Meet the Tigers at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Amur tiger at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

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

From £84 per person

Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience meeting and feeding one of our beautiful Amur tigers at the Zoo. Hosted by an expert keeper, you'll get a unique insight into the life of our tiger duo and the chance to ask questions about this incredible species. 

Your experience

  • Meet and feed one of our beautiful Amur tigers
  • Discover more about the species
  • Opportunity to ask our expert keeper questions about our duo
  • Meet the Tigers takes place at 10.30am on Tuesdays, Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays, April - October. The experience lasts approximately 20 minutes.
  • Please be at the meeting point at 10.20am, located by the decking area, at the end of the yard by the tiger house.



Terms and conditions

  • General admission ticket or valid membership per person must be purchased to be allowed entry into the zoo and take part in the Meet the Tigers experience.

  • Please listen to the keeper at all times. (Your safety as well as the welfare of all animals is their upmost priority. As such, the keeper can stop the encounter or ask participants to exit the VIP area at any time should they feel necessary.)

  • Appropriate closed toe footwear must be worn for the experience.

  • Maximum of 4 participants per experience. Children: must be at least 12 years of age and be accompanied by an adult, no more than 2 children per adult. Each adult must also has a valid Meet the Tigers ticket.

  • Disabilities: Participants with learning or visual impairment must be accompanied by a carer who takes full responsibility for the adherence of health and safety and welfare protocols. Accompanying carers can enter the VIP area free of charge but must not participate in the experience. Wheelchair access is available for this experience.

  • Pregnant/ nursing mothers who have given birth within the previous six months cannot participate for health and safety reasons.  

  • Cancellations: ZSL reserves the right to alter the experience or cancel on any given day if necessary. We will endeavour to contact you via email at least 24-hours before your visit to notify you of any changes. We recommend checking your emails on the day before your visit in case we have emailed you. If these changes result in you missing the encounter or you are no longer able to attend, please contact us to discuss options. Turning up late will invalidate your ticket and will not be refunded. Bookings cancelled up to 14 days before the date will be eligible for a full refund. Thereafter changes will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances at the discretion of ZSL