Give your day that added wow factor by booking a bitesize Mini Experience! With four to choose from (Mini Meerkat, Mini Baboon, Mini Giraffe and Creepy Creatures), our Mini Experiences are guaranteed to make your Yorkshire Wildlife Park visit unforgettable!

The perfect addition to any Yorkshire Wildlife Park visit, our Mini Experiences allow you to meet some of the park’s favourite residents.

Choose from one of five Mini Experiences:

  • Mini Meerkat Experience – A unique opportunity for Visitors to spend dinner or teatime with our Meerkats and Mongoose.
  • Mini Baboon Experience – If you like monkeying around, go behind-the-scenes plus enjoy a unique interactive play experience with our mischievous Baboons.
  • Mini Giraffe Experience – Meet our African giants, and help pellet feed these amazing animals.
  • Mini Lemur Experience – Meet our incredible Lemurs as they leap from the treetops above your head! Get the chance to feed them and step inside their indoor house.
  • Creepy Creatures Experience – Go behind-the-scenes and gets up close to the stars of “Big Bugs” and “Deadly Bugs” our interactive LIVE shows. You will also get to exclusively meet some of our reptiles and invertebrates.

To read more about our Mini Experiences and booking information, please click one of the tabs below:

  • Mini Giraffe Experience
  • Mini Minibeast Experience
  • Mini Baboon Experience
  • Mini Meerkat Experience

Age Suitability: The Mini Meerkat Experience is suitable for people over the age of 5. All children must be accompanied by an adult (age 16+).

Availability: The Mini Meerkat Experience is available between March and October.

Price: £30 per person, price DOES NOT include entry into Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Maximum number of people: A maximum of 3 people are permitted on the Mini Meerkat 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.

Activity time: 11:30am.

Activity duration: 30 minutes.

Booking for a Mini Meerkat Experience is easy! You can either book a Mini Meerkat Experience for a specific date by clicking here or purchase a Mini Meerkat Experience Voucher as a gift by clicking here.

If you are redeeming a gift voucher, please click here.


Booking for a Mini Experience is easy! You can either book a Mini Experience for a specific date or purchase a Mini Experience Voucher as a gift. The recipient can redeem their gift voucher by clicking here.