Our recently refurbished café is a great place to refresh hungry kids and parents. The café has a range of home-made snacks, cakes, hot and cold drinks, ice-cream and much more.


The fun doesn't have to end when you go home, if you take a visit to our gift shop that has lots of wildlife and animal themed toys, goodies and books that you can take home.

Birthday Parties at Camperdown Wildlife Centre

Have a great birthday party for your children at the Wildlife Centre. Your fun party will be held in the Learning Room before visiting our fabulous animals. For a truly unique birthday party call Reception, on 01382 431811 or email carol.hamilton@leisureandculturedundee.com for all birthday party details

disabled facilities

We are committed to providing Access for All, to ensure that everyone enjoys their visit without barriers. There is free adult wheelchair use, subject to availability. Assistance dog boarding is available, as unfortunately we cannot allow any dogs in the centre. Booking is advisable.


Located within an 18-acre parkland, the general flat terrain and is considered reasonably wheelchair and pushchair friendly. The majority of the paths are tarmac with ramps to all raised viewing areas. We offer free wheelchair loan to visitors.

toilet / baby changing facilities

These are situated at the main entrance.

picnic area

If the weather is nice, there is also an outdoor picnic area available for alfresco dining.

free parking

There is ample free parking opposite the main entrance to Camperdown Wildlife Centre.

further details

  • Sorry, no dogs allowed in the animal areas. Only assistance dogs are allowed in the building.
  • Free umbrella hire is available for a returnable deposit.

fact file

There are more waldrapp ibis in zoos than are found in the wild. Zoo-bred birds attempt to migrate when released, despite having lived in captivity.