pm (7 hours)

Frequency:

The Keeper for a Day experience is available all year around on Monday – Fridays (apart from Christmas Day, New Year's Day and bank holidays)

Current availability:

We have good availability for 2015

Location:

ZSL London Zoo is located in the north east corner of Regent’s Park

More information:

Visit our frequently asked questions

Read terms and conditions

Find out out ZSL Whipsnade Zoo experience

Our amazing Keeper for a Day experience gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with some of ZSL’s most popular animals. Get a unique insight into the day-to-day life of our keepers.

Become a Keeper for a Day at the UK’s biggest zoo.
Set within 600 acres of beautiful Bedfordshire countryside, Whipsnade is a hidden gem. Only 20 minutes by train from Central London. The only Keeper for a Day experience in the UK, where you can work with Asian Rhinos, Giraffes and Elephants all in 1 day!

Animal highlights:

  • Asian Rhinos
  • Giraffes
  • Asian Elephants

At ZSL Whipsnade Zoo you can expect to work with some of the larger mammals as well as some of our smaller animals. After getting kitted out in your keeper outfit you will be briefed on the days activities before heading out into the zoo with your experienced keeper host. After helping to muck out our Asian Rhinos, you will head to visit our tall giraffes to feed them their mid-morning snack. After recharging over lunch and stopping off our meerkats or otters, you will end the day with our majestic Asian Elephants.

 

Buy now:

Purchase an open-ended voucher (valid for 1 year from purchase) or book directly onto a date:

book NOW

Feeding giraffes as part of the Keeper for a Day experience

 

Keeper for a Day Participant at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo with an elephant
What’s included:

  • Various animal encounters and mucking out activities
  • Led by a friendly and experienced Zoo Keeper Host
  • Complimentary breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Exclusive Keeper for a Day t-shirt
  • 20% discount off spectator tickets
  • Vouchers and gift cards are sent out within 1-2 days (postage included)

Restrictions:

  • Participants must be over 16 years old and have a reasonable level of fitness
  • Participants must have good mobility and not require a wheelchair
  • Pregnant, nursing mothers or those that have given birth in the past 6 months are unable to take part

Price:

Keeper for a Day: £295

Times:

Starts at 8.45am until 4.15pm (7 1/2 hours)

Location:

Dunstable, Bedfordshire - only 20 minutes by train from Central London

Frequency:

Available April - October on Monday – Fridays (apart from bank holidays)

More information

Visit our frequently asked questions

Read terms and conditions

Find out about ZSL London Zoo experiences