Discover our wild Animal Experiences

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Tiger and Friends

Be amongst the first to see the tiger cubs and watch them pounce and play!

Tour the Immersion rainforest before the zoo opens and watch Delilah’s snuggly trio pounce and play as they wake up for the day.

This is your chance to see the cubs in an exclusive viewing while supporting the conservation of these beautiful animals.

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Panda and Friends

Watch Giant Pandas Wang Wang and Fu Ni welcome the day and join the Red Panda duo for breakfast.

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Giraffe Feed

Come face-to-face with a ginormous giraffe as they wrestle a carrot from your hands.

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Meerkat Encounter

Get up close to the mischievous meerkats as they run over your lap in search of tasty treats.

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Pygmy Hippo Lunchtime

See Obi’s chompers up close and hand feed him some tasty treats!

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Giraffe Face-to-Face

Come face-to-face with Adelaide Zoo’s gorgeous giraffe Nolean and hand feed a gentle giant from a private platform!

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Keeper For A Day

From preparing the animals’ feed to cleaning enclosures and visiting off limits areas, experience life as a zoo keeper.

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Penguins In Person

Join us for a trip to Adelaide Zoo’s Penguin Beach and help feed the hilarious colony of Little Penguins!

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Lemur Encounter

Go behind the scenes to witness a captivating training session with the three bachelor Lemurs

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Inspect An Insect

Experience a world where tiny creatures rule! Inspect the zoo’s fascinating stick insects.

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Koala Encounter

Go behind the scenes and hang with the zoo’s beautiful koala duo, Sophie and Louise!

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Tortoise Encounter

Get the exclusive opportunity to meet the gorgeous Aldabra tortoise, Aonika!

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Lion Encounter

Hand feed the hungry African Lions their meaty lunch and feel their excited snarls reverberate through your chest.

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Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby Encounter

Meet the most colourful of all the kangaroo family, the Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies as they eat out of your hands.

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Tiger Encounter

Come eye-to-eye with a Sumatran Tiger and hand feed them a meaty treat.

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Big Cat Interactive

Feed hungry cats and experience the thrill of looking an African Lion or Sumatran Tiger in the eye.

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Meet The Primates

Get up close to the likes of tiny tamarins, orangutans and the Hamadryas Baboon troop!

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Squirrel Monkey Encounter

Follow a primate keeper into the Squirrel Monkey exhibit and help feed these playful primates their lunch.

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Tree Kangaroo Encounter

Hand feed the adorable Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroos and learn all about their life high up in the trees.

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Junior Keeper

Spend the morning learning all about animal care and assisting the Variety Children’s Zoo keepers.

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VIP Panda

Experience the exclusive opportunity to get up close with Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni.

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Accessibility and Fitness Levels

Basic: Basic terrain, suitable for all fitness levels*.

Intermediate: Walking upstairs, getting in and out of high vehicles and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for intermediate fitness levels.

Advanced: All day tour, which includes laborious work, getting in and out of high vehicles, walking upstairs and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for Advance Fitness levels.

* Not all basic Behind the Scenes are wheelchair friendly.

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