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Additional Experiences & Animal Encounters

Woburn Safari Park is home to an amazing array of wild and exotic animals

Any of the below options can be added to your event, giving you an additional chance to get to know the animal residents and make it into a truly unique and memorable day.

Daytime Options

(During Park Opening Hours)

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Park Entry Tickets

(Allow Approximately 1 hour)

Access to the Road Safari is not included with venue hire or DDR packages but can be added on for the reduced rate of:

£14 per adult

£11 per child

Add a tour guide if you are travelling by coach for £75.

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VIP Experiences

Treat small groups to a unique VIP experience and take an Off-Road Safari Adventure* with one of our ranger guides, taking you up close to some of the amazing animals within the park!

(Lasts Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes)

£379 up to 4 people
£80 per additional person
up to a maximum of 6 per Land Rover or 10 in the Pinzgauer**

*VIP Experiences may need to be modified at short notice due to seasonal conditions/health and safety/animal welfare.

**Pinzgauer subject to availiability.

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Up-Close Animal Encounter

Another unique VIP Experience for small groups where they can get up close to their favourite animals! 

Choose from: meerkats, giant tortoises, lemurs, rhinos, camels or giraffes.

£199 for up to 2 people

£80 per additional person, up to maximum of six people per booking

(Lasts approximately 30 minutes – age restrictions apply to some animals)

All are subject to the availability and health of the animals and may need to be cancelled with full refund. 

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Elephant Encounter

Enjoy an Up-Close Encounter and come face-to-face with the herd of female Asian elephants and enjoy having your photo taken with these gentle giants.


(Maximum of 6 guests. Lasts approximately 40 minutes)

Subject to availability and health of the animals and may need to be cancelled with full refund.

Evening Options

Availability depends on the time of year - enquire for information

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Private Sea Lion Show

Lead your guests down to Sea Lion Cove for your own private demonstration with these graceful creatures.


(Lasts approximately 20-30 minutes)

Subject to availability and health of the animals and may be cancelled with full refund

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Private Bird Show

Enjoy your own private bird show for all your guests with either Parrots or Birds of Prey. Get to know these amazing birds as you watch them free-flying above your head!


(Lasts approximately 20-30 minutes)

Subject to availability and health of the animals and may be cancelled with full refund

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Private train ride and alpaca feeding

Privately hire the Great Woburn Railway miniature railway and take your guests or delegates on a scenic journey to Alpaca Outpost to meet and feed the herd of friendly alpacas!

£299 (one trip)

(Last approximately 45 minutes)

Approximately 100 guests can travel per trip.

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Pedalo Boats

Hire out the beautiful pedalo boats on Swan Lake to entertain your guests in the evening once the park is closed! Those who would prefer to be a spectator have great views of the Lake from the veranda.


(1 hour)

Min height 1m and children must be over 3 years and accompanied by an adult


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Children’s Bouncy Castle

Privately hire the bouncy castle opposite the Safari Lodge entrance for 1 hour in the evening


Please note – this is not staffed so children must be supervised by an adult.

Team building options

Perfect for large groups attending a daytime event

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Safari Quest

Try your hand at our team-building scavenger trail “Safari Quest” and test your wits in the Foot Safari as you discover some of the magnificent animal residents.

Delegates compete in small teams to win an Up Close Experience with one of the animals.

£30 per person (prizes and certificate for winning team included)

Available during Park opening hours – lasts 1 hour. Must be booked in conjunction with a function in the Safari Lodge as the room is needed for parts of the experience.


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Go Ape 

Get your adrenaline pumping and swing through the treetops with a Go Ape Experience

Delegates will receive a full safety briefing before embarking on a 2-3 hour adventure where they can tackle rope bridges, rope swings, and treetop obstacles before flying down the zip wires in the woodland of Woburn Safari Park.

£35 per person

Lasts approximately 2-3 hours, 15 people per group

(Min height 1.4m and maximum weight 20.5st - course closed Dec-Jan)

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Team building with BITE

Team Building with BITE design bespoke activities for each client
giving your organisation the chance to create unique and exciting enrichment products for the animals.

The task will encompass the teambuilding elements that you need to get out of the day, then also allow the delegates to take the product into the enclosures at the end and put it to the test with the animals.

Pricing on request - starting at £1050

Lasts approximately 2-3 hours

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