The Alternative Big 5 Experience

Come face to face with some of the largest animals at YWP as part of our Alternative Big 5 experience. This unique opportunity gives you the chance to meet a range of magnificent animals including Rhinos, Polar Bears, Giraffes and Lions

Head behind the scenes with your dedicated animal ranger to meet some of our giant inhabitants, learn more about them, and gain insight into the daily routine of our Rangers. 

Refuel with a complimentary lunch at Safari Café before heading out to explore the rest of Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

Book Alternative Big 5 Experience



Age Suitability: The Alternative Big 5 Experience is suitable for visitors over the age of 10. PLEASE NOTE: All children must be accompanied by a full paying participating adult (age 16+). 

Price: £255 per person, price includes entry into Yorkshire Wildlife Park. This experience is currently only available on Saturdays. 

Maximum number of people: A maximum of 6 people are permitted on the experience. This is not an exclusive experience and guests in smaller groups may be combined. 

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 information

This exclusive 120 minute tour takes place on Saturdays at 9am. 

Price includes park entry.


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