Meet the Tigers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Meet the Tigers

Amur tiger at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Get up close and feed one of the world's most renowned big cats, the Amur tiger, with a special Meet the Tigers experience.



£84 per person

This is a once in a lifetime experience to meet and feed a beautiful Amur tiger. Hosted by an expert zoo keeper, you'll get a unique insight into the life of an Amur tiger and the chance to ask questions about these incredible animals. 

Please note: Children MUST be over the age of 12 years old to participate and must be accompanied by a participating adult (maximum 2 children per adult)

Important information about your experiences:

Due to current Covid 19 Health and Safety guidance it is mandatory for you to wear a facemask to take part in this experience. We recommend that you bring one with you for your visit. Unfortunately if you are unable to wear a facemask due to being on the list of current government exemptions we are unable to allow you to take part in our Meet the Tigers experience at this time. This is to ensure both your safety and that of our animals.

Meet the Tigers experience includes:

  • Meet and feed an Amur tiger
  • Meet an expert zoo keeper and discover more about our tigers

Please note that admission to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is not included and must be purchased separately. 



What to expect on the day

This 20 minute VIP experience begins with a health and safety briefing from our expert zoo keeper. You will then help our zoo keeper feed an Amur tiger whilst learning more about these amazing animals. There will be a maximum of four people taking part in the experience, giving you lots of time with the tiger and zoo keeper.

Tip: Meet the Tigers takes place behind the scenes and due to the small group size, spectators are not permitted access to this area.

Important information to know before you book

  • Admission to the zoo is not included and must be purchased separately.
  • Participants must be 12 years of age or older 
  • Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult guardian – each adult must also have a valid zoo entry ticket. No more than 2 children per adult
  • Pregnant or nursing mothers cannot participate
  • Participants with learning or visual impairment must be accompanied by a carer. Accompanying carers can enter the behind the scenes area free of charge but will not participate in the experience. 
  • Wheelchair access is not available for this experience. For more information please discuss with us when you book
  • Please see our full terms and conditions for more information



  • Meet the Tigers takes place at 11am on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the year. 


  • £84 per person

Please note: ZSL Gold members, Fellows and Patrons receive a 10% discount on this experience. If you are part of the ZSL family, use discount code MTAMem10 at checkout and your 10% discount will automatically be applied when logging in with the email address registered to your membership. Having trouble booking? Please call us to book on 0344 225 1826 or email

How to book

  • Book online here
  • Call us on 0344 225 1826

We also offer Meet the Tigers as a gift voucher for someone.

Dates and Prices


Meet the Tigers takes place at 11am on Tuesdays and Saturdays throughout the year.  

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£84 per person

To book call 0344 225 1826 or book online here

Visual Story

Would you find a Visual Story helpful to support your Meet the Tigers experience? Please download one here.

An Amur tiger at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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