Events

Our fantastic range of keeper experiences and Magic Moments will give you a once in a lifetime chance to get up close and personal with our animals.

Please note, if you are looking for a specific date for your experience, please contact us at edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk before purchasing any vouchers.

Please be aware, we require at least 7 days notice for any bookings. Due to the popularity of our experiences, we have limited availability for the remainder of the year, especially at weekends.

Please read our FAQs and terms and conditions pages if you have any questions. Alternatively, please contact us at edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk

 

 

Full Day Keeper Experience
Price: £260

Please note, due to the multiple lockdowns and this voucher being off sale since 2020, we have are fully booked until October. 

Please contact edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk to check availability and book in a date.

For information on our other experiences, please see below

> Click here to discover more and buy a voucher

*Suitable for persons aged 16 years +

Half Day Keeper Experience
Price: £160

Please note, due to the multiple lockdowns and this voucher being off sale since 2020, we are fully booked until October. 

Please contact edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk to check availability and book in a date.

For information on our other experiences, please see below

> Click here to discover more and buy a voucher

*Suitable for persons aged 16 years +

Junior Keeper Experience
Price: £150

Please be aware the next available weekend dates are now in December 2022. Please note, we do run these during the week as well as weekends. Please contact edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk to secure a date before purchasing a voucher. 

Join our keepers for three hours packed full of close encounters and fantastic experiences as younger animal lovers get the chance to experience what it’s like to be zookeeper. Animals can include penguins, armadillos and meerkats, with other animals dependant on the day. Please note, we can't guarantee any animals due to animal welfare reasons. 

> Click here to discover more and buy a voucher

*Available for children aged 8 to 15 years old

Mini Keeper Experience 
Price: £100

An amazing opportunity for our younger animal lovers to join our keepers on their morning duties. Animals can include warty pigs, armadillos and owls or hornbills, with other animals dependant on the day. Please note, we can't guarantee any animals due to animal welfare reasons. 

> Click here to discover more and buy a voucher

*Available for children aged 5 to 7 years old

Magic Moments 
Price: £40 - £90

A chance to get up close and personal with some of your favourite animals at Edinburgh Zoo.

> Click here to discover more about our Magic Moments.

Keeper Experience Gift Boxes

Are you buying an experience as gift? Then why not add one of our Keeper Experience Boxes to you order! Gift boxes include a choice of gift (Bamboo Travel Mug or Soft Toy), Edinburgh Zoo magnet and Edinburgh Zoo pencil.

> Click here to find out more and buy add a gift box to your order

 

Vouchers can be purchased online hereIf you would like to book a specific date, please email edz-keeperexperiences@rzss.org.uk before purchasing any vouchers and we can arrange payment after confirming the date is available. Please note that Edinburgh Zoo cannot guarantee the first choice of date will be available and some experiences can be booked up for months in advance.


If you have any questions please check out our Keeper Experience FAQ page.

Terms and conditions:

> Please click here to view our full keeper experience terms and conditions.

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