Ever wondered what it's like to be a bear-keeper? Here's your chance to get closer than ever before to one of the world's most majestic animals, with this Bear Encounter for Two at Dartmoor Zoo. You and a lucky friend will enjoy an unforgettable close encounter with Hayley the bear. Go behind the scenes with the keepers and learn about her long history at the zoo and her unique personality, before watching a training session. You'll even provide food and enrichment for Hayley out in the enclosure, and then watch her enjoy your efforts! This is a truly unique experience for anyone wanting to know more about these amazing creatures, and with photo opportunities aplenty, you'll have memories to keep forever.
Need to Know
Your encounter includes admission to the rest of the zoo, so it's advised to arrive early so you have plenty of time to explore and visit the rest of the animals! Your experience starts at 15.00 and lasts for 30 minutes. You'll go behind the scenes with the zoo's knowledgeable keepers to learn about Hayley the bear, before watching a training session, and then getting in on the action yourself. You can provide food and enrichment for Hayley out in the enclosure, before standing back to watch her enjoy your efforts.