Feed the Gorillas

Feed our charismatic gorilla troop, guided by an expert primate keeper!

Get up close and personal with our charismatic gorilla troop and give them a morning feed of some tasty treats! Learn who’s who, their personalities, and all of their little quirks. Limited to six people, you will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions from our expert keepers.

 

Your Experience:

  • 15-minute photo opportunity, feeding the gorillas, and Q&A with our expert gorilla keeper
  • Discover more about this amazing but critically endangered species
  • Kept to a small group of six people

Gorillas tuck into veggie breakfast at ZSL London Zoo

Please note:

  • Participants will not be in direct contact with the gorillas. Food will be scattered around their outdoor area and the photo opportunity will take place by our viewing glass.
  • Please let us know at the time of booking if you have a nut allergy.
  • Masks and gloves must be worn on this experience. You will also be asked to wash your hands with hand sanitiser before commencing the feed. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer any exceptions to this requirement. If you have any questions or concerns in relation to this, please contact our customer support team on 0344 225 1826 or by emailing experienceenquiries@zsl.org
  • The gorillas will be separated from participants by a 3-meter barrier and all participants should be able to throw this distance. Ball throwers will be available to assist, though we recommend this experience for those aged 5+

Zookeeper smiles, with two gorillas

Availability and How to Book

  • This experience is open on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 11 am.
  • Tickets can only be purchased on the day of the experience from the information kiosk as you enter the Zoo.
  • In the event of heavy rain or extreme cold temperatures, this experience will not go ahead. If you are planning your visit specially for this experience, please call ahead on 0344 225 1826 to check if the experience is running.

 

Price

£15 per person

£13.50 per person for Gold Members, Fellows, and Patrons. Please show your membership card at the point of purchase.

 

Know Before You Book:

  • General admission is not included and must be purchased separately.
  • Masks and gloves must be worn by all participants on this experience. You will also be asked to wash your hands with hand sanitiser before commencing the feed. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer any exceptions to this requirement. If you have any questions or concerns in relation to this, please contact our Customer Support team on 0344 225 1826 or by emailing experienceenquiries@zsl.org.
Zookeeper handling vegetables
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