Meet The Meerkats Experience

Come meet our inquisitive Meerkat mob. Book a Meerkats Experience

 

Our Meet the Meerkats Experience gives you the opportunity to get up close to these highly sociable and fascinating creatures, helping to feed the animals their favourite snacks and learn about their way of life. This unique experience is available daily at 1pm and is limited to a maximum group size of six. By taking part in this experience you will be supporting Crocodiles of the World’s vital conservation work.

 

Meerkat Experience 2

*Please note that this is only suitable for children aged 5 years and over.

 

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.

Meet The Meerkats Experience
Meet The Meerkats Experience
Meet The Meerkats Experience

What’s included

 

  • Your session will begin with a safety briefing
  • You will then enter the meerkat enclosure with a zoo keeper for approx. 20 mins
  • Opportunity to feed them their favourite snacks
  • Close interaction – watch them foraging for food, hear how they communicate
  • Discover where they are from, why they have black rings around their eyes and how their hierarchy works.
  • All participants will receive a special commemorative certificate.

 

Pricing

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Meet the MeerkatsFrom £35.00

 

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.

Terms and conditions / Experience info

 

  • General admission is included in the Meet the Meerkats experience.
  • Participants should arrive at the meeting point 12.55pm for a prompt 1.00pm start.
  • Appropriate closed toe footwear must be worn for this experience.
  • Maximum of 6 participants per experience. Children must be at least 5 years of age and be accompanied by an adult. Each adult needs to pay normal zoo admission prices and must remain by the enclosure throughout 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 upmost priority. The keeper can stop the encounter or ask participants to exit the meerkat enclosure at any time should they feel it necessary.
  • Disabilities: Participants with learning or visual impairment must be accompanied by a carer who takes full responsibility for the adherence of health and safety and welfare protocols. Accompanying carers can enter the VIP area free of charge but must not participate in the experience. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access available for this experience.
  • Pregnant/ nursing mothers who have given birth within the previous six months cannot participate for health and safety reasons.
  • Crocodiles of the World reserve the right to cancel the experience at any point for animal welfare reasons.

 

Cancellations

 

  • 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.