Saving species from extinction

October 2014


Event: Conservation Challenges in India - A Film by Shekar Dattatri

Conservation Challenges in India - A Film by Shekar Dattatri


Friday 3rd October 2014 , 19:00-21:00

A film screening and discussion with leading wildlife filmmaker Shekar Dattatri on the topic of conservation challenges in India.

Event: Dodolings - macaque monkeys

Dodolings - macaque monkeys


Saturday 4th October 2014 , 10:30-12:30

What threats are there to macaques in the wild? What types of vegetation do they eat? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Orang-utans, Monkeys & Dragons - 2014 cruise

Orang-utans, Monkeys & Dragons - 2014 cruise


Tuesday 7th October 2014 - Monday 20th October 2014

We are delighted to introduce the next Durrell expedition cruise to the gloriously exotic islands of Indonesia. Experience the fascinating orang-utans and stunning birdlife, all living free in their natural habitats, as you meander upriver in Borneo on the luxurious yet environmentally sustainable ship, Orion.

Event: A Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell

A Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell


Friday 10th October 2014

Vegas and Durrell are coming to town again this year! Following on from the success of last year’s amazing fun casino evening, we are hosting Another Night in Vegas in aid of Durrell at The Chart Room, Castle Quay.

Event: Dodolings - flamingos

Dodolings - flamingos


Saturday 11th October 2014 , 10:30-12:30

Why do flamingos stand on one leg? Why are they pink? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Dodolings - snakes

Dodolings - snakes


Saturday 18th October 2014 , 10:30-12:30

Are snakes slimy? What is the longest type of snake? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Durrell Dash 2014

Durrell Dash 2014


Sunday 19th October 2014

Join us again this year for the ever-popular Durrell Dash in and around the lanes of Trinity and St. Martin, which will start and finish in the grounds of the Wildlife Park. Choose from either the 6k or 13k route.

Event: Dodolings - ring-tailed lemurs

Dodolings - ring-tailed lemurs


Saturday 25th October 2014 , 10:30-12:30

Do lemurs in the wild live anywhere other than Madagascar? Why do ring- tailed lemurs only have rings on their tails? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: October Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds

October Activity Week for 7-11 Year Olds


Monday 27th October 2014 - Friday 31st October 2014

Looking for something fun for the children to do during the school holidays? Send them along to Durrell’s fun activity sessions where they can learn about wildlife through games and activities as well as the animals themselves. The children will be busy and supervised so parents get time to themselves too!

November 2014


Event: Dodolings - tamarin monkeys

Dodolings - tamarin monkeys


Saturday 1st November 2014 , 10:30-12:30

How many different kinds of tamarin monkeys are there? How big are they? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Dodolings - komodo dragons

Dodolings - komodo dragons


Saturday 8th November 2014 , 10:30-12:30

How many teeth does a Komodo dragon have? Is the Komodo dragon a lizard? These and many more questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Survive Durrell!

Survive Durrell!


Sunday 9th November 2014

Please note new date for this event – Sunday 9th November. Total body workout for beginners to advanced

Event: Dodolings - orangutans

Dodolings - orangutans


Saturday 15th November 2014 , 10:30-12:30

How closely related are orangutans to humans? Were orangutans named because of their orange fur? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focusing on different animals.

Event: Dodolings - meerkats

Dodolings - meerkats


Saturday 22nd November 2014 , 10:30-12:30

Why do meerkats stand on their back legs? What do they eat? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Dodolings - poison frogs

Dodolings - poison frogs


Saturday 29th November 2014 , 10:30-12:30

Why are poison frogs so brightly coloured? Can the poison kill a human? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

December 2014


Event: Dodolings - gorillas

Dodolings - gorillas


Saturday 6th December 2014 , 10:30-12:30

How much do gorillas weigh? How tall are they when they stand up? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.

Event: Dodolings - bears

Dodolings - bears


Saturday 13th December 2014 , 10:30-12:30

How many bears are there left in the wild? What is their country of origin? These and hundreds of other questions are asked by children and their parents at Dodolings, a series of unique workshops focussing on different animals.