BRONZE Animal Encounters

BRONZE Animal Encounters

Perfect for explorers of all ages, our animal encounters offer exciting opportunities to come face to face with some of the most interesting characters at the zoo! 

Get CLOSER than ever before to some of the INCREDIBLE wildlife found at Battersea Park Children's Zoo, and gain behind the scenes knowledge from our professional zoo keepers! This exclusive access will give you memories to last a lifetime, and an insight into the daily lives of our staff and the wildlife they care for.

BRONZE encounters can be booked online for an 11am slot or purchased on-the-day of your visit for a 1am slot -subject to availability! We only take bookings for ONE on-the-day slot per day on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Price: £45 or £80 for two participants Duration: 20 minutes Age: 5+ (Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult - FREE of charge)

We currently offer FOUR exciting animal encounters:

Armadillo Encounter!

Come face-to-face with Peludo the six-banded armadillo! Prepare his favourite snacks and create some enrichment to see him display some of his amazing natural behaviors! You will also learn lots of fun facts about this species and the challenges they face in the wild along the way.

Wallaby Encounter!

Help our keepers to prepare a treat for our red-necked wallaby before entering their meadow for an encounter you'll never forget! Hand feed the wallaby and learn a little more about their adaptations for life out in the Australian bush!

Meet the Donkeys!

Dusty and Smoky the donkeys are two of the most famous faces at the zoo! This hands on experience will introduce you to our donkey duo as you dish out their daily feed, help to clean their paddock and give them a well deserved scratch!

Meet the Pigs!

Cynthia and Winny, our Oxford Sandy & Black pigs LOVE meeting new people for a pamper. This encounter will allow you to get up close and personal with our intelligent pigs to give them their lunch and a good scratch!

Please note that a maximum of 2 people can be booked to take part in our BRONZE Animal Encounters and participating guests must be aged 5 or over.

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