We are incredibly excited to announce a new experience for 2019 here at the Isle of Wight Zoo!

Available to book now are our Founder Day Experiences.

We are offering a limited number of exclusive experiences with Charlotte Corney, founder of The Wildheart Trust.

Charlotte grew up at the zoo after her parents saved it from closure in 1976. She has many colourful tales to tell from sharing her family home with exotic animals to walking tigers on the beach. Alongside this having spent many years running the zoo after her Fathers passing, Charlotte also has an intricate knowledge of the management of the Isle of Wight Zoo, and extensive knowledge of the conservation projects supported by the Zoo.

Charlotte believes that “With the ‘Sixth Extinction’ crisis looming time is of the essence to encourage an inclusive and participatory approach to conservation.” Throughout your one to one with Charlotte, you will experience her trademark intimate style of engagement, leaving you feeling empowered in both the heart and the head.

This is a truly unique opportunity to get under the skin of the zoo while spending the day in the company of Charlotte and her animal family. She will ensure that you enjoy intimate encounters with individual animals and leave with some very special memories to share with your friends and family.

For more information visit our Animal Experiences page.