Do you dream about coming face-to-face with some of our biggest animals here at Yorkshire Wildlife Park? Well now is your chance to get up, close and personal with a range of magnificent species in our latest experience – The Alternative Big 5!

This is the first time you can get a real close-up experience with some of our largest animals at the park!

The Alternative Big 5 Experience invites you to get close to Giraffes, Big Cats, Rhinos and even Polar Bears as well as enjoying a lovely big breakfast in our Safari Cafe.

Dates and spaces on these tours are strictly limited.

Please note that this experience is not suitable for children under the age of 10 and you may be on the tour with other parties.

If you do have any allergies of mobility needs, please contact us in advance to discuss suitability. Price includes admission to the park.

  • The Alternative Big 5 Experience

  • The Alternative Big 5 Experience
  • The Alternative Big 5 Experience

Age Suitability: The Alternative Big 5 Experience is suitable for people over the age of 10. All children must be accompanied by a participating full-paying adult (age 16+, see rates below).

Price: £250 per person, price includes entry into Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Maximum number of people: A maximum of 6 people are permitted on the experience.

Clothing: Sensible footwear (closed toe) and clothing are required on the experience. We advise you to wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.


Booking ‘The Alternative Big 5 Experience’ is easy! Choose to book either book an ‘Alternative Big 5 Experience’ for a specific date or purchase an ‘Alternative Big 5 Experience’ Voucher as a gift instead. The recipient can redeem their gift voucher by clicking here.