Daily Activities & Feeding Times

Winter Term Programme – last admission 3 pm

Activity Start Time
Go Wild Show in Go Wild! Theatre (logo shown on map) 11.30am (weekend only)
Meet the Farm Animals (Map Ref: 43) 12.00pm – 12.45pm
Sea Lion Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 36) 12.15pm (weekend only)
Otter Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 23) 12.30pm (weekend only)
Giraffe Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 14) 12.45pm
Tiger Talk (Map Ref: 10) 1.00pm
Go Wild! Encounter in the Go Wild! Theatre (logo shown on map) 2.15pm
Meet the Farm Animals (Map Ref: 43) 2.15pm – 3.30pm
Sea lion Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 36) 2.45pm
Penguin Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 39) 3.00pm
Meerkat Talk & Feed (Map Ref: 32) 3.15pm
Ghost & History Walk (from the Castle Courtyard) 3.30pm

Unless specified all talks take place outside the relevant animal enclosure. 

(Please remember to pick up a Map on arrival)

Please note that in the event of fine weather opening hours may be extended by one hour at weekends.  Please call 01384 215313 for further information.

Safari Gift Shop

10.00am – 4.00pm

Queen Mary Restaurant

10.00am – 3.30pm (Hot food served until 2.30pm)

Courtyard Cafe

11.30am – 3pm (school holidays only)

Discovery Centre

Used for Discovery Time on the talks programme only.

Castle Creatures

10.00am – 4.00pm

Lemur Wood

11.00am – 4.00pm

Lorikeet Lookout

11.00am – 3.00pm

Land Train

From 10.00am – 3.30pm (last run 3.30pm from the Elephant Statue to main entrance)

Chair Lift

From 11 am – 3 pm daily.  Children must be aged 7 yrs + and have a height of 1.2m to travel on the chair lift.
For safety reasons this vintage chair lift has a maximum weight restriction of 19 stone / 120 kilos per chair.  Please speak to the operator with any queries.

Face Painting

From 11am – 3.00pm. Weekends and School Holidays only.

Fun Fair

Seasonal – weekends and school holidays (weather permitting)

First Aid Stations are located at the Queen Mary Restaurant, Discovery Centre and Safari Gift Shop.

Seasonal activities  may be extended during busy periods.  Closing time may also be extended.  Please check with the Safari Gift Shop.

GROUNDS CLOSE AT 4.30 pm