Zoo de Pessac > The Park > CARETAKER FOR A DAY


Caretaker for the day…when dreams become reality!
Do you want to find out what life is like on the other side? Prepare and deliver meals to the animals, clean the enclosures, and see the animals taken out? Reserve today! Accompanied by a professional, you’ll experience what daily life is like for the animal caretakers for a day…

Practical information

When: everyday
Duration: 6h30 with a caretaker
Hours: 8h30-15h (lunch included)
Age: Minimum of 8 yrs old (must be accompanied by an adult)
Number of participants: 2 maximum
What to bring: Clothes appropriate for the weather, closed-toed shoes / boots, pants

Tickets and reservations

The “Caretaker for the day” experience is 160 € per person (for 16 and older)
The “Family pack – Caretaker for the day” is 240 € for one adult and one child (between 8 – 15 yrs old).
Children between 8 and 15 yrs old must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Reservations must be made in advance. Reservations will be confirmed upon receipt of a complete application.

Upon submission of supporting documentation, the date may be postponed according to availability. No refunds are possible.

You will be welcomed by our team upon your arrival. After meeting the team, you will be guided to a room reserved for your use. There, you can drop off your personal belongings and change you’re your uniform. Once you’re changed, you’re off for an unforgettable day!
You will immerse yourselves in the various animal zones of the Bordeaux Pessac Zoo and participate in taking some of the animals out. As a true caretaker, you will prepare meals for and enrich the environment of the park animals. You will also contribute to cleaning the environment of our animals.
During your lunch break, you will spend time with the various teams at the zoo. Your high-quality meal, compliments of the park, will be prepared by “Tentaion Traiteur.” During your stay, you will experience the daily life of the caretakers and the animals they care for. At 3 PM, you are fee to explore the park on your own.

Consider offering a “Caretaker for the day” experience to someone close to you !

More information and reservations can be made via 05 57 89 28 10
Or by mail