Junior Keeper for a Day


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A fun-filled keeper experience day for children and youngsters (8-15 yrs), including a wide variety of educational and inspirational activities.



A typical day with one of our Junior Keepers*.

  • 10:00 am     Meet your keeper for the day and receive a full Health and Safety Induction.
  • 10:30 am     Tour of the keepers working yard, clean & feed the Coati.
  • 11:30 am      Animal enrichment making session (Meerkats).
  • 12:00 am      Lunch.
  • 13:00 pm      Feed the Otters.
  • 13:15 pm      Close Encounters.
  • 14:00 pm      Animal enrichment making session (Monkeys).
  • 14:15 pm      Feed the Reindeers
  • 14:30 pm      Feed the African Pygmy Goats.
  • 14:45 pm      Feed the Meerkats.
  • 15:00 pm      Finish & Certificate.  

*Please note that the itinerary is subject to change, depending on animal welfare, weather patterns and staffing on the day. Your keeper will inform you of any changes to the itinerary during your Induction. A guardian will also need to be present throughout the experience.


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Verified Customer
Had an AMAZING day yesterday with my two kids, Archie and Ruby, who had a 'Junior Keeper Day'. Justin, thank you for your time and enthusiasm, they had the 'best day ever' according to Ruby! Can't recommend this experience enough, Justin went over and above what I would have expected. We will definitely do this again! Thank you! - Toria Hyder‎
Sat 12th December 2015 Anonymous


Verified Customer
Thank you so much Justin, Harry and Charlie had an amazing day as Zookeepers for the day and now Harry wants it every year for his birthday! He has always wanted to be a zookeeper when he grows up and this has just totally backed up everything he has ever believed. I would recommend this experience to anyone and I can't thank you enough for giving the boys a very memorable day
Sat 12th December 2015 Anonymous


Verified Customer
Amazing keeper day yesterday with Justin. My children described it as 'the best day ever' and I certainly agreed with that. A fantastic zoo, and a brilliant job done by Justin. Many thanks and we will be back! - Melanie Marshall‎
Sat 12th December 2015 Anonymous


Verified Customer
"Yesterday my granddaugter and her friend were junior keepers for the day, they were shown the ropes by the fantastic Tom...they had so much fun and were looked after brilliantly..thanks Dartmoor zoo for a great day. X" --Jeannette Sims
Sat 31st October 2015 Anonymous