On-Site Programs

After nearly 17 years of traveling to and serving New England communities – we are ALSO now be inviting you to visit us!

Come to OUR home…

Visitation is by reservation, registration or invitation ONLY.

Summer 2021 Sanctuary Tours Now Booking!

  • By reservation only.
  • Effective 5/3/2021 – Group Tour Rate is $195
  • Maximum (8) individuals.
  • Maximum (2) car allowance.
  • Tour experience typically will last 1.5 hrs but may vary and is 100% Educator lead.
  • Exact animals on exhibit may vary based on booking date and time. Hands on interaction with animals (if allowable per regulations) is under our supervision and at our discretion.
  • Tour experience is primarily outside. Face covering are required for the final indoor component. Winter season more time is inside.
  • Tours are conducted rain or shine with the exception of extreme weather events. Guests are required to wear appropriate clothing and fully enclosed shoes.
  • No photography allowed, with the exception that memory photos may be taken by Wildlife Encounters Staff. Guests will be required to leave phones / cameras in their cars or in a secure location provided.
  • We are excited to welcome you to our home. The safety and welfare of our animals, staff and organization is non-negotiable. We reserve the right to cancel or end early any tour for any reason.
  • Small group and almost entirely outdoors! The perfect animal-loving friends or family activity in the NH Seacoast – and it supports our animals and efforts to survive the pandemic!
  • Tour Guide Educators will introduce you to and share amazing information and stories about over 35 species of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians and invertebrate Ambassador Animals! (*not all of our animals will be on exhibit)
  • Depending on the tour time, different animals will be given snacks or enrichment – and maybe with some you can help!
  • Learn about these amazing Ambassadors, why they are with us and what they have done to make a difference for conservation and science education!

Call Jenn at 603-923-1168 x1 or email her at [email protected] with questions or to schedule

Guest giving enrichment to the Green Wing Macaws “Noah” & “Bubbaloo”

Visiting the new Wildlife Encounters Ecology Center & Farm School property in Barrington, NH!

As of May 2020, the Barrington Planning Board has accepted our “Phased Plan” for opening operations on the conserved farm property – and as of September 1st, 2020 we have our Certificate of Occupancy to operate as an Educational Institution!.

We have so many exciting activities planned for, home-schooled students, nature and animal lovers, parents who need a BREAK, and more!

For the Fall / Winter 2020 all Barrington programs and activities will be 100% outside, so if you are registered or have a reservation – dress appropriately!

  • Guided Nature Hikes / Vision Tour + Animal Time (Coming Soon)
  • Outdoor “Woods & Wildlife” Birthday Parties (coming soon)
  • “Paint & Sip” Adult Nature-break afternoon/evening with an animal-model and a campfire (BYOB) Painting Supplies & Lesson included $30 Registration per person.