Opening times

2:30pm on the selected dates

Type of place
Orange zone

Disability carers will be given access to the enclosure free of charge.
Unfortunately, wheelchair access is not available for this experience. Please see below for more information.

Meet our inquisitive meerkat family and feed them their favourite snacks as a Zoo VIP

Head into our African-inspired arid habitat to learn about these incredible animals and the work that we do to ease the pressures on meerkats in the wild. Ask our experts everything you've ever wanted to know about meerkats whilst feeding them some of their lunch.

Meet the Meerkats experience at London Zoo includes:

  • 20 minute meet and feed our family of meerkats
  • Discover amazing facts about the species
  • Opportunity to ask our Zoo expert any questions you have about our meerkats

To protect our animals, staff and visitors, please do not visit the Zoo if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, and contact us to rearrange your experience.

Know before you book your Meet the Meerkats experience at London Zoo

Important information before booking your Meet the Meerkats experience:

  • Children must be at least 5 years of age and be accompanied by an adult who must also purchase a Meet the Meerkats experience ticket. There must be no more than 2 children per adult.
  • General admission is not included and must be purchased separately.
  • You must wear appropriate closed toe footwear for the experience. 
  • Pregnant or nursing mothers cannot participate in our Meet the Animals experiences. 
  • For participants with a disability or learning difficulty, please contact on [email protected] for advice before purchasing. Unfortunately, wheelchair access is not available for this experience due to space limitations.
  • Please see our full terms and conditions for more information

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Our meerkats have moved! Please not that our meerkats have recently moved and can now be found by our Peckish Parrot cafe and Animal Adventure Playground.

A person holds out gloved hands to a meerkat as part of a Meet the Meerkats experience


  • From £54 per person
  • 10% discount for Gold Members, Fellows, and Patrons.  Please enter your CRM ID in the Offer Code box.
  • Those with disabilities can be accompanied by an essential carer to support them during their experience. Essential carers can enter the experience area free of charge but do not take part in the experience. Should you require an essential carer please put this information in the participant information form at checkout.

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Two meerkats at London Zoo

Meet our inquisitive meerkat family

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