plan your visit

plan your visit

Fancy a fun family day out with lots of amazing animals? Then you are in the right place ... come and explore Camperdown Wildlife Centre with us!

animal experiences

animal experiences

are your kids animal mad? do they dream of being a zoo keeper when they grow up? would they like to get up close to the animals?

2015 events

2015 events

Join one or all of the exciting events taking place at Camperdown Wildlife Centre in 2015!

become a friend

become a friend

The Friends of Camperdown Wildlife Centre is an independent group of people who have taken their enthusiasm for Camperdown Wildlife Centre (CWC) a step further and actively assist in its aims to ...


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Two of the world’s largest macaws have been brought to Camperdown Wildlife Centre by Leisure & Culture Dundee with support from the Friends of Camperdown Wildlife Centre.

The 8 year old Hyacinth Macaws, named Ben and Minnie have arrived at the centre and are now settling into their new surroundings . The Friends group were involved in efforts to bring the birds to the centre and have provided some funding towards the construction of the enclosure.

Bradly Yule, network manager at the Centre said:

“The enclosure includes 1,200 cubic metres of flying space (or 43,470 cubic feet) and will be furnished with branches, logs and contains a 5 metre mature cherry tree for perching. The ground inside the enclosure is still drying out from our wet Scottish...

animal spotlight

chough

The red-billed chough has a long association with Cornwall, and appears on the Cornish Coat of Arms. According to Cornish legend, King Arthur, after his last battle, ...