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Junior Keeper For A Day at London Zoo | Gift Experience

The perfect for children who love animals, this gift experience lets children become a zookeeper for a day at ZSL London Zoo and help take care of some amazing animals.

£170 per person

An expert keeper will show children what the day to day life of a zoo keeper is like, giving them a unique insight into how our animals are looked after.

The gift experience voucher will be digital and is valid for one year with instructions on how to book onto this incredible experience. 

This is a great opportunity for a child who loves animals to go behind the scenes and find out what being a zoo keeper is all about.

Junior Zoo Keeper for a Day  includes

  • Admission into ZSL London Zoo for participant and accompanying adult
  • A variety of animal encounters across the zoo
  • An expert zoo keeper to guide throughout the experience
  • Health and safety briefing
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Exclusive Zookeeper t-shirt and cap
  • Goody bag
  • 20% discount off general admission tickets for friends and family 
  • Digital Keeper for a Day experience gift voucher for one person

Buy an open-ended ticket now!

Please note our ZSL online shop no longer fulfills Gift Experience purchases.
To purchase this gift Experience voucher please head to our main website by clicking below.




You will arrive at ZSL London Zoo where you will be met by your friendly and experienced zoo keeper host who will give you your zoo keeper outfit followed by an introduction and a health and safety briefing.

You will then head off to get stuck into your day as a zoo keeper.. The experience last approximately 3.5 hours including a variety of close encounters with the animals.

This is a hands-on experience so you will be getting up close to our animals as well as actively helping to take care of them.

Accompanying adults will follow the group for the day and spectate. You are very welcome to take lots of photos! 



Important information before booking a Keeper for a Day experience:

  • Participants must be aged between 11 and 15 years old
  • Participants must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is an active experience and participants should be in good health and free from existing health conditions
  • Participants with learning or visual impairment must be accompanied by a carer who will take responsibility for following health and safety guidelines. Accompanying carers will not participate in the experience
  • The experience is not wheelchair accessible
  • Appropriate closed toe footwear must be worn for the experience. Study, flat shoes or boots that you are happy to get muddy are recommended
  • The experience itinerary, content, duration and availability are subject to change without notice
  • Please arrive on time, we advise guests arrive at least 10 minutes before the experience begins
  • The experience takes place indoors and outdoors and occurs rain or shine so please check the weather before you come and dress accordingly!
  • Your ticket will be forfeit if you turn up to the experience late or cancel within 14 days of your reservation
  • Please see our full terms and conditions for more information here