Enjoy the newly upgraded tour to meet your local zookeeper! Learn first hand what happens in the day of their rangers and enjoy close and personal encounters with the animals at the Ipswich Nature Centre in this special VIP guided walking tour.
Learn about the important work the Centre continues to do to support the Bilbies. Discover what goes into caring for local wildlife, meet lovable barnyard animals, meet the keepers doing their rounds, and get to know all the local residents of the Ipswich Nature Centre by name.
All tours will meet 15 minutes prior to the start of session times. Group limits apply per session.
Please bring a water bottle, hat and wear comfortable walking shoes.
School holiday sessions (9:00 am and 11:00 am) available weekdays.
Access: Wheelchair accessible with assistance required in some areas of the trail.
Cancellation Notice: Minimum 72 hours cancellation notice is required. Guest may transfer their ticket to another person if unable to attend.
Companion card holders are welcome with free entry for carers. Limited availability per session. Please contact the Visitor Centre directly to book.
School groups and social groups are welcome to request the Animal Encounters tour, please contact the Ipswich Visitor Information Centre directly for school rates and available dates.
Service TypesNature and wildlife
MembershipRegional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre
From $10 to $15
Learn about the important work the Centre continues to do to support the Bilbies, discover what goes into caring for local wildlife, meet lovable barnyard animals, meet the keepers doing their rounds, and get to know all the local residents of the Ipswich Nature Centre by name.
This tour option is available on specified dates with the Ipswich Nature Centre is open to the public. Generally closed Mondays. Open school holidays.
Disabled AccessCarpark Family Friendly