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Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters


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Animal Encounters Voucher

Please note, to ensure the safety of staff and participants of Animal Encounters, all participants will be required to wear their own face mask (supplied by the participant), and disposable gloves (supplied by the Park) during their Animal Encounter whilst COVID-19 restrictions are in place. All keepers will also be wearing face masks and gloves for the duration of the Encounter.

Please note: Animal Encounters are only for one person, per animal, per day.

All Animal Encounters must be booked and paid for at least one week in advance.

Choose from a variety of different animal encounters which will give you the chance to learn more about our Keepers' work; gain a little hands-on experience and help to feed and care for the animals at the Park.

Our Animal Encounters last around half an hour (although this varies depending on the animals) and are suitable for both adults and children (children must be at least six years old and are required to be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times).

Vouchers can be purchased for any of our available Animal Encounters (which currently include, feed the penguins, meet the lemurs, meet the giant tortoises, feed the tapirs and capybaras, meet the giraffes, and donkeys and friends encounters)

You will be sent an open dated Animal Encounter voucher (valid for one year from date of purchase) which will also act as your entrance ticket to the Park Upon receipt of your voucher you will need to contact the Park on 01993 823006 to book your chosen Encounter and date quoting your reference number, we recommend booking early as these are popular experiences and we can only accept one booking for each Encounter per day

Before ordering please read the full details relating to Animal Encounters which can be found here.

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens

Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens