Here is your opportunity to get close to these sociable and lively creatures, the Meerkats at Drusillas Park. If you have always wanted to know more about these lovelies or you know all there is and you just want to spend some time with them, then this is the perfect experience for you. Enjoy a friendly and informative behind the scenes tour of the wonderful park before entering the Meerkat enclosure to learn about their personalities and how they are cared. Take part in the preparation of their food and then feed them. Arrive in the morning so you can spend more time at the park getting to know its residents and enjoying a full day out.
Need to Know
You will be met by an animal keeper at the park who will give you a behind the scenes tour before escorting you to the Meerkat enclosure, where you will receive a health and safety briefing. Once you have been fully briefed, the keeper will discuss the Meerkats with you and how they are cared for at the park. You will then begin the preparation of their food and enrichment to ensure that they all receive a diverse and varied diet before feeding the Meerkats their snack. After helping with the daily keeper routines there will be plenty of time to get up close and personal for some photographs. Participants are welcome to arrive early and stay until the park closes to enjoy other attractions and animals.