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VIP 'We Bought a Zoo' Tour at Dartmoor Zoo for Two

2 people
Valid for 12 months
Plymouth - Devon
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Enjoy the VIP treatment at Dartmoor Zoo with the ‘We Bought a Zoo’ tour for two people. Make the most of the opportunity to ask founder, Benjamin Mee, all your burning questions as you embark on an exclusive guided tour of the zoo with Benjamin and a member of the dedicated zoo team. You’ll learn about the history of the zoo, from Benjamin’s first purchase of a private animal collection in disrepair to its growth, development and transformation into the charity it is today. Find out how the story inspired the Hollywood film ‘We Bought a Zoo’ and all the highs and lows along the way. As part of this VIP tour, you’ll also enjoy a delicious lunch in the Jaguar restaurant to top off a fascinating day.

In a Nutshell
  • Hear the story of Dartmoor Zoo which inspired the film and book ‘We Bought a Zoo’
  • Learn about life at the zoo from its founder, Benjamin Mee, and a member of the zoo team with a guided VIP tour
  • Enjoy entry to the rest of Dartmoor Zoo on the day of your visit
  • Savour a delicious lunch in the Jaguar restaurant
Key Info
  • Availability Description
    Available on selected dates, year round, excluding Christmas Eve to Boxing Day. It is recommended that you book well in advance to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Dates are available up to six months in advance. All dates are subject to availability.
  • Participant Guidelines
    Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. This experience may not be suitable for anyone who has a high blood pressure or is of a nervous disposition.
  • Duration
    Please allow five hours for the whole experience.
  • Dress Code
    The grounds may be uneven or muddy depending on the weather. Sturdy and supportive footwear is recommended.
  • Other Info
    All our vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against our huge range of experiences. Most of the zoo is accessible to wheelchairs and buggies, but some paths may be challenging, with hilly and rugged areas. The team is available to help when needed.


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VIP 'We Bought a Zoo' Tour at Dartmoor Zoo for Two