The ultimate animal experiences and more
Go on the ultimate animal adventure with us and experience wildlife like never before. Make memories which last a lifetime and take in the full wonder of the natural world, by meeting our animals, experiencing the life of a Zookeeper and sleeping over at the Zoo.
Experience the Zoo after-dark at our cosy Lookout Lodges. We provide three entertaining and educational tours around the Zoo including a sunset tour, torch-lit night tour and a morning tour.
The only Keeper for a Day experience in the UK where you get to work with rhinos, giraffes and elephants all in one day.
Pitch your tent and spend the evening discovering what both native and exotic animals get up to at night. Test your knowledge of animals before going on a torchlight expedition around the Zoo to see what you can find and who is still awake.
Our Footplate Experience allows you to ride on the footplate of one of our beautiful steam engines at Whipsnade Zoo
Get up close to the world's tallest animals with this special Meet the Giraffes experience.
Hand feed our elephant family and get to know their individual personalities, and how they are helping inform elephant conservation work in the field.
A once in a lifetime experience to feed a beautiful Amur tiger. Hosted by an expert zookeeper, you'll get a unique insight into the life of an Amur tiger and the chance to ask questions about these incredible animals.
Hand feed our resident "River Horses" our common hippos
Zoo Explorers is a fantastic one day course for children aged 5–7 who are ready to explore the Zoo.
This two-day course includes games, challenges, trails and zookeeper activities.
Join us for an exciting five-day course designed for 15-17 year olds who wish to become zoo keepers or pursue other animal related careers and studies such as vets and vet nurses.
A unique opportunity for a private sleepover at Whipsnade Zoo, sleeping inside our softplay, Hullabazoo, learning about some of the animals that live at Whipsnade Zoo and getting a tour before the Zoo opens to anyone else.