Safari Shop

Super Steph!

We’re saying a big ‘well done’ to Customer Services Team Member, Steph Trevis, who has been named our Employee of the Month! Steph was awarded the accolade alongside a certificate and gift vouchers for her excellent attentiveness in the Safari Shop and was nominated by Retail Manager, Isobel Blackwell. We’re also sending congratulations to fellow Continue reading Super Steph!

Rachel spreads Christmas magic

Christmas came early for DZC’s Graphic Designer, Rachel Lane, who’s been named our latest Employee of the Month!   Rachel was thanked with a certificate and gift voucher for her work in designing and creating the site’s festive displays, including Santa’s Toy Emporium in the Safari Shop, the reindeer paddock and farm barn. Nominator DZC Continue reading Rachel spreads Christmas magic

Feeling puzzled?

Need a rainy-day summer holiday activity? Then look no further than our bespoke DZC jigsaw puzzles! With the hobby seeing a rise in popularity following the recent lockdowns, a brand new range of 1,000-piece jigsaws have hit the shelves in the Safari Shop just in time for the six-week break. There are four different designs Continue reading Feeling puzzled?

Brilliant Becky!

Congratulations to Customer Services Team Member, Becky Perry, who’s been named our latest Employee of the Month. Becky, who has worked here for the last four years, has been helping office staff over recent weekends to answer phone calls and her friendly telephone manner in answering visitor queries has impressed the zoo’s management team. Marketing Continue reading Brilliant Becky!

Sloth souvenirs

Visitors are eager to take home a souvenir of Reggie, our new two-toed sloth, with merchandise flying off the Safari Shop shelves. Since the arrival of the three-year-old last week, DZG visitors have been bagging themselves sloth souvenirs with cuddly sloth toys and magnets proving the weekend’s top sellers. Retail Manager Isobel Blackwell said: “We Continue reading Sloth souvenirs

Evan's our top employee!

Seasonal worker Evan Rock has returned to university as our Employee of the Month! Evan, who worked as part of our Customer Services team, received the accolade alongside gift vouchers after being nominated for his enthusiasm and helpfulness. Finance Manager Jonathan Ashfield, said: “Evan worked on the car park during the Easter holidays and bank Continue reading Evan’s our top employee!

Your guide to DZG!

We’re putting the final touches to a brand new DZG guidebook. Set to hit the shelves of the Safari Shop in the next few weeks, priced £3, the A5-sized book has been designed by our in-house graphic designer and includes a pull out site map, which will help you discover the world’s rarest animals around Continue reading Your guide to DZG!

Elfie selfie!

There was just time for a quick s-elfie in our Winter Wonderland grotto today, as our elves gear up for their busiest night of the year. Elves Sarah Holt, Lauren Westwood and Charlotte Burrows are some of the top team who have been welcoming thousands of youngsters to our magical grotto set inside the 11th Continue reading Elfie selfie!