We invite you to schedule a Visit!

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

We are inviting you to OUR home…

Visitation is by reservation, registration or invitation ONLY.


This is an exclusive, guided educational tour of our USDA licensed Ambassador Animal sanctuary!   

$150 per group reservation (up to 6 people) Tour time varies based on group member ages, capacity and group size, but is typically 1.5 – 2 hours!

* requests for larger groups considered on a case-by-case basis, and if approved are charged at $20 per ($10 for 10 & under)

*rate modified effective 10/1/2020

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

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

Terms & Conditions (subject to change at our discretion)

  • By reservation only.
  • Maximum (6) individuals.
  • Maximum (2) car allowance.
  • Tour experience typically will last 1.5 – 2 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.


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.