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Adopt an animal, book a keeper for a day, book an animal experience….
Here at safari zoo we’re passionate about education so passionate for 2015 we are giving schools the chance to come Explore the animal kingdom with us for free. Whether you’re early years, primary, secondary Explore: Discover: Adventure you’ll have a fantastic day immersed with some of the rarest wildest animals on the planet.
3 times the size in 2015 and 3 times the experience as you safari on foot and Discover Rhinos, Lions, Tigers, Penguins, Bears, Hippos, Wolves, Snow leopards, Jaguar, Giant otters, Primates, free roaming monkeys, kangaroos, vultures, penguins and a host of bird species on a fun filled educational day out packed with learning and fun at Europe’s only safari zoo.
Enhance your day and hand feed giraffes, lemurs, penguins, lemurs, kangaroos, Join our interactive animal keeper led talks and animal feedings, and more or book an educational talk with one of our highly trained animal keepers.
It’s our favourite time of the year, South Lakes Safari Zoo is hosting our 11th annual Dreamnight At The Zoo. An evening to give chronically ill, blind, deaf and severely disabled children together with their brothers, sisters, mums and dads a night to remember.
For more details on how to nominate and to get “VIP Tickets” click here.
Any one who has adopted an animal keep an eye out, dropping through your letterbox any day now will be an invitation and ticket to our first adopter’s event of 2015.
To be held on Saturday 13th June 2015 10am to 5pm.
This is your chance to come and meet the animal carer who looks after the animal you have adopted to find out more about their day, who eats what, and anything you may want to know as well as getting involved in some animal activities – hand feeding lemurs, penguins, giraffes….
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY : please check back nearer the day for final times
Big Cats (Lion)- 10.45 meet by the Lion enclosure
Big Cats (Tigers) – 11am meet at the Tiger house
Big Cats (Jaguar & Sri Lankan Leopards)- 11.10 meet by the Jaguar enclosure
Big Cats (Wolves & Snow Leopards) 11:45am meet on the Snow Leopard walkway
Vulture – 12.40pm meet at the Vulture aviary
Flamingo & Tayra- 11.15 meet at the Flamingo House
Kangaroos- (Kangaroos, snakes, Emu, Bats, Macaw, Prairie Dogs, Peacocks) 1.30pm meet in tropical house by the bats
Lemurs (Lemurs, Squirrel Monkeys) 2.15pm meet in Madagascar area
Penguins- 11.30 meet by Penguin enclosure
Bears ( Bears, Tapirs & Capybara) 12.50pm meet on Bear walkway
Giant Otters-12pm meet on Bear walkway
Primates Group1 (Fennec Fox, Tortoise, Howler monkeys, Spider monkeys, Tamarins & Gibbons) 2.10pm meet at the Primate house
Primates Group 2 (Two toed sloth) 11am meet in Primate house
Giraffes – 10.30am, 11.15am ,12.30pm & 2pm meet at Giraffe Walkway unless raining and then Giraffes will be inside.
Rhino- (Rhino, Reindeer, Baboon & Raccoon) 11.45 meet by Rhino hardstand
African House- (Alpaca, Babirusa, Donkey, Goat & Hippo) meet at the Hippos
If you struggle to find where you are due to meet your keeper please do not hesitate to ask any member of staff.
These sessions are by invitation only, available to those who have adopted an animal here at the park.
Please note: We will be holding an event later in the year for people who adopted our Christmas Reindeer, this is due to where the Reindeer’s are at the moment and the changes that happen with them. Later in the year is when the Reindeer’s will be moved to an enclosure where there will be more interaction and more information to be given on them.
We look forward to meeting you all.
Keeper for a day
Be a keeper for the day at Safari Zoo, work with big cats, giraffes, penguins.. whichever is your favourite. Junior and adult places available.
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SAFARI ZOO owners invite you on a high quality exciting horseback and wildlife adventure with the comfort of wonderful historic log cabins and excellent food all day long. Download a brochure HERE
Now until Easter 10am – 4.30pm
Easter – July 10am – 5pm
August 10am – 6pm
Visit South Lakes Safari Zoo all year with a 365 ticket from £18
From chicken curry cooked in a banana leaf to a chunk of chocolate cake where else can you enjoy a meal whilst watching giraffes and rhinos wander.
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