The National Zoo & Aquarium offers an array of amazing tours and encounters!!
From the award winning Zoo Venture Tour where you could feel the skin of a Rhino to the 7 hour Walk on the Wildside experience, there is something for everyone here with us.
*While every attempt is made to include these animals on a tour we cannot guarantee it, or the outcome/level of interaction, due to unforeseen circumstances (eg animals off display due to veterinary matter or enclosure maintenance) or the behaviour of the animals.
Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.
The Ultimate All Day Wildlife Experience!
You will spend the majority of your day working very closely with many of our larger and more dangerous animals. These activities are vitally important, fun and enriching for these animals. This unique encounter is once-in-a-lifetime and is not something an average zoo visitor would have the opportunity to see or experience. The WOW tour visits the majority of our animals and may include the chance to meet and feed a Red Panda, interact with a cheetah and pat a Rhino!Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $125 to $155
One of the most interactive animal tours available in Australia!
Meet and feed one of our beautiful sun bears. Get up close and learn about some of the zoos most endangered big cats. Watch our friendly otters play. Feel the amazing texture of a python’s skin as one creeps over you. Experience the zoos brand new open range section and appreciate the true size of the magnificent animals that live here.
Animals usually included: big cats, sun bears, giraffe or eland, rhinos and a snake*
*While every attempt is made to include these animals on a tour we cannot guarantee it, or the outcome/level of interaction, due to unforeseen circumstances (eg animals off display due to veterinary matter or enclosure maintenance) or the behaviour of the animals.Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $85 to $120
Come face to face with creatures both great and small!
This interactive tour is designed with younger children in mind, and for mums and dads to enjoy with their kids! Join this fun family adventure that is sure to thrill both young and old!
Experience the rush of looking a big cat in the eye. Meet and feed one of our bears, and play with our gorgeous fallow deer. Enjoy watching the antics of the monkeys, challenge yourself to hold or touch a snake and make friends with our cute and cuddly natives.Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $55 to $70
One of our experienced Keepers will take you behind the scenes to meet and feed our impressive Giraffes! Meet Shaba and Mzungu in our new Savannah area.Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
Meet and feed our Meerkats in this memorable encounter. Be taken by a Keeper inside the enclosure where you will personally interact with these amazing animals!Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $175 to $195
During your Meet-A-Cheetah experience, you will be in the same enclosure as the unrestrained cheetahs. At all times an experienced Zoo Keeper will be with you to guide you as you interact with these incredible animalsCarpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $175 to $195
A rare single-cub birth, Solo has been hand raised and lives with his best mate Zama, a cross Border Collie/Belgian Malinois. Go inside the enclosure with a Keeper and meet and play with both Solo and Zama.Carpark Public Toilet
One of our experienced Keepers will take participants either to a glass wall or into the den – where you will meet and feed our magnificent White Lions. A close up experience as they roar and jostle for food!Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet
From $240 to $265
Accompany Solo and Zama on their daily morning walk with their keepers through the zoo’s pine forest with lots of opportunities for interactions.Carpark Public Toilet
From $55 to $70
Go behind the scenes with a Keeper to meet and feed a magnificent Tiger. A close up experience where you can also ask the Keeper questions and learn more about this threatened species. Zoo entry not included*Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet