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Junior Keeper for a Day Gift Experience at ZSL London Zoo

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The perfect gift 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.

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 is presented in an exciting gift voucher pack which 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 
  • Experience gift pack including Keeper for a Day experience voucher for one person
  • FREE shipping  

This product can be found in collections such as:

Zoo Vouchers Animal Experiences Meet the Animals Gift Experiences ZSL London Zoo Gift Shop Gifts for children

What to expect

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! 

Know before you book

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


  • The gift voucher is valid for one year from the date of purchase
  • The experience is available on Sundays and all school holidays including half-terms, Summer and Christmas
  • All bookings are subject to availability so we recommend that you book your preferred date at least six weeks in advance

How do gift experiences work?

Simply purchase the gift experience and we will send a gift voucher to you or the recipient. The gift voucher includes all the information needed to book onto your Junior Keeper for a Day experience.  

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