Animal encounters

Get up close and personal

Animal Encounters Bookings

Would you love to meet your favorite furry, stripy, scaly or spotty friends up close? Well you can! You can book encounters now for anytime during opening hours.

Bookings are strongly recommended, as there are limited numbers of personal encounters each day with our unique animals booking out quickly! Gift vouchers can also be redeemed for encounters and make a great present.

Select and secure your animal encounter experiences and fill out electronic waivers prior to arriving at the zoo for a seamless and swift check-in. Our waivers remain valid for any future bookings you may make for a period of 12 months.

Meerkat Encounter

Meerkat Encounter $90 per session. Maximum 2 people. Minimum age 5 years.

Marmoset Encounter

Marmoset Encounter $90 per session. Maximum 2 people. Minimum age 5 years.

Serval Encounter

Serval Encounter $90 per session. Maximum 2 people. Minimum age 10 years.

Australian Encounter

Experience a combination of three Australian animals. There are a variety of species to select from, and can include Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos, Brushtail & Ringtail Possums, Eastern Quolls or feeding Tasmanian Devils - $90 per session includes up to 2 people per animal, minimum age 5 years.

Animal Encounter Package

A combination of our most popular animal encounters; two Exotic and three Australian natives. Animals can include Australian species Red-tailed Black-Cockatoos, Brushtail & Ringtail Possums, Eastern Quolls, feeding Tasmanian Devils -. $200 per session, maximum 2 people per animal, minimum participant age is 5 years.

Lions RAW

See the Big Cats as you have never seen them before in this hour-long, exclusive behind the scenes experience. Limited to 6 particpants, must be over 8yo. Children to be accompanied by paying adult. $120pp, Family (2A/2C) $360. Running Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun. The experience runs from 4-5pm.. Bookings required, please call to secure your experience..

Keeper for a Day

Try a day in the life of a Zookeeper! This amazing full day experience provides behind the scenes access and multiple animal interactions! Prepare and feed-out animal diets, do some of the dirty jobs, and enjoy unique learning opportunities and real hands-on experiences. Options for ages 5+, adults, families, groups, wheelchair accessible experiences, and more!