Things to do at BCA Zoo review
The BCA Zoo is located close to Burchett’s Green, near Maidenhead in Berkshire. It is a fully accredited small zoo that is home to over 100 species of animals. A number of their animals are at risk in the wild and are part of the European Endangered Species Programmes which includes their critically endangered Bali starlings, Slow loris and Desertas wolf spiders.
They are first and foremost an education and training centre for their students. Because of this they only offer public encounters and events on a pre-booked basis during weekends, bank holidays and student term breaks. When you visit you will be able to look around the zoo courtyard which is home to the majority of their mammals and birds including meerkats, lemurs and squirrel monkeys.
The zoo also has a nocturnal house where you can observe animals in the dark including the small Spotted genet and their Armadillo. There is also an exotic house with a diverse collection of reptiles and invertebrates. They have a number of encounters that you can book on including meerkats, reptiles, zookeeper experience and zoo tours.
You must pre-book, you can not visit without pre-booking.
Please note – Most places may still require you to pre-book online in advance. Some venues also still have certain areas closed for safety reasons. Please check their website and/or social media pages before visiting.
FAQ and Further Information BCA Zoo
Is there food and drink available?
On their Family Zoo Days their café is open for hot snacks and drinks. For experience days the cafe will be closed. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
What are the main things to do?
Small zoo with endangered species, you can book tours of the zoo or a variety of animal experiences. There are toilets and limited availability of food and drinks.
What are the ticket prices?
*Mid-range to Higher-priced
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range to Higher-priced. A zoo tour costs from £7 per person, experiences from £35+ per person.
Is there parking?
There is free parking.
When are they open?
They run varied open hours and dates. Please visit their website for up to date opening times.
Are they accessible?
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