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Bird Encounter

5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(0 customer reviews)


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Product Description


Go behind the scenes in our aviaries and spend time learning about the many species of birds at Jersey Zoo. Our experienced staff will tell you how they live, what’s special about them and how Durrell is working to save their cousins in the wild. This experience will last for 1 hour.

During your ‘Encounter’ you will be able to:

  • Get behind the scenes in the aviaries.
  • Help the keepers to feed the birds.
  • Hear personal insights into the lives of birds from our experienced and passionate keepers.
  • Have behind the scenes photo opportunities.
  • Find out about Durrell’s mission to save species from extinction.

These amazing experiences are only available for a limited number of days each month, so we advise booking early. You can make a group or individual booking. To check availability in advance, or to book after completing your purchase, please email experiences@durrell.org or call 01534 860052

Please note:

  • Each booking is for one person and includes admission to the zoo.
  • This encounter is for a maximum of 4 people per session.
  • This encounter is suitable for children aged 6 and over.
  • All children under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • This encounter lasts one hour.
  • Your visit may be altered at short notice should animal welfare concerns be raised.
  • Animal handling is not permitted.
  • Proximity and contact with the animals is at the keeper’s discretion on the day.
  • Cancellation with fewer than 7 days notice will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • We may use the details you enter during the purchasing process to contact you about the experience afterwards.
  • This ‘Bird Encounter’ package is valid for 12 calendar months from the date of purchase.
  • Please contact us before booking if you have any medical conditions or disabilities, so we can discuss how to accommodate you.


  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    My 14 year old daughter and I attended this encounter as she wants to work with birds as a career. It was wonderful to be able to speak with the keepers and see and learn about the work that they are doing here. We were lucky enough to meet three juvenile flamingos which was an amazing experience! I highly recommend this experience.

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