Family Keeper Experience

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with some of the world’s most exciting, unusual and endangered species? You and your family can find out by stepping into the boots of our animal care team on our Family Keeper experience at Drayton Manor Zoo!

During this experience, you can take part in a range of activities required of a zookeeper while working alongside our dedicated zoo team. This could include:

  • Mucking out and cleaning enclosures
  • Helping to prepare feeds for our animals
  • Creating fun enrichment for our residents

This experience will end with a souvenir experience certificate, a free souvenir cup and the opportunity to ask any questions about our animals.

Your experience also includes a £10 food and drinks voucher to enjoy throughout the day.

This experience will run from approximately 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Maximum of 4 people, minimum of 3 people. Suitable for ages 5+
This experience is priced at £95pp, including park entry.

  • This experience will run from approximately 1:30pm – 4:00pm
  • Please read our full terms and conditions prior to booking, which can be found here. By booking, you agree to adhere to these terms and conditions, in addition to the general Drayton Manor Resort terms and conditions.
  • Maximum of 4 people. Suitable for ages 5+ 
  • Each experience has an age limit for a reason, and we ask all guests to please adhere to this
  • You will be required to wear our ZK4D overalls, but please also dress appropriately for the work, time of year and weather. Please wear sturdy, closed-toe footwear.
  • Our animals may choose not to take part in the experiences and cannot be forced to do so. The activities provided are examples only, and we cannot guarantee you will participate in these specific activities during your experience.
  • Whilst every effort is made to accommodate everybody, we regret to inform you that some guests may be unable to take part. If you have any specific medical needs or allergies, or require 1 to 1 care or support, please let us know at the time of booking.
  • Regrettably, there is no wheelchair access to this experience and all guests are required to have a reasonable level of physical fitness and be able to stand and move for extended periods.