Zookeeper for a Day at
the Oglebay Good Zoo

Wheeling, WV

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Wheeling, WV

Discover the ins and outs of zookeeping during this one-of-a-kind experience at the Oglebay Good Zoo! 

  • Join a professional zookeeper for this unforgettable and immersive experience
  • Learn about the animal’s diverse diets while helping prepare meals and enrichment items
  • Feed, train, and interact with curious critters including adorable kangaroos and wallabies
  • Go behind the scenes and visit the zoo’s on-site animal hospital
  • Make all of your zookeeper dreams come true with this wild, 3-hour adventure! 
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Select Dates Only - 10:00 AM

Essential Information
  • All participants must sign a liability release waiver
  • Participants must be at least 12 years old
  • Closed toe shoes are required 
This experience lasts approximately 3 hours.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 4 participants.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing, long pants, and closed toe shoes. We recommend wearing clothing that you do not mind getting dirty.
Can I take pictures?

Yes, you are welcome to take photos during the encounter. 

What does this experience include?

During this 3-hour zookeeping experience, you'll learn the ins and outs of working at a real-life zoo. Prepare animal meals and enrichment items, feed wallabies and kangaroos, and assist in training exercises. You'll also get a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo's animal hospital. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.


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