As well as plenty of seasonal events, Bristol Zoo Gardens also has a range of talks and shows that run daily throughout the year, so whichever day you visit, there's always lots on offer.
Take the opportunity to see some of our minibeasts and other smaller animals right up close!
Animal Encounters are held in our Terrace Theatre and run at the following times:
During peak season - 1pm, 3pm and 4pm
During off-peak season - 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
During peak season - A fun and fact filled display of animal athletics presented on the main lawn at 12 noon every day with animals as diverse as birds of prey, Colin the red ruffed lemur and Archie the armadillo.
Help plan your day by using the list of talk times:
Asiatic lion talk: 11:00
Aquarium feed: 11:30
Gorillas talk and feed: 12:30
Meerkat talk and feed: 2:10
Feed of the day: 2:30
(this changes on a daily basis, please see the information board at the main entance)
African penguin talk and feed: 3:00
South American fur seal talk and feed: 3:30