This encounter gives anyone from the age of 6 upwards the chance to meet a huge variety of animals including Servals, Lemurs, Meerkats, Owls, Reptiles, Hedgehogs and Giant Tortoise.

Ring-Tailed Lemur

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Running from 10am to 1pm, this new experience takes place in groups of 8 people allowing everyone ample time to handle, feed and stroke the array of animals. From Kovu and Uuka the Meerkats to Bonnie the Burmese Python, or Oscar the Eagle Owl to Duma the Serval, there is something for everyone.

An example itinerary:

9.45am – Arrive at Hoo Farm and check in for your experience.
10am – Receive a safety brief from the Hoo Farm staff and start on your experience.
10am – 10.20am – Meet and stroke Duma and Zeus the Servals
10.20am – 10.40am – Meet and Feed our Ringtailed Lemurs
10.40am – 11am – Feed and bathe our Giant Tortoise.
11am – 11.40am – The favourite part of most peoples day: meet and cuddle our hand reared Meerkats.
11.40am – 12pm – A short drink break with a free soft drink for all participants.
12.00pm – 1.00pm – For the last hour you will meet, handle and stroke our Reptiles, Owls and Hedgehogs.