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Big Cat Keeper for a Day (for two people)


You’ll be working with our expert big cat team caring for the widest variety of big cats in the South West of England.

You’ll learn all about the different characters, their history at the zoo, as well as the fine balance of the feeding routine and training that is so important to keeping big cats healthy and happy. This is an intense, hard work, hands-on, all day experience, starting at 8am. Not for the fainthearted, this amazing experience will live with you forever.

– A full-on day as a big cat zoo keeper
– Get involved in feeding the cats
– Learn all about our four different species
– Enjoy lunch in the Jaguar Restaurant
– Get a certificate of your achievement

Minimum age is 18 years old.

To discuss available dates, please call 01752 837645 or email our team to confirm availability before purchasing. Please note, due to popular demand, some of our experiences may have a waiting time.


Now more than ever, Dartmoor Zoo needs your support to help feed your favourite animals and fund conservation work here and around the world.

Your purchase makes our vital work possible and we are incredibly grateful for your continued support.