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Hadstock Road, Linton, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4NT. Telephone: 01223 891308

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KEEPER EXPERIENCES

Booking in advance is essential for all of our experience.

GIFT PACKS are available and a voucher can be provided valid for 1 year.

All experiences will be very 'hands on' and will include activities such as helping with the presentation of educational talks, cleaning enclosures, preparing diets and feeding, preparing enrichment feeds.

ZOO KEEPERS LITTLE HELPER age 5-8 (1 and a half hour experience)

Children’s first introduction to professional animal care!

This 1 ½ hour session with one of our zoo keepers will give young children a chance to get hands on experience with a variety of small zoo animals which may include Giant Rabbits, Chickens, Guinea Pigs, Wallabies and Giant Tortoises.

£130 inc VAT

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Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+) at all times, the adult will be expected to participate in some of the activities too! After your experience you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day

Meet some of the smaller zoo animals and help the keepers with their daily routine of cleaning and feeding, finishing with a behind the scenes tour of the Rare Lemur Breeding Centre and a chance to meet and hand feed the fantastic Lemur families.

Time and circumstances permitting you may be able to help the keepers with some of our other animals. While we will try to accommodate your preferences although we cannot guarantee your specified choice.

Package also includes: All day entry to the zoo, goody bag, certificate of participation, annual sponsorship of a Parma Wallaby or Giant Tortoise, donation to wild animal conservation projects.

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Our Keeper experiences are perfect for the animal mad person. With the main focus on Lemurs they are designed specifically to give you a zoo keeper experience and enable you the opportunity to not only get close to some of the zoo animals but to understand more about the important role that modern day zoos play in the conservation and protection of some of the worlds most endangered creatures.

KEEPER EXPERIENCE age 8-13 years (1 and a half hour experience)

Meet the Lemurs and help the keepers with their daily routine of cleaning, feeding and presentation of any scheduled educational talks, there may be the opportunity to work with some of our other animals too which may include Tapir, Wallabies, Giant Tortoises, Owls and Red Kangaroo.

£130 inc VAT

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Up to two extra children can accompany the primary nominated child £35 each.

Also included in the primary package; annual sponsorship of your favourite lemur; disposable camera; certificate of participation; donation to wild lemur conservation projects, goodie bag and admission to the zoo. Accompanying children will receive admission to the zoo and a goodie bag.

Time and circumstances permitting you may be able to help the keepers with some of our other animals. While we will try to accommodate your preferences although we cannot guarantee your specified choice.

After your experience you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult (age 18+) at all times, the adult will be expected to participate in some of the activities too!

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ADULT KEEPER EXPERIENCE

age 14+ (2 hour experience)

£120 inc VAT

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Also included in the primary package; annual sponsorship of your favourite lemur; disposable camera; certificate of participation; donation to wild lemur conservation projects and admission to the zoo.

Time and circumstances permitting you may be able to help the keepers with some of our other animals. While we will try to accommodate your preferences although we cannot guarantee your specified choice.

After your experience you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day. You are welcome to bring guests along to watch you take part in your experience, although the normal admission fees will apply.

The programme of activities is dependant on the capability of the participants, however, where it is possible, reasonable adjustments will be made to try to ensure that the 'Keeper For a Day' experience is open to all.

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CLOSE ENCOUNTERS FOR TWO- age 14+

A very privileged VIP behind the scenes zoo animal experience and close encounter with at least two of the following species: Brazilian Tapir, Binturong, Red Kangaroo, Giant Tortoises or Hartmann's Mountain Zebra!

Meet the team and find out much more about how the zoo operates, how zoos work closely together not only across the country, but across the world. Hear all about the conservation projects we support because we all strongly believe these animals should stay where they so rightly belong, in the wild! You'll get your own personalised certificate of participation.

£280 inc VAT
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We will not be able to tell you which animals will take part until the actual day. While we will try to accommodate your preferences, we cannot guarantee your specified choice.

After your experience, approximately 30 minutes with the animals, you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day. You are welcome to bring guests along to watch you take part in your experience, although the normal admission fees will apply.

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For Health and Safety reasons and due to the range of activities being undertaken, the keeper experiences involving big cats are only available to those over 18 years of age.

MEET AND FEED A BIG CAT - age 18+

A very privileged behind the scenes experience and close encounter with your favourite big cat! You'll get your own personalised certificate and information on your chosen species. Meet the team and find out much more about how the zoo operates, how zoos work closely together not only across the country, but across the world. Hear all about the conservation projects we support because we all strongly believe these animals should stay where they so rightly belong, in the wild!

£190 inc VAT

£350 for two

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Get as close as a whisker to a Tiger or Lion and have them take food straight from your hand.

While we will try to accommodate your preferences, we cannot guarantee your specified choice. After your experience you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day.

Activities may be subject to change on the day due to welfare or operational factors. The programme of activities is dependent on the capability of the participants, however, where it is possible, reasonable adjustment will be made to try to ensure that the experience is open to all. We cannot guarantee your chosen cat will be available on the day of your visit, if a cat doesn't want to play we won't make them! We want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience, all participants must abide by the health and safety regulations of Linton Zoo.

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BIG CAT & LARGE MAMMAL EXPERIENCE - age 18+

Get close as a whisker to some of our big cats and help a keeper with their daily routine. Also included; annual sponsorship of your favourite big cat; certificate of participation; donation to field conservation projects and admission to the zoo.

£245 for 1,
£350 for 2
inc 20% VAT

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This is primarily a big cat experience but you may also get the chance to feed and meet the Brazilian tapir, help with the zebra and have a behind the scenes tour of our rare lemur breeding centre. After your experience you are free to wander around the zoo for the rest of the day.

Unlike most big cat experiences this one includes annual sponsorship of your favourite big cat with the chance to renew after 12 months, and we will stay in touch throughout the year sending news stories and update

Time and circumstances permitting you may be able to help the keepers with some of our other animals. While we will try to accommodate your preferences although we cannot guarantee your specified choice. We cannot tell you in advance which specific cats will be participating as we always put the cat’s needs first and will not bother an animal who does not wish to join in the fun.

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FOR ALL EXPERIENCES

Activities may be subject to change on the day due to welfare or operational factors.

A reasonable level of fitness is required to take part in this programme. The programme of activities is dependent on the capability of the participants, however, where it is possible, reasonable adjustment will be made to try to ensure that the experience is open to all.

We want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience, all participants must abide by the health and safety regulations of Linton Zoo.

It may be necessary to share some activities with other participants.

BOOKING YOUR EXPERIENCE

Please phone to discuss available dates before completing a booking form 01223 891308

 

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