Get up close to Jersey Zoo’s incredible animals!

An animal experience at Jersey Zoo gives you a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into caring for some of our fascinating animals. Whether you want to treat yourself or your loved ones, an animal experience is the perfect way to make a day at Jersey Zoo even more special.

Choose an animal experience to make the most of your day at the zoo, or get stuck in with our Keeper for a Day experience.

Get in touch with the team to book your experience

To check availability and book your animal experience, get in touch with our team by emailing

Animal experiences

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Meerkat Encounter

Go behind the scenes and spend time with our cheeky meerkats. £60 per person.

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Livingstone's fruit bat at Jersey Zoo
Fruit bat Encounter

Experience our magnificent fruit bats up close as you enter our award-winning Island Bat Roost. £60 per person.

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Bird Encounter

Go behind the scenes in our aviaries and spend time learning about the many species of birds at Jersey Zoo. £60 per person.

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Telfair's Skink at Jersey Zoo
Reptile and Amphibian Tour

Discover what happens behind the scenes of our Reptile and Amphibian House, where our experienced staff can reveal the rare and precious species that Durrell works with. £60 per person.

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Meet The Orangutans
Meet the Orangutans

Work a shift as an orangutan keeper at Jersey Zoo and become a member of one of our great ape extended families. £120 per person.

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Meet the Lemurs

Experience our delightful ring-tailed lemurs in their woodland enclosure. £120 per person.

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Keeper For A Day
Keeper for a Day

Spend the day in the life of a Jersey Zoo keeper. Get your wellies on for this amazing opportunity to be an animal keeper for the day. £360 per person.

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