Go Wild This Summer!
Round up the pack for hands-on fun and learning at Safari Zoo this summer.
Hand feed Big Cats, Giraffes & more (Charges apply)
Find out about vital conservation efforts taking place at the zoo.
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Admissions Terms & Conditions
All advance ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Tickets are not sent out in advance, to redeem your ticket please show your PayPal receipt to our admissions team. Alternatively our admissions team will be able to trace your purchase using the email address you have used at checkout. Admission for children under 3 years is free of charge, animal feedings for under 3’s can be bought during your visit.
Daily Talk & Feeding Schedule
SEE THE ZOO…
THE WAY THE KEEPERS DO…
Join one of our experienced and knowledgeable animal carers for educational and hands-on glimpse of the zoo, and find out more about the invaluable conservation work taking place right here in Cumbria.
WALK WITH THE ANIMALS…
TALK WITH THE ANIMALS…
11:00 – Meet the Africa Keepers & Giraffe Brunch: £5 Per Person
11:20 – Breakfast with Bears
11:45 – Arctic Wolf Talk & Big Cat Feed
11:30 – Penguin party at Humboldt Haven:£5 Per Person
11:30 – Lunch with Lemurs: £5 per person
12:00 – Macaw Feed
12:30 Saving the Rhinos
12:45 Otters, Tapirs and Maned Wolves; A South American Tale
13:00 Onwards – Hand feed one of the resident big cats!
14:00 – Giraffe talk and hand feed: £5 per person
14:00 – Lunch with Lemurs: £5 per person
14:45 Tiger treats
16:00 Red Panda High Tea
16:15 – Supper with the Giraffe Gals: £5 per person
16:15 – The Penguin party £5 pp
Treat Somebody to an Animal Experience
Do you love monkeys? Whats mums favourite animal? Need a gift for someone obsessed with giraffes? Our highly trained keepers will give you a fantastic personal introduction with your favourite animal. Check out our premium animal encounters and zoo keeper experiences below. Please check your age restrictions before purchasing.
IMPORTANT: You must phone to book in your experience in advance, we do not book Animal Experiences on arrival.
Avoid disappointment by scheduling your experience – Call us on 01229 466086
Omnivores & Herbivores
Red Panda Experience
Come meet everyone’s favourite Red Pandas, Tink and Pan, face to face in this interactive meet, greet and feed session! The experience includes entry to the park for the day, an introductory briefing & talk with our experienced and knowledgeable Red Panda Keeper. You will accompany the keeper into the Red Panda enclosure to meet the Red Pandas with an opportunity to hand feed!
The ideal group size for the experience is 2, we can accommodate family groups of 4 or larger groups in split sessions – please call us on 01229 466086 if your group size is not available online. You can book the Red Panda experience for yourself or as a gift, those booking as a gift can opt to receive a Red Panda Experience gift pack which includes an experience gift certificate, Red Panda Keyring or Magnet and Red Panda Cuddly for an additional £20.
Come Hang with Stanley
Join our Sloth Keeper and prepare to meet Stanley face to face in his new cozy home in our Tropical House. Visit the animal kitchen and help to prepare Stan’s favourite, vet approved snacks, chat to Stan’s human friend to learn all about his likes, dislikes and funky habits. You may even get the opportunity to hand feed Stan.
Participants must be aged 7 years or more and children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Experiences are limited to one per day with a maximum group size of 4.
Plan your visit to the zoo
Opening times, prices, travel guides and other useful info to help you plan your visit