Keeper for a Day 3

Keeper for a Day

£300.00 Ex Tax

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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. From cleaning their enclosures, to helping feed them, this experience offers a unique way of getting to know our animals and the exciting work our keepers do. This experience will last from 08:30 until 16:30 with 1.5 hour of breaks.


During your experience as ‘Keeper for a Day’ you will be able to:

  • Work alongside our experienced animal keepers on their daily routine from 8.30am to 4.30pm (finish may be earlier during the winter).
  • Help clean out the animal enclosures.
  • Prepare the animals food and help assist the keepers at feeding time.
  • Go behind the scenes in different animal areas.
  • Find out how we keep our animals stimulated.
  • Gain a unique insight into the lives of our exotic animals here in Jersey.
  • Develop your understanding of how the work we do in the zoo links to the conservation of threatened species in the wild.

Booking:
This amazing experience is only available for a limited number of days each month (between October and April) so we advise booking early. For full availability and to book please email experiences@durrell.org
or call 01534 860052.


Please note:

  • Members are entitled to a 15% discount (applicable only for the member participating in the experience)
  • This experience is for a maximum of one person and includes admission to the zoo.
  • This encounter is suitable for adults only (18 and over).
  • Please book your ‘Keeper for a Day’ experience a minimum of 4 -6 weeks in advance.
  • Your visit may be altered at short notice should animal welfare concerns be raised.
  • Certain aspects of the animal routine may be excluded in line with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Whilst we will endeavor to meet your requests, the animal departments visited as ‘Keeper for a Day’ are subject to availability.
  • 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.
  • The ‘Keeper for a Day’ package is valid for 12 calendar months from the date of purchase.

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