Paradise Park

Wildlife Sanctuary • Cornwall

Events and things to do throughout the year including Easter Egg Hunts, summer flying displays, Quiz trails around the Park, Halloween Disco and more.

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The gardens are designed to complement the exotic wildlife at Paradise Park, and to provide plenty of nectar for native pollinators.

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Make it a birthday to remember with your choice of four themed party rooms with the birthday child’s name displayed on the door.

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Job Vacancies

Working for Paradise Park

Looking for a career at Paradise Park? It’s a vibrant place to work, with a wide variety of job opportunities from keepers, catering, to working in the JungleBarn. If we have any vacancies they are below, otherwise you can contact us at along with details of the kind of work you are looking for.

We also have a limited number of placements for college students, please email

Ticket and Shop Sales – January 2019

Main purpose of job

We are looking for someone to welcome visitors, sell tickets to Paradise Park and serve customers in our gift shop.

In the ticket office you will take responsibility for the operation of the till, taking discount vouchers, and giving out various leaflets. In the gift shop, pricing and displaying merchandise and replenishing stock on shelves, keeping the shop clean.

In both areas follow cashing up procedures at the end of day need to be followed. All these tasks will involve liaising with the Retail Manager and other staff to ensure the smooth day to day running of the gift shop and ticket kiosk.

Key responsibilities

  1. To give a warm welcome to all visitors
  2. Sales of entry tickets, guidebooks and shop merchandise
  3. Responsibility for handling money and processing cards
  4. Keep the shop clean and stocked
  5. Follow end of day procedures

Specialist skills/training/knowledge

  1. Clear communication with customers, suppliers and other staff
  2. Knowledge of gift shop merchandising
  3. Ability and willingness to work weekends
  4. Clean, tidy and appropriate clothing
  5. Ability to use computers for spreadsheets and email helpful


This is a year round job with variable hours according to the time of year, includes Sundays.

Winter Season (November – Easter) Two days a week 10am – 3pm

Summer Season (Easter – October) Three days a week 10am – 5pm


According to experience.

To apply

Please send your cv with a covering letter to tell us about your previous retail experience to: Lynn Jones, Retail Manager, Paradise Park, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HB



More about Paradise Park and the JungleBarn indoor play centre

Paradise Park is a wildlife sanctuary which specialises in rare birds, especially parrots.  It is also home to otters, red pandas and farm animals, and has exotic gardens. The JungleBarn indoor play centre has established Paradise Park as a good place for families to visit at any time of year and whatever the weather. The JungleBarn has four wildlife-themed party rooms, and we pride ourselves on great facilities for birthday parties which are now an important part of our business.


From penguin feeding to the fantastic JungleBarn indoor play centre to exotic summer gardens, there is plenty to keep you entertained on your visit to Paradise Park.

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Our ‘JungleBarn’ indoor play centre is fabulous fun whatever the weather. Giant slides, challenging soft play, toddlers’ zone with ball fountain you will want to stay all day.

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