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The Animal Experience

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This is by far the best thing i have ever done. The meerkats are such cheeky little scamps. My... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kitten_little
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Great fun

"If you're daft enough to lie on the floor they'll jump all over you" I was told, and I'm daft... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bob2512
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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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
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Cambridge Road, Stretham CB6 3LU, England
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+44 1223 269654
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is by far the best thing i have ever done. The meerkats are such cheeky little scamps. My boyfriend really wasn't keen on doing this but he loved every second of it too. If you are looking to do something that will make amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

"If you're daft enough to lie on the floor they'll jump all over you" I was told, and I'm daft enough to try it, and the Meerkat's certainly did jump all over me. What a great experience, and a great laugh. I never expected the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bob2512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic interactive, hands-on experience! Firstly a meeting with Scratchy, Princess and the meerkat mob for our 18 year old son and his girl. They got to know them quite well, within the half hour time slot. One took a liking to the fluffy...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Silverisage
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review. We are pleased to hear you all enjoyed the experiences.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience. We had Harley who was so friendly and really informative. The meerkats were tame and weren’t afraid to use us as trees.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mbryer
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for the feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Well what an amazing experience we had today meeting the meerkats and the lovely staff that look after them and the other animals /reptiles Highly recommend this for anyone so great to be able to hold /cuddle and interact with these gentle cute animals they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moll1995
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thanks for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Myself and my partner did the meerkat experience here last week and absolutely loved it! A lovely girl called Zyta showed us round - she was very knowledgeable, friendly and answered all our questions. We had 30 minutes with the meerkats. I sat on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kendra-Louise M
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thanks for the kind words, I'm glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Had to write a 5 star review for our Meerkat experience this afternoon. My wife and I had an amazing time meeting the meerkats. So much fun. What made the experience even better was the amazing staff who looked after us. The young lady who's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bouchej
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thanks for review and I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 22 November 2018

Animal lovers NEED to go for a 'Meet the... ' experience at The Animal Experience. My partner and I met the meerkats, and had three of the little cuties crawling all over us as well as in and out of our jackets etc. The meerkats...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Many thanks for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 20 November 2018

I would highly recommend the meerkat experience, took the missus there for the second time she loved it more than the first time and they have improved it loads. this time used a groupon voucher which made it cheaper and well worth getting. Very helpful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony C
Mitchmilksnake, Manager at The Animal Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

I would highly recommend the meerkat experience to anyone with a love of animals. Me and my sister were gifted this as a present and it was even better than what we hoped for! You are able to sit in with the meerkats, and get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
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Laura P
19 June 2018|
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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
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You have to book in advance by phone or email and price depends on what you want to see
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