Opening Times

Open 7 days a week! (inc. Bank Holidays; exc. 25th Dec. and 1st Jan.)

1st – 31st October 2017 : Zoo closes at 5pm

1st November 2017 – 29th March 2018 : Zoo closes at 4pm

30th March – 30th September 2018 : Zoo closes at 6pm

Last entry 1 hour before closing time.

PLEASE NOTE: Leaping Lemurs Soft Play is CLOSED until further notice.

Admission Prices

Child (3-15 yrs): £9.95
Adult (16 yrs+): £11.95
Under 3s: free of charge
Concession*: £10.45
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children): £34.00 + £7.95 for each additional child.

*Concession: applies to pensioners, disabled customers and accompanying carers.

Contact Us

Five Sisters Zoo
Gavieside, West Calder
West Lothian, EH55 8PT

T: 01506 870 000 / 01506 871 111

enquiries@fivesisterszoo.co.uk

Be a Zoo Keeper for Half a Day 2017-08-04T12:19:02+00:00

Be a Zoo Keeper for a Half Day : £84.00

Being a zoo keeper for a half day can make a unique gift for anyone 6 to 15 years old.

Under the supervision of the keepers, help clean out and feed a variety of animals from around the world. See what else a zoo keeper has to do on a daily basis:

You will get the opportunity to see us working with a varied collection of animals from snakes and spiders to monkeys and meerkats, helping out where the keepers feel you can.

For a donation of £84.00 you will receive:

  • A half day with the zoo keepers
  • Access into a variety of animal enclosures under the supervision of the keepers
  • A personalised Certificate of being a zoo keeper for a half day
  • A poster of one of your favourite animals
  • A gift bag

The day starts at 9.45am when you will meet the keepers and see them getting the animal feeds ready. You will then help in the zoo feeding and cleaning a variety of animals. Your day will finish at 1.45pm.

If you would like to make a booking, please visit our online shop here. Note: this is available for experiences on weekends and some days in the school holidays only.

Bookings can either be made for a specific date or an open voucher can be issued, which are valid for 1 year from the date of bookingPlease note these are non refundable.

Due to the popularity of these experiences, we encourage you to book your date promptly on receipt of your open voucher.

If ordered over the phone, payment is normally made by debit/credit card and the credit card receipt together with the invitation is then forwarded by post.