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VIP Experiences

Get even closer

Do something really different and take a trip into the magical wild world of Woburn Safari Park on a VIP Experience. Get up close to your favourite animals, see where they live or help keepers with daily feeds.

Whether you're looking to treat yourself, or a family member to celebrate an anniversary or a special birthday - a VIP Experience is the perfect memorable day out for the animal lover in your life. 



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Book now for 2024Elephant Encounter

Come face-to-face with the female Asian elephants, including adorable juvenile Tarli, when you book an unforgettable Elephant Encounter.

Spend time in their enchanting company and pose for a selfie alongside these magnificent giants!

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VIP Safari Off Road Adventure

Journey off road through wild animal reserves in a VIP Land Rover with an experienced tour guide.

An exhilarating 90 minute safari adventure that takes you amazingly close to the magnificent animals, while you also gain great insight into life at Woburn Safari Park.

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Big Cat Breakfast

Go behind-the-scenes with an experienced keeper before the Park opens to help feed the big cats.

You'll learn all about the African lions and Amur tiger species, their individual characters, threats to their species in the wild, and what we're doing to help protect them. 

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VIP Safari with Giraffe Encounter

Take a guided tour of the animal reserves then meet the herd of majestic Rothschild's giraffes and come face-to-face in this unforgettable VIP experience!

Get to know the tallest animals at the Park and learn all about the species, as you offer them some of their favourite tasty leaves to eat... what a treat!

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Up Close Encounter with an Amur tiger

Go face-to-face with Minerva, a female Amur tiger, in this unforgettable up-close encounter.

You'll go off-road to meet the Park's beautiful Amur tiger and get to know all about her as an individual, plus plenty of amazing information about the species as a whole from your expert guide.

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Up close encounter with the rhinos

Get to know the 'crash' of rhinos at Woburn Safari Park in this 30-minute up close encounter.

Your dedicated tour guide will take you in a VIP Land Rover to meet female rhinos Mirijam, Mkuzi and Bonnie, as well as a visit to meet male rhino Kei, in this incredible VIP encounter.

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Up close encounter with the lions

Your dedicated tour guide will take you to meet the stunning pride of African lions in their 32-acre reserve, in this thrilling up-close encounter.

You'll find out all about these amazing carnivores in your 30-minute VIP encounter, with a fascinating insight into the lives of the 10-strong pride, and this magnificent species. 

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Up Close Encounter with the lemurs

Join your dedicated tour guide in the Land of Lemurs before it opens to the general public, and get up-close with the charming lemur troop!

Get to know the three endangered species that live at Woburn, and help give the lemurs thier breakfast in a 30-minute VIP encounter.

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Meerkats and tortoise encounter

A fantastic Foot Safari adventure! 

Get up close and meet the slender-tailed meerkat mob in their Desert Springs enclosure, and then head over to Chelonia Pathways and get face-to-face with the Aldabra tortoise, one of the longest-living land animals!

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Up Close Encounter with the camels

Go on a 30-minute VIP guided adventure in the Northern Plains to get face-to-face with the friendly Bactrian camel herd.

Head into the camels paddock and learn all about these unique characters whilst feeding them some delicious treats!

VIP Experience Gift Vouchers

Buy a VIP Experience Gift Voucher and we'll send out a lovely gift pack by post, either to you or the address of your lucky gift recipient. Vouchers can be redeemed within 12 months of purchase for the specified experience.

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VIP Safari Adventure
Gift Voucher

This VIP Safari Adventure gift voucher gives your lucky recipient an amazing 90 minute guided tour of the wild animal reserves in a VIP Land Rover. Create magical wild memories at the park.

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Up Close Giraffe Encounter
Gift Voucher


An incredibly close encounter with the charismatic giraffe herd with a VIP Safari Experience. Redeem this gift within 12 months for a 90 minute experience, including park admission.