£40 per person
You’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with our capybara & you’ll get to feed them too, making your day at NCZ even more memorable!
All participants will be accompanied by one of our knowledgeable zoo keepers, who will help you discover more about these fascinating animals!
What does a Capybara Encounter consist of?
20 minutes feeding the capybara in their enclosure
A small capybara stuffed toy
A Capybara Encounter completion certificate
Admission to the animal park for the participant
10 min briefing session prior to the Encounter
Complimentary drink for the participant in our tearoom
The opportunity to learn from and ask questions from one of our Capybara keepers!
Members and Adopters receive 10% off the encounter price.
The encounter is available for adults and children over the age of 10 years old; however children between the ages of 10 and 15 years must be accompanied by a spectating parent or guardian paying normal zoo admission (1 adult per 1 child).
We regret that this encounter is currently not suitable for wheelchair users.
You can purchase an Encounter on this page, in-store or alternatively, Contact Us to organise the encounter over the phone or by email.
Pre-booking encounters is required. Once you have purchased an Encounter Voucher from our online shop,
you must then email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a
date to do your experience here at the Zoo. Please note that experiences
are in high demand due to delays with Covid, so please be patient as we
fit everyone in.
Terms and Conditions
Age of Participant
If under 18, participant must be accompanied by an adult into the animal park and this adult must be present at the Health and Safety briefing alongside the child to complete the Liability Disclaimer.
The voucher is valid for 12 months from the purchase date and they MUST PRE-BOOK their encounter.
must wear suitable footwear on the day, either boots or wellies. Facemasks are also required.
We reserve the right to cancel encounters at short notice due to animal welfare issues. Poor weather - if the weather is unsuitable for the encounter on the day, then the animal park will decide to reschedule. No reimbursement will be made for any travel expenses. We will try our best to give as much notice as possible.
Are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Members and adopters receive 10% off the encounter