Experiences at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Mum and son feeding the giraffes for Meet the Giraffes experience

Meet the Animals

ZSL offers daily Meet the Animals experiences - your chance to get up-close to some of our most popular animals.
Butterfly at Whipsnade

Photography workshops

Try a general or advanced photography workshop in one of our world class Zoos!
Participants feeding the giraffes

Keeper for a Day

Get up close with some of our most popular animals with our amazing Keeper for a Day experience.
Junior Zoo Academy ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Junior Zoo Academy

Aimed at those aged 8-10 this two day course is perfect kids interested in wildlife.
Zoo explorers

Zoo Explorers

Zoo Explorers is an exciting one day course for children aged 5-7.
Lookout Lodge

Lookout Lodge

A once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the Zoo as no-one else gets to see it.
Zoo Academy course participants at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Zoo Academy

Our exciting animal-based course is designed for 15-17 year olds who wish to pursue animal careers and studies.
Nature Night Camping

Nature Night Camping

Have you ever wanted to know what animals get up to at night? Now’s your chance!
Excelsior, Steam train atr Whipsnade

Footplate Experience

New for 2020! Ride on the footplate of one of our beautiful steam engines in our unique experience