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The Animal Experience

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Absolutely Amazing

Had the most wonderful experience. Four of us visited the meerkats, who were a total delight. Can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tracy G
via mobile
Meerkat experience

This was a fantastic experience for my husband and I, bought for us by our children. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jan O
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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The Animal Experience has moved to our new site at Stretham, a family business founded in 1995, offering hands on experiences with a wide variety of snakes, lizards, tarantulas, meerkats, coatis. We have Royal Pythons, Brazilian Rainbow Boa...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Cambridge Road, Stretham CB6 3LU, England
+44 1223 269654
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful experience. Four of us visited the meerkats, who were a total delight. Can not recommend this enough... we all enjoyed the day so much, we will definitely go again. Our guide was George who was very informative and lovely to chat...More

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic experience for my husband and I, bought for us by our children. Unfortunately we were nearly an hour late because of an accident on the m11 but the staff were extremely accomodating and just slotted us in when we arrived. George,...More

Thank Jan O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had bought a voucher for my 2 (20 year old) sons for Christmas. We arrived and was told to feel free to look around which we did. Lots of snakes, lizards, spiders etc to look at. We was then greeted by the lovely Zyta who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi had the meerkat experience n it was fab. Had Mitch explaining about them. They’re so cute. Loved feeding them. Would recommend the place. It’s small but perfect. Handled one snake which was nice. Saw baby barn owl.

Thank Joey N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out. Lady (forgot her name sorry) was very informative and friendly. All staff were brilliant. Would definitely do it again. It was part of my girlfriends birthday gift and she loved it too. We also held a snake too.

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this venue for the Meerkat Experience for my teenage daughter and her friend as a birthday gift. As soon as we arrived all the staff were very helpful and friendly. Karen looked after us for our entire stay. In the Meerkat enclosure she...More

Thank BrunoScalera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of a meerkat experience here recently. An a amazing experience. Thank you to Harley who was v informative & for making the whole experience enjoyable. We would recommend to friends

Thank rich11671
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a brilliant time handling and flying the Owls and Kestrels. Got up close with snakes and reptiles and the Coatis. Learnt a lot, Mitch knows his animals. A brilliant 60th Birthday present. Ideal for the young and young at heart.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of a meerkat experience here recently. What a great way to spend an hour or so! Whilst waiting for our booking we were free to view all the birds of prey, snakes, chameleons, spiders etc. We were accompanied by Jen, a...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of 4 we had an amazing time here with the meet the meerkats experience. It was everything we wanted plus more! They ran around us, jumped on our laps, ate of our hands and sat on my sisters shoulder playing with her...More

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Pat K
13 July 2018|
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Response from DaveJ1953 | Reviewed this property |
we had it as a present from buy a gift but the lady at the site said you can book it direct with them google meerkat experience ely
Laura P
18 June 2018|
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Response from Dean G | Reviewed this property |
It didn’t cost us anything. We had a gift experience and were able to just go in. Everyone is super formerly and helpful. If you’ve paid for your experience already (or someone has gifted it to you) then you shouldn’t have... More
Michael J B
18 June 2016|
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Response from 84,849 | Reviewed this property |
You have to book in advance by phone or email and price depends on what you want to see