Our VIP Polar Bear Experience is truly a fantastic and unique opportunity to get up close and personal with our four polar bears, impossible anywhere else in the country.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable encounter with the Arctic’s most iconic apex predator!

Your experience begins at the ‘Information Station’ before the park gates open to the general public. During this 60-minute adventure, your animal ranger guide will escort you behind-the-scenes at Project Polar introducing you to the park’s Polar Bears. They will offer a fascinating insight into the species’ behaviour, biology and discuss the challenges threatening populations in the wild.

You will explore the massive Project Polar reserves on foot as you hide food and enrichment around the 10-acre site ready for the bears to forage and find. Inside the house you will have a unique opportunity to come face to face with a Polar Bear while feeding them some delicious breakfast treats!

It is then time to refuel with a hearty complimentary VIP breakfast in Safari Café, ready for a full day of animal fun as you explore the rest of Yorkshire Wildlife Park at your own pace.

  • Polar Bear Experience

  • Polar Bear Experience
  • Polar Bear Experience

Age Suitability: The Polar Bear Experience is suitable for guests over the age of 8. All children must be accompanied by a full paying participating adult (age 16+).

Price: £600 for 2 people (additional guests £250pp), price includes entry into Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Maximum number of people: A maximum of 5 people are permitted on the Polar Bear 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.

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


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