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Penguin Feeding Experience for One at Drusillas Park

Code: PDRUSP 12 month validity East Sussex - Alfriston 1 person

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Penguin Feeding Experience for One at Drusillas Park

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Code: PDRUSP 12 month validity East Sussex - Alfriston 1 person

Do you fancy feeding some fish to one of your favourite feathered friends? Get up close to Drusillas' playful penguins in this unique and exciting Close Encounter experience.

In this unforgettable one-to-one experience, you'll get to meet the waddle of penguins and come face to face with these friendly animals. Drusillas penguins are bursting with personality, and they’ll happily show off their diving skills whilst you fling them some of their favourite fish.

Enjoy one-on-one time with your dedicated Zookeeper who can answer all your penguin questions, as well as getting the chance snap some p-p-perfect photos of the penguins from inside their enclosure. The perfect day for any animal lover. 

What's Included?

  • Behind the scenes tour
  • Health and safety briefing
  • 30 minutes inside the Penguin enclosure
  • Personalised voucher and message card
We’re working with our experience partners to ensure we’re adhering to government advice as it updates. Please check with the supplier at time of booking for their individual recommendations.


Your voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of issue, while government restrictions apply in relation to Covid-19 we are offering free extensions on all experiences so you can take your experience when the time is right.

Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date

What happens on the day?

Please make your way to Drusillas Visitor Services Office five to ten minutes before the start of your encounter. You will be met by an animal keeper who will give you a behind the scenes tour first and then a health and safety briefing. You will then be taken to meet and feed the penguins.

At the end of your experience there will be plenty of time to take some close-up photographs, so don’t forget to bring your camera. Participants are welcome to arrive early and stay until the park closes to enjoy other attractions and animals.

Participant guidelines

  • Minimum age: 6 (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult with a valid day ticket)
  • To be able to take part in this experience, participants must have an up to date tetanus vaccination 
  • Please note that this experience is for one participant. Spectators will not be able to accompany the voucher holder during their experience
  • Entry to Drusillas Park is included for the Close Encounter participant/s. Additional (non-participating) guests will require a valid day ticket
  • The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary


This experience is run daily except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

It is recommended that you book at least four to six weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available.  All bookings are subject to availability.

Your experience will last approximately 30 to 40 minutes, however you are welcome to spend all day at the park.

What about insurance?

The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.

Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience.

How it works

All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.

Packaging and Delivery

Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.

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Penguin Feeding Experience for One at Drusillas Park
Penguin Feeding Experience for One at Drusillas Park


East Sussex - Alfriston

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