Meet the animals up close, at London Zoo (Jan 2015)

London Zoo, Outer Circle, Regent’s Park, London 51.535718 -0.155733
Dates & Time:
Every day
London Zoo’s opening times are 10 AM to 4 PM (Mon-Sun, Nov-1st week of Feb); 10 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Sun, middle 2 weeks of Feb); 10 AM to 5.30 PM (Mon-Sun, last week of Feb-Mar); 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Sun, Apr-Oct); Last entry 1 hour before closing
Tickets & Cost:
£125 or £165
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The contact number for London Zoo is +44 (0) 344 225 1826
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Read The London Craig blog> Craig’s review of London Zoo  I’ve been here before. Check out my London blog for a review, with photos

A day at London Zoo is always good, but did you know that you can actually meet some of the animals up close?

They don't do it for all the animals (why would you want to get close to a gorilla?), just the monkeys in the rainforest, meerkats, giraffes, penguins and kangaroos and aardvarks and a few other beasts. Each animal event is slightly different, but you will usually be met by one of the expert keepers and then get led into the enclosure. You will then be able to see them feed and ask questions, whilst the zoo keeper tells you all about them.

They have two different options available — and both of them are quite pricey!

Pack 1 - £125 for 2 people
Valid for the following: Meet the Giraffes, Meet the Penguins, Meet the Meerkats, Meet the Outback and Meet the Rainforest

Pack 2 - £165 for 2 people
Valid for the following: Meet the Lions, Meet the Tigers.

If you've got a bit more money, then you can go a step further and actually become a zoo keeper for a day.

Craig has never actually met any of the animals up close (he's too scared for anything like that), but he has written a big review about the zoo itself, which you might like to read before you go.

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