Animal Experiences

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an animal ranger? Ever wanted to get up close and personal with a Meerkat, Monkey around with a Baboon, feed a Lion, a Tiger or even a Polar Bear? Well, now you can, with Yorkshire Wildlife Park’s unique animal experiences!

Note: Although government COVID restrictions have eased, you will still be required to wear a face-mask/covering on all of our animal experiences.

Meet the Lemurs

Meet the Lemurs

  • Lemurs

Got a gift voucher? Bookings for our Summer season will be released soon.

Join our leaping Lemurs, as they scurry all around you during this amazing experience!

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Meet The Wallabies Experience

Meet the Wallabies

  • Wallabies

Got a gift voucher? Bookings for our Summer season will be released soon.

Come and meet our wonderful Wallabies, in an unforgettable experience for the whole family!

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Meet the Meerkats

Meet the Meerkats

  • Meerkats

Got a gift voucher? Bookings for our Summer season will be released soon.

Discover Meerkat Manor as part of this exclusive 30-minute experience and come nose-to-nose with one of the most popular animals at the park!

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Maned Wolf On The Prowl (1)

Atlantic Forest Experience

  • Bush Dogs, Maned Wolves, Tapir

Got a gift voucher? Bookings for our Summer season will be released soon.

Head behind the scenes on this unique experience get up close with our Bush Dog family, meet the Maned Wolves and feed the Tapirs!

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Lemur Woods Tour

Monkeys of Africa Experience

  • Lemurs, Baboons, Gelada Monkeys, Roloway Monkeys

Got a gift voucher? Bookings for our Summer season will be released soon.

Meet five amazingly different primates of Africa on this ranger guided private tour. 

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South America Experience (1)

Monkeys of South America Experience

  • Howler Monkeys, Cotton-top Tamarins, Saki Monkeys, Armadillos

Discover some of the most awesome and bizarre animals that the continent has to offer, from Six-Banded Armadillos to Howler Monkeys!

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Red Panda Experience

  • Red Pandas

Meet the Red Panda's face-to-face, prepare their favourite food, and explore the reserve!

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Spotted Hyena

Hyena Experience

  • Hyenas

Get up closer than ever before with our Spotted Hyena Experience!

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Critically Endangered Amur Leopard (CR.David Roberts)

Leopard Experience

  • Leopards

Experience the thrill of getting to know one of the world’s most compelling and powerful mammals more intimately with our Leopard experience. 

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Giraffe (CR. Katy)

Giraffe Experience

  • Giraffes

The Giraffe experience is a fantastic opportunity to feed browse to these truly magnificent African giants. If you love Giraffes, this is an experience not to be missed!

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Otter (CR. David Roberts)

Giant Otter Experience

  • Giant Otters

Meet our adorable Giant Otters on this unique and exclusive experience.

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Rhino (CR. Sam M) (1)

Rhino Experience

  • Rhinos

Make memories for a lifetime with our Black Rhino Experience!

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park African Lion Roar (CR. David Roberts)

Lion Experience

  • Lions

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

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Amur Tiger

Tiger Experience

  • Tigers

Experience the thrill of getting to know one of the world’s most compelling and powerful mammals face to face with our Tiger experience. 

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Diving Polar Bear

Polar Bear Experience

  • Polar Bears

Our 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!

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