What’s on at the Ark. See bottom of page for upcoming events, Christmas, Easter etc.
Everyday we’ll offer visitors the chance to get up close and personal with some of the amazing animals that call the ARK there home, at our unique animal encounter sessions.
During the encounter sessions visitors will receive a further insight into the lives of our animal residents as well as allowing visitors the chance to get closer to the animals without barriers and maybe even face and overcome a phobia or two.
Throughout the year the ARK will host seasonal events, X-mas, Easter, Halloween, Summer, there’s always something new to do at the ARK, see below for information on upcoming events at the ARK.
As well as the diverse range of animals that call the ARK home we also have a large outdoor play area for the kids to burn off some excess energy as well as our covered play area in the activity barn for when the weathers not so good.
Behind the scenes; choose from a range of amazing animal encounters, with 1 on 1 sessions for a unique and memorable experience.
- Reptile keeper experience
- Meerkat meet and feed
- Small mammal keeper
- Keeper for the day
- VIP tour
- Fox experience
- Night shine tours
See our animal experiences page for more details on the exciting animal encounters we offer.
Come and visit Santa in his grotto at the Ark this Christmas. Santa arrives Saturday 2nd December and will be here every weekend until 20th December, after which he will be here every day, up to and including Christmas Eve. They'll also be festive activities, including make your own decorations, bauble treasure hunt, biscuit decorating and Christmas themed treats in the Kalahari cafe throughout December. Show a screen shot or print out of our Festive greetings poster (below, or cut…Find out more »
Father's day weekend at the Ark this year is all about Dad's & Crocs, with World Crocodile day landing on the same day as Father's day, over the course of the weekend we'll be doing reptile encounters, croc quizzes with prizes and special crocodile talks.Find out more »
We have a super spooky half term week planned here at the Ark, with great themed prizes and lots of fun activities for all the family. (All activities are included in your regular ticket price.) Pumpkin Hunt (Prizes for every child who gets 10/10 correct answers, plus your chance to join our extra prize draw to win a Mini Keeper Experience for 2 worth £100) - 10 am - 4 pm every day during half term Spooky Quiz (The winners…Find out more »