What's On at Dartmoor Zoo

This is where you can find out about all the exciting events and activities that are up and coming at Dartmoor Zoo!

Coming up...

23rd July onwards - Summer Holidays!

It's summer time at Dartmoor Zoo. Join us for a special summer trail, gallery exhibits and loads of fun activities!

29th July - International Tiger Day

Join us on 29th July for International Tiger Day. As part of the day there will be special Tiger enrichment and talks, Tiger face painting, raffle and activities to help us raise awareness of the plight of the Tiger. You can find our more about this issue by visiting http://tigerday.org/.

Daily Talks and Feeds

We have a wide range of fascinating talks about our animals here at the zoo. Come and watch them being fed and learn some interesting facts at the same time! Boards around the zoo will let you know what's on, and may change. We also have exciting activities and trails so please ask restaurant staff for one of these!

Weekend timetableClose Encounters at Dartmoor Zoo

  • 10:00 - Zoo opens!
  • 10.30 - Walk-through Explorers - Guided walk-through paddock tour
  • 10.45 - Meerkat Feed
  • 10:45 - Coati Feed
  • 11.30 - Bear Feed
  • 12:00 - Close Encounters - come and meet some of the animals in our close encounter room next to the restaurant!
  • 13:00 - Otter Feed
  • 13.00 - African Paddock Talk
  • 14.00 - Falconry - come and watch an incredible falconry display with Mr Bunkle and his birds!
  • 14:30 - Monkey Talk
  • 14:45 - Big Cat Feed
  • 15.15 - Iberian Wolf Talk
  • 15:30 - Nocturnal Close Encounters
  • 16:30 - Big Cat Enrichment
  • 18:00 - Zoo closes

Weekday timetableOutdoor Activities at Dartmoor Zoo

  • 10:00 - Zoo opens!
  • 10.30 - Meerkat Feed
  • 11:00 - Coati Feed
  • 11.30 - Bear Feed
  • 12:00 - Close Encounters - come and meet some of the animals in our close encounter room next to the restaurant!
  • 13:00 - Otter Feed
  • 14.30 - Monkey Talk
  • 14.45 - Big Cat Feed
  • 15.15 - Iberian Wolf Talk
  • 15.30 - Nocturnal Close Encounters
  • 18:00 - Zoo closes