Animal Encounter Experiences at Drusillas Park

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Drusilla animal encounter

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Nose to nose with your favourite animals.

Do you know a little animal of your own who would jump at the chance of making friends with some of the zoo’s favourite creatures? Make their day with an up close and personal animal encounter at Drusillas Park – the best zoo and family day out in South East Sussex.

Drusillas Park Animal Encounter tickets include entry for one person to the Park, where you can spend the rest of the day exploring 800 animals and creatures, the fantastic soft play, water play, mazes, rides and more.

Boundless members save an extra 20% on full-price Virgin Experience Days*, which means you can book animal encounters for just £60 – that’s a £15 saving back in your pocket!

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What's included

  • Behind-the-scenes tour
  • 30 minutes inside the animal enclosure
  • Choice of animals including penguins, meerkats, camels, red pandas, beavers, lemurs and more

What happens on the day?

When you arrive, you’ll be met by an animal keeper who will give you a behind-the-scenes tour and lead you to the animal encounter you have chosen. You’ll be given a health and safety briefing and then get to grips with the animals, either being introduced to a few and feeding them, or preparing their food first.

At the end of your experience there will be plenty of time to take some photos, so make sure you bring your camera. All participants are welcome to arrive early and stay at the park until it closes to enjoy other attractions and animals.

What you need to know:

  • Minimum age: 6 (under-16s must be accompanied by a full paying adult)
  • This experience is for one participant. Spectators will not be able to accompany the voucher holder during their experience
  • Entry to Drusillas Park is included for the Animal Encounter participant/s. Additional (non-participating) guests will require a valid day ticket
  • The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary

Animal Encounter availability

The animal encounter experience runs daily except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. It’s recommended that you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.

Your experience will last approximately 30-40 minutes, however you are welcome to spend all day at the park.

About Virgin Experience Days

You’ll find lots of great inspiration to keep your little angels busy at Virgin Experience Days – they keep their website fully up to date with more than 2000 experiences, from Go Ape Tree Top Adventures to unforgettable days out with the whole family. Plus, Boundless members save 20% on full-price Virgin Experience Days, so why not book your experiences today?

Terms and Conditions

*T&Cs apply, please visit virginexperiencedays.co.uk/terms-and-conditions

Featured experiences are subject to availability and prices shown include 20% Boundless member discount. 20% discount only applies to full-price experiences and excludes experiences on special price offers. Prices correct at time of publishing and can change at any time – please see Virgin Experience Days for up-to-date pricing.

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