Father's Day Package

Animal Encounters with Bacon Sandwiches

Treat your dad this Father’s Day, Saturday 16th June, with a special Animal Encounter and Bacon Sandwich. 

You and your Dad will enjoy an animal encounter of your choice (listed below) up-close, behind the scenes with a knowledgeable keeper for 20 minutes. 

  • Exclusive Meerkat Encounter
  • Exclusive Siamang Gibbon Encounter
  • Aldabra Giant Tortoise Encounter
  • Spectacled Bear Encounter
  • Giraffe Encounter

 After your encounter you’ll enjoy a Bacon Sandwich for you and your dad. Zoo entry is also included in the package.

This special Father’s Day package can be booked over the phone by calling 01275 852606. Spaces are limited so book soon to avoid disappointment. Package's can be purchased from 1 May 2018.


Who is it for? 

The Father’s Day packages can be booked for 2 people. 2 groups may be coordinated to the same encounter.

Meerkat, Giraffe and Tortoise Encounters have an age restriction of 6 and over.

Siamang Gibbon have an age restriction of 10 and over. 

Bear Encounters have an age restriction of 18 and over.


When is it available? 

Saturday 16th June 2018

11.30am - Siamang Gibbon, Tortoise and Giraffe Encounters

14.00 - Tortoise, Meerkat, Bear and Giraffe Encounters

15.30 - Tortoise

What does the encounter cost?




  • All animals at the Zoo are wild and we can’t guarantee participation with the activities. Nor would we encourage animals to do something they don’t want to do.
  • Please contact us for any dietary requirements for the event.
  • The event does include zoo entry.
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