Animal Encounters at Reaseheath Zoo give you an opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the worlds most amazing animals.

Benefiting from 1:1 tuition with you and one of our Keepers, you’ll have the chance to meet and greet the animals and get a real personalised experience from your day.

Choose from:

African Animals

(including Meerkats, Porcupines and Serval)

South American Species

(including Brazilian Tapir, Capybara and Alpaca)

Hawk Walk

(work with our Harris Hawk and take a walk around Campus with the free flying birds)

*September to March ONLY – Summer months are time for the birds to moult.

Included in your animal encounter package:

  • Meet and greet with your animal
  • A talk from our experienced Zoo Keeper
  • Admission to the zoo

All Animal Encounters last 1 hour.


Each encounter per person costs only £50.

Additional family members and friends can attend your encounter session for by purchasing zoo tickets however they will not be able to join in the encounter.