Customer update

Following the much welcomed update from the government and an inspection from Central Bedfordshire Council, we are very excited to announce that Woburn Safari Park will re-open daily from 15th June!

Unfortunately, we are still currently unable to open bookings for any of the VIP Experiences. If you would like to find out any more about any of the experiences, please email vip@woburnsafari.co.uk. 


Make your trip to Woburn even more special with a memorable face-to-face encounter with the rhino, lions, tigers, lemurs, penguins or meerkats in a special up-close encounter.

Your experienced ranger will take you off road or on foot and behind the scenes to meet some of our amazing animals. Learn about the conservation, breeding, diet and welfare of some of the world’s most endangered species.

Pick from:

  • Rhino Encounter
  • Lion Encounter
  • Tiger Encounter
  • Lemur Encounter
  • Penguin Encounter (only available on selected dates)
  • Meerkat Encounter

Your Up Close Encounter includes:

  • A 30 minute experience with an experienced ranger which will see you taken to meet your selected animal up-close
  • Entry to Woburn Safari Park from 10am
  • A Woburn Safari Park Guidebook


Book an exclusive booking for £99 for the first guest and £69 each (for each additional person, up to a maximum of four people)

These prices are valid until 31st October 2020.

To book please call the VIP Experiences team on 01525 292124, or email vip@woburnsafari.co.uk.

Availability and Restrictions

  • Children under five years of age cannot take part in the penguin, meerkat or lemur experiences
  • Children under 12 will be provided with a booster seat to ensure secure travel in our Land Rovers
  • Children aged four years of age must travel in a suitable car seat provided and fitted by parent/guardian
  • VIP Land Rovers are not wheelchair accessible
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Accompanying adults are liable to pay the full VIP Experience price


Make your trip to Woburn even more special by booking the Up Close Encounter Plus; experience two thrilling face to face encounters with some of the majestic wild residents of the Safari Park as part of this one hour VIP package.

Your 60 minute experience costs only £149 for the first person, then £79 for each additional person (maximum of four people on each booking).

  • Entry to Woburn Safari Park from 10am
  • A one hour experience with an experience ranger guide
  • A Woburn Safari Park Guidebook

To book please call the VIP Experiences team on 01525 292124, or email vip@woburnsafari.co.uk.

More VIP experiences


Come face-to-face with the female Asian elephants as part of an extra special VIP Elephant Encounter.

Off Road Adventure

Journey off-road through the Safari Reserves in a VIP Land Rover with an experienced guide and get amazingly close to the endangered and exotic animals living at the Park.



Meet the herd of majestic Rothschild's giraffes face-to-face in this unforgettable VIP experience with the tallest animals at the Park.

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