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30 Minute Meerkat Experience - Oxfordshire

(based on 6 reviews)

It's time to meet and greet some incredibly cute little critters with this 30 minute hands-on Meerkat Experience in Oxfordshire.

  • Oxford (Oxfordshire)
  • Gift Voucher valid for 1 Participant
£ 25

30 Minute Meerkat Experience - Oxfordshire

It's time to meet and greet some incredibly cute little critters with this 30 minute hands-on Meerkat Experience in Oxfordshire.

The mischievous little creatures are seemingly everywhere these days, and we just can't get enough of them! If you're looking for the perfect experience gift for an animal lover, you really needn't look any further - this meet and greet the meerkats experience in Oxford allows you to get up close and personal with some truly fascinating critters, for a full half hour.

Upon arriving at the Oxford-based wildlife and bird of prey centre, you'll be warmly welcomed by your keeper and given a brief safety talk, before preparing some tasty treats for your new friends. You'll then enter the enclosure, and be introduced to Ginger and Tom, the centre's resident meerkats. Armed with your own feeding bowl, you'll soon be closely aquainted with the cheeky pair and they'll be helping themselves to snacks from your lap. For half an hour, you'll be able to observe first hand, the unique behaviors that make these animals so recognisable. Your knowledgeable keeper will be able to provide you with some interesting insights into their natural habitats and behaviours, and will be happy to answer any questions you may have. And as if this immersive hands-on wildlife experience was not enough, you'll also receive free entry to the entire birds of prey centre, where you can spend the remainder of the day admiring the power and grace of some of Britain's best loved raptors - the flying displays are sure to keep you busy for the rest of the afternoon.

For any avid animal fan, this 30 minute meerkat experience is a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up-close with the curious nature of some fascinating characters.

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This meerkat experience is available on Tuesdays to Sundays, 10 am or 3 pm throughout the year (subject to availability). Please note, there is limited availability in January.

If you'd like to enquire about specific availability, please contact our customer service team.


Minimum Age: 10 years.

Under 16's must be accompanied by a fare paying adult - either participating or paying entry to centre (£7.00).

We regret that this experience is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the nature of the meerkat enclosure.


Experience Duration: 00:30

Time Spent at Venue: 00:30

This meerkat meeting will last for approximately 30 minutes.

Participants will also receive full day entry to the bird of prey centre, free of charge.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The 30 Minute Meerkat Experience - Oxfordshire is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: 6

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

The maximum number of people able to take part in this experience is 6 - this is to ensure the welfare of the meerkats.

You are welcome to bring friends and family along to watch (entrance fees apply) - and take as many photos as you like!

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What to wear

Please dress comfortably, and according to the weather.

The centre will provide you with your own feeding bowl so that you can really get up close with the meerkats.


The 30 Minute Meerkat Experience will take place in an outdoor bird of prey centre, and is therefore subject to extreme weather conditions. if the experience is cancelled by the centre for any reason, you would simply be re-scheduled for an alternative date.

Average rating: 5 stars out of 5

Brilliant and worth going

Really enjoyed the experience. Always loved meerkats so being up close to them, stroking and feeding them is brilliant. Well worth going.

- Oxford
Verified Experience Days Participant

This Meerkat Experience was a gift from my Mum and I was super excited! They were even more adorable then I thought they would be and Alex the instructor was so friendly and knew everything about them! They were a family of four and I was able to feed them fruit whilst they sat on my lap! I will be going back as soon as I can, I didn't want to leave little Hermione and Ron!

- Manchester
Verified Experience Days Participant
A super idea for a birthday treat!

My daughters 13th birthday treat along with her best friend and sister. We did think they would be the only ones in the enclosure, but there were another 4 people in there, however James the owner was a most excellent host and so informative and entertaining. There were 4 meerkats in total and they were very happy and very well looked after. It was a fantastic experience and I can highly recommend it.

- Milford on Sea
Verified Experience Days Participant
Meerkat Experience

I enjoyed the experience very much. The keeper was very knowledgeable and fully explained the live style of the meerkats. It was great fun feeding the meerkats by hand. It was also very entertaining for my young grandson. The added bonus was the bird of prey display.

Verified Experience Days Participant
Meekat experience

Very good well organised experience. Managed to feed the family of four Meerkats. They were well behaved but they do sit on your lap so prepare for some dirty trousers when you leave!

Verified Experience Days Participant

It was really well organised and James looked after us very well. The falconry centre is very well cared for and the birds are magnificent to see so close up. The meerkat experience was very special and Tom and Ginger are little stars. Very well behaved and enjoyed us being in their home. It's an exceptaionally good animal encounter and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The farm is a wonderful set up. Great morning out.

Verified Experience Days Participant
£ 25