Lion Experience

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!

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 5. PLEASE NOTE: All children must be accompanied by a full paying participating adult aged 16+ (see rates below). 

Price: £280 for 2 people (additional guests £140pp). 

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

Booking information

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

Covid-19 Guidelines: All guests, including children, to wear facemask for experiences with primates (incl. lemurs) and carnivores (incl. red panda and otters). Anyone who is medically exempt and refuses to wear a facemask cannot do the experience.


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