Our meet the porcupines experience offers you the chance to get up close to the only two prehensile tailed porcupines in the UK all whilst giving them some of their favourite snacks, making your day at the HCC a truly special one!
It is truly an experience to remember whether for you or a gift for a loved one! Not only that, you’re helping us continue our work!
£44.99 per person
Max participants: 2
Will last around half an hour and includes:
Free admission into the zoo for the participant.
The chance to feed our porcupines.
The opportunity to learn about these amazing animals and ask our keepers any questions you may have.
Experiences are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and must be booked and completed before expiry.
The encounter is available for adults and children over the age of 12 years old. Any other guests wishing to watch the experience will need to pay normal centre admission prices.
A maximum of two people may take part in the experience.
Regrettably certain guests will be unable to take part including people with relevant phobias or known allergies, pregnant women and immunocompromised individuals.
Whilst every effort is made to accommodate those with a disability or learning difficulty, due to practicality and health and safety this cannot always be achieved; please contact us for advice before purchasing.
If you are considering this Encounter for corporate use or to use as a prize, please contact us on , to discuss all your options in more detail.
For more information or to place your order by phone, please call 01732 823996
If you have a query about our porcupine encounter, please email
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