Gift Animal Experiences

Give the ultimate gift with our unforgettable animal experiences at Yorkshire Wildlife Park! Our specially curated experiences make for an extraordinary gift, adding a touch of wilderness to your Christmas and Birthday celebrations!

Whether it's a heartwarming encounter with our gentle giraffes or a thrilling walk alongside our majestic lions, our animal experiences are crafted to create unforgettable memories.

Celebrate your loved ones' special day or the magical spirit of Christmas by gifting an adventure that they'll cherish forever.

Animal Experience Buying Guide

Animal experience gifts are more than just a wild adventure! Each experience is perfect for any animal lover, making them a meaningful gift for special occasions like Christmas and birthdays!

By purchasing an Animal Experience Gift Voucher, your lucky present recipient will be able to book their voucher when it suits them. Vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.

Each Gift Voucher comes in a Yorkshire Wildlife Park themed wallet, with instructions on how to redeem their voucher.

On the experience, guests will meet with our amazing Animal Team and go behind the scenes, learn all about the animal, and depending on the experience, even feed them!

All Animal Experience include entry to the park, so they can continue to explore the lands of YWP after their experience!


Participants are required to wear closed, non-heeled footwear when taking part in any experience. You may be required to walk across uneven or rugged ground.

We advise ‘Meet the Animal’ experience participants to wear long trousers and long sleeve tops. We would also remind you to dress according the weather as all experiences are outdoors. Don't forget to pack sun cream or waterproofs depending on the forecast.

We also ask that all guests wear a face covering during animal experiences to protect yourself, our staff and animals.


Many of our experiences require walking around the park and climbing up / down steep staircases. If you are unsure, please call us to discuss your needs before making a booking on 01302 535057.


Yorkshire Wildlife Park offers a variety of animal experiences including carnivore encounters, giraffe feeds, lemur experiences and more. Each of these experiences is a unique gift for Christmas and Birthdays, promising a day of adventure and learning!


Booking an animal experience gift is simple. Just visit our Gift Animal Experiences page, choose your preferred experience, and follow the prompts to complete your purchase.


Yes, our animal experiences are suitable for children, however, some experiences may have age restrictions for safety reasons. Please check the details of each experience for more information.


Children as young as three years old can take part in some animal experiences however they must be accompanied by a full paying participating adult until they become 16 years of age. Please see information about each individual experience for specific age restrictions and further details.



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