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Giraffe experience

Giraffe experienceMeet the giraffes
Our giraffe experience gives you the chance to get up close to the tallest land animals in the world, our herd of Rothschild’s giraffes. Feed the herd some ‘leafy greens’ and quiz the keepers who care for these extraordinary animals.

Giraffe experience
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Your experience   This will last approximately 30 minutes and includes: 
 free admission to the zoo for the participant
 behind the scenes access to the giraffe feeding area 
 the chance to feed our herd of Rothschild’s giraffes 
 the chance to meet our giraffe keepers and learn more about these popular animals 
 an experience certificate, giraffe fact sheet and giraffe photograph. 

The experience is available for adults and children eight years old or older. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a spectating parent or guardian*. 

Each giraffe feeding experience may have a total of 10 to 15 participants taking part in the same experience. 

* Spectating parents and guardians must pay normal zoo admission on the day of the experience and can watch from the normal visitor viewing areas. They can take photographs from this area.

When does the giraffe experience take place?
  • Every Saturday and Sunday
  • 9.30am

How to book

 The giraffe experience is £65 per person. 

You must book your experience. For more information, call zoo crew on 028 9077 6277 (extension 203).

Giraffe experience terms and conditions
Giraffe experience booking form
Download our giraffe experience booking form with terms and conditions. (PDF - 2.6MB)
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