Komodo Dragon Experience

Come meet Batu our amazing Komodo Dragon. Book your Komodo Dragon Experience online today or buy a Gift Voucher!

Our Komodo Dragon Experience gives you the opportunity to get up-close to the worlds largest living lizard species. You can help feed Batu his favourite snacks and learn about this incredible predator and their way of life in the wild. This unique experience is available on Saturdays and Mondays and is limited to a maximum group size of two people.



*Please note this experience is only suitable for children aged 6 years and over.

Zoo admission is included in the price for the participant. Normal admission tickets are required for accompanying adults and children.


If you want to buy this Keeper Experience as a gift and let the recipient book their date, please buy a Gift Voucher here.


To avoid disappointment we do advise that you pre-book your place, but subject to availability you may be able to upgrade your ticket on the day at our admissions desk


Komodo Dragon Experience
Komodo Dragon Experience
Komodo Dragon Experience

What’s included


  • Your session will begin with a safety briefing.
  • You will then enter behind the scenes and into the Dragon enclosure with a zoo keeper for approx. 20 mins.
  • Opportunity to feed him his favourite snacks.
  • Provide enrichments for him and watch his amazing senses go to work.
  • Discover where they are from, and their special adaptations for hunting their prey.
  • All participants will receive a special commemorative certificate.

Terms and conditions / Experience info (Updated to include COVID19 restrictions)


  • General admission is included in the experience.
  • Participants should arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Gloves are compulsory for this experience and will be provided. Appropriate closed-toe footwear must be worn.
  • Maximum of 2 participants per experience. Children must be at least 6 years of age and be accompanied by an adult. Each accompanying adult needs to pay normal zoo admission prices and must remain near to the enclosure for the duration of the experience.
  • Participants must listen to the keeper at all times. Your safety as well as the welfare of all animals is our main priority. The keeper can stop the experience or ask participants to exit the enclosure at any time should they feel it necessary.
  • At no point will participants be in the actual enclosure with the Komodo Dragon, but will set scent trails and also feed him from behind the safety of metal bars.
  • Disabilities: Participants with learning difficulties or visual impairment must be accompanied by a carer who takes full responsibility for the adherence of health and safety and welfare protocols. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access available for this experience.
  • People with illnesses affecting their immune system, pregnant or nursing women or women who have given birth in the last months cannot participate in the experience. 
  • Crocodiles of the World reserve the right to cancel the experience at any point for animal welfare reasons.



  • 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

Any Questions?

If you have any questions, please read our FAQ page which may have the information you need. If you need any further assistance or have queries regarding your visit, please contact us.