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Optional Activities

Animals are only part of the best family day out in Sussex! There are plenty more children’s attractions to discover…


Harnessing the very latest in immersive technology, SPARK is the UK’s largest immersive play experience. Tickets can be purchased in advance find out more here.


We offer facepainting, hair braids, and temporary tattoos on selected days during our peak seasons

Panning for Gold

Sift through the sand, gather your gold and collect your medal to take home.



FREE ACTIVITY: Find the fossils hidden in the prehistoric sands!


Penguin Plunge

For those still left with some energy!

Vertical Limit

Practice your climbing skills, good experience if you’re heading for Mount Everest!



  • 1 ticket = £5
  • 2 ticket = £8
  • 3 tickets = £10
  • 4 tickets = £12
  • Facepainting, hair braiding and tattoo prices vary
  • SPARK is £1.50 for members and £2.50 for non-members (find out more here)

Opening Times

Our optional activities open most weekends and East Sussex school holidays, weather permitting. Facilities are not available from the end of October half term until the middle of January due to our Christmas At Drusillas attraction.