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Hire Us Out

Hire out Ants On A Rock to your Dorset Based School, Seminar , Event or even your Party. We can offer sessions for varying sized groups and different time scales so please get in touch with your request and we will do our best to help


Learn about Invertebrates in a Fun, Safe way!!


  We are rolling out a whole new range of Ants on a Rock Workshops in 2023, We have more amazing Animals, and more interactive elements too.

 All workshops are fun and highly educational, a great way to break down fears whilst learning in a safe environment. With over 15 years experience working with animals and 12 years experience working with young people and the public, you are sure to gain a new insight into the amazing world of Creepy Crawlies.


 We can bring a large range of our pets including:

Roaches, Scorpions, Millipedes, Giant Land Snails, Leaf Cutter Ant Display, Many Species of Isopods, Praying Mantis, Young Tarantulas, Darkling Beetles and Over 30 Species of Ants to choose from.


We also can bring: 

  • Educational Hand Outs and Work Sheets.

  • Display Boards.

  • Games

  • Fact Sheets for all Species we bring.

  • Make Your Own Environment, interactive Learning Resources.

  • Free gifts.



 Arrangements can be made for larger tanks to make it to events, please let us know if you would like to have Asian Bullet Ants, Trap Jaw Ants or our Leaf Cutter Display!!


 Prices are flexible depending on what you want from the session, with larger displays costing slightly more.



What can we provide:

  • Party Sessions, Free Flow sessions filled with animal meeting and handling, Fun insect themed party games, Decorations, Cakes and much more to bring your party to life.

  • Free Flow sessions, to include a collection of inverts, ants and suitable creepy crawlies for looking viewing and interacting with, With all your Questions answered and lots of knowledge passed on in a fun way.


  •   Lecture sessions, to include a larger collection of inverts, including millipedes, beetles, Ants, isopods and other suitable inverts and creepy crawlies to view and interact with. Lecturer of your subject choice, accompanied by Worksheets and Hand outs.


Lecture Subjects include                                (1-5 Level) (5) is more in depth

  • (1) Gardening basics  

  • (2) General Ant Knowledge and Biology 

  • (2) The Awesome Black Garden Ant  

  • (2) A Balanced Eco System 

  • (2) How to catch a Queen Ant & Nuptial Flights

  • (3) Why Ants Have Specific Jobs - Job relation in correspondence with depth/age

  • (3) It's a Bugs Life - Metamorphosis 

  • (3) Ant Based Q+A

  • (3) Leaf Cutters Super Organism 

  • (4) Evolution Amongst Invertebrates 

  • (5) Challenging Conventional Theories 

  •  Bio-Active Build Sessions. Building a bioactive terrarium to keep. These can last many years with very little care involved. During the process a full explanation (age relevant) of each part and the relevance to the project. All materials included in price



 All programs are Highly educational and enjoyable, they will stick in the participants mind for a long time. Promoting environmentally friendly living and a deeper understanding of the environment and habitats and a deeper understanding of our native and common ant species, (Lasius Niger) and other insects.


Fully Insured and DBS Checked

Testimonials available


 Get in touch to book some dates, See you soon.

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