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?

2016 events

2016 events

Look out for our 2016 events coming soon!!

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 ...


whats on
news

A keeper at Camperdown Wildlife Centre has captured two young wolf cubs playing together on camera for the first time. The Centre in Dundee unexpectedly witnessed the arrival of two rare European Grey Wolf cubs four weeks ago after their parents successfully mated just two months after arriving at the zoo.

The adult wolves were known to have already settled in well in their new surroundings although even staff have been surprised that they have successfully begun breeding so quickly. It was hoped they would contribute to the European breeding programme although the earliest this was expected to be was next year. The mother, Aurora, was born at the Highland Wildlife Park in 2013 and the male, Loki, born in 2012 in the Netherlands. The new additions are expected to be very...

animal spotlight

pine marten

Martens are the only weasel relatives with semi-retractable claws. This helps them to lead most of their lives high in the trees and it also helps them with climbing or ...