Adult Croc Keeper

Truly a one of a kind keeper experience!

Enjoy an adult croc keeper experience – spend time working with the keepers, meeting many of our animals up close, helping with the feeding and getting hands-on around the zoo, whilst learning all about our crocodilian friends on the way! We promise you a unique and rewarding adult croc keeper experience rounded off with a special commemorative certificate.



Available for adults.
Keeper experiences are available all year round on specific dates.


Adult Croc Keeper
Adult Croc Keeper
Adult Croc Keeper
Adult Croc Keeper

What’s included

 

Our keeper experiences are run by experienced members of our expert zoo keeping team and include the following:

 

  • Your session will begin with a safety briefing
  • Introduction and meet the zoo keeper team
  • Enclosure cleaning and general maintenance
  • Preparation of food and special diets needed throughout the zoo
  • Feeding of crocodiles and other zoo animals
  • Work with animals such as crocodiles, alligators, caimans and monitor lizards
  • Opportunity to handle hatchling and juvenile crocodiles
  • Assist with care of larger crocodile species
  • End of the day debrief and experience certificate

 

Zoo keepers’ tasks carried out vary depending upon season and animal health and welfare. Some of the activities may include:

 

  • Assist with data collection and animal record-keeping, whether it’s noting the length of a crocodile hatchling, or checking the weight of a tortoise
  • Cleaning out dens or enclosures
  • Food preparation and feeding – all food is weighed and recorded before it’s delivered to the animal enclosures
  • Prepare diet supplements for various creatures
  • Observe animals and help check for good health

 

Pricing

ExperiencePriceBookings
Adult Croc KeeperFrom £125.00

 

Gift Aid    giftaid3

Crocodiles of the World is a registered charity and your ticket can help crocodile conservation even more if you are willing to Gift Aid.

If you are a UK taxpayer and you make a 10% donation we can calim tax back from the government’s Gift Aid scheme. This means we get an extra 25p for every £1 you spend at no extra cost to you. This scheme makes a massive difference to charities like us.

Experience Information

 

  • Bookings are available all year round, subject to availability.
  • Your experience will start at 9am so please arrive promptly.
  • Numbers are strictly limited to no more than 3 per session to ensure that participants have the maximum opportunity of working with the animals.
  • There will be a comprehensive safety briefing upon arrival – participants will be fully briefed on what they should and should not do in any situation and they will be fully supervised at all times.
  • Crocodiles of the World will take all necessary precautions and as long as participants do as the qualified keeper instructs them, then there should not be any particular danger in the activities.
  • A responsible adult must always accompany children under the age of 16 – admission for the participant is included in the price of the experience.
  • Hardwearing clothes must be worn at all times.
  • Please remember the zoo is a tropical climate, which is hot and humid – drinks are available from the cafe.
  • There is ample free parking.

 

 

To book this amazing experience

Either purchase your experience online, or phone us on 01993 846353.

Please note:

 

  • By purchasing this or any of our experiences, you agree to adhere to our Experience Day terms and conditions.
  • Children under the age of 16 must always be accompanied by a responsible adult – admission for one accompanying adult is included in the price of junior experiences and for adult experiences if aged between 15 and 16 years.

 

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at 01993 846353 or email bookings@crocodilesoftheworld.co.uk

Download The Guide

Our handy keeper experience guide has all the information you need to plan your visit , as well as practical information about the experience.


https://www.crocodilesoftheworld.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Crocodiles_of_the_World_Keeper_Guide_Nov2015.pdf

Cancellation rules

 

  • If we receive notice of your cancellation or booking change more than 28 days in advance you will not lose any of the cost of your experience.
  • If we receive notice of your cancellation or booking change between 14 and 28 days in advance you will lose 50% of the cost of your experience.
  • If we receive notice of your cancellation or booking change less than 14 days in advance you will lose 100% of the cost of your experience.
  • In order to cover our costs, we will also charge an administrative fee of £10.00 for each cancelled or rebooked place.