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Red Panda Experience

Are you looking for a truly unforgettable and magical experience? Why not take part in our red panda encounter?

This unique experience will give you the chance to come face to face with our two beautiful, unique red pandas.

Our meet the red pandas experience can be purchased for yourself, for a loved one or friend. A red panda experience would make the perfect present for any animal lover! 

The red panda encounter is an amazing one-to-one experience (we also have an option for two participants) lasting between 30 and 40 minutes which will leave you grinning from ear to ear.

During your red panda experience, you will go behind the scenes to prepare their snacks before feeding them their favourite treats. You will get one-on-one time with the Zoo Keeper to answer all of your red panda questions, as well as a fantastic opportunity to get some amazingly close photos of the red pandas from inside their enclosure – or even a cheeky selfie!

Your Encounter

Your meet the red pandas experience will last around 30 to 40 minutes and includes:

  • Admission into the zoo for the participant.
  • Red panda food preparations in our Zoo Kitchen.
  • The chance to feed our red pandas.
  • One-on-one time with a Zoo Keeper to ask any questions you may have.
  • The opportunity for some close up red panda photography.
  • You will receive an Animal Encounter certificate at the end of your red panda encounter.


We have two price categories for our red panda experience:

Gold - £95 on weekends, East Sussex school holidays and inset days

Silver - £80 on East Sussex term time weekdays 

What's Included

  • Entry to the Park is included for the red panda encounter participant(s).
  • Additional (non participating) guests will require a valid day ticket.
  • In the case of two participants the cost of the second participant is half price (two participants must be the same group or family, and booked at the same time).

How to Book Your Red Panda Experience

For more detailed information and to book one of our Close Encounters, please see here.

Annual members get 10% off!

To check availability for our red panda experience please call the Park on 01323 874100, email us at [email protected] or you can come and visit us in the Visitor Services Office opposite the Park Entrance. 

We regret that we are unable to make provisional bookings or take bookings over the phone.

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