Give a gift with a difference! For those with a passion for primates or a madness for Meerkats, these special experiences will make the perfect gift for your friends and family - or just a treat for yourself! As well as making the most of your visit, the money raised from these experiences and encounters contributes to conservation projects supported by Shaldon Wildlife Trust.
Keeper for the day
A fantastic, access all areas experience with our keeper team. Spend the day up close and personal with some of our amazing animals. Starting off with the morning feeds, you will get the chance to interact with some of the animals as you take them their breakfast. After lunch, you will get the chance to get down and dirty - cleaning out some of the animal enclosures and giving animals their enrichment. Round off the day helping prepare the afternoon feeds for the carnivores like the Margay, and helping out in the nocturnal house.
10:00am-3:30pm, 1 person, includes a certificate and photo of your favourite animal
£75.00 - Buy on-line today
Junior keeper for the day
For those aged 8-15 with an accompanying adult. Get to have a day with a difference, helping keepers in their daily tasks!
Starting in the morning with feeding some of our leaping Lemurs and mischievous Meerkats, you will then get to meet the reptiles in our education room before their lunch. After lunch you will be helping with the enrichment for our mini monkeys.... bugs and grubs are their favourite so get ready to squirm!
All Junior Keepers will receive a certificate and gift bag.
10am - 2:30pm, 1 child with an accompanying adult £55 - Buy on-line today
Meet the meerkats
Visit "Meerkat Mountain" the home of our family group of these inquisitive and mischievous animals. They eat a wide variety of foods so prepare yourself for giving them live insects, meat, eggs or even a healthy salad!
Also hear about the work that Shaldon Wildlife Trust supports in Vietnam helping to save some of the world's most endangered small carnivores. Bring a camera as these guys never fail to show off for a photo shoot!
2 people, 15-20 minutes. Minimum age 8 yrs with accompanying adult
£25 - Buy on-line today
Come and meet our group of Ring-tailed lemurs. Ricky and the girls are always pleased to meet new people, especially if you give them a treat!
You will have the chance to give them their feed and learn about the conservation efforts in Madagascar that Shaldon Wildlife Trust are proud to support. Bring your camera, this is a fantastic chance to get a great snap of these amazing creatures who are always willing to strike a pose!
2 people, 15-20 minutes. Minimum age 8 yrs with an accompanying adult
£35 - Buy on-line today