Animal Encounters at Reaseheath Zoo are a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most amazing animals and go behind the scenes.

Choose from:

African animals

(including Meerkats, Porcupines and Serval)

South American animals

(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 on a one to one basis (unless more booked together).


Each encounter costs only £50 per person which includes free zoo entry for you plus one spectator, any additional spectators can pay on the day.