The Lion experience is a fantastic opportunity to get up close and meet these iconic African giants. If you love big cats, this is an experience not to be missed!

Spend 30 minutes with one of our Rangers who will guide you behind-the-scenes into the Lion house. Here you will have the unique opportunity to learn more about these fascinating big cats and feed them some of their favourite treats.

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Age Suitability: The Lion Experience is suitable for people over the age of 8. PLEASE NOTE: All children must be accompanied by a full paying participating adult aged 16+ (see rates below). 

Price: £300 for 2 people (additional person £75pp)

Price includes entry into Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Duration: 30 minutes

Maximum number of people: A minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 4 people are permitted on the Lion Experience. 

Accessibility: Experience may involve steps and uneven ground. Visitors with restricted mobility should call 01302 535057 to discuss individual requirements before booking.

Availability: This experience is available year-round on select dates.

Check in time: 1 hour before the experience start time.

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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. 

Covid-19 Guidelines: All guests, including children, must wear a face mask for any animal experience. Anyone who is medically exempt or refuses to wear a face mask cannot do this experience.


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