Capybara Encounter

£40 per person

You’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with our family of capybara and 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 7 years old; however children between the ages of 7 and 15 years must be accompanied by a spectating parent or guardian paying normal zoo admission (1 adult per 1 child).

There may be up to 2 other participants taking part in the same Encounter.

We regret that this encounter is currently not suitable for wheelchair users.

You can purchase a Encounter from our online shop, in-store or alternatively, Contact Us to organise the encounter over the phone or by email. Pre-booking is recommended, but we may also have availability on the day of your visit, ask in the tearoom for more info!


Capybara Encounter