Be a Keeper for a Day at ZSL London Zoo

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.

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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)


  • 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


Keeper for a Day: £280


Starts at 8.45am until 3.45pm (7 hours)


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 2017


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

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