School holiday program for Year 4 to Year 8.
If the thought of another round of school holidays is driving you wild, why don’t you leave your monkeys with us for the day to join our Zoo Crew!
Zoo Crew is a Perth Zoo educational adventure day for kids in Year 4 to Year 8 where they have the unique opportunity to learn about what's involved in caring for the Zoo's incredible animals.
Each Zoo Crew day has a different theme but all include opportunities to:
- meet Zoo animals up-close
- help keepers to care for Zoo animals
- bravely adventure into special access areas
- learn about ways to 'Save Wildlife' and why it's so important
- explore the Asian Rainforest, African Savannah, Australian Bush and Amazonia all in one day
- play zoo games and solve animal challenges.
Please note: specific animal encounters cannot be confirmed at times of booking as they are subject to change.
Please check the date before booking.
The programs sell out quickly and the next available date may be the following holidays.
Hero Keeper - 3, 10 July 2023
Meet some of our Zoo heroes, both animal and human, and discover how they make our world a better place. Find out about ways you can become a Perth Zoo Saving Wildlife hero too.
Global Keeper - 4. 11 July 2023
Journey around the world in just one day to discover how we take care of the huge diversity of Zoo animals and find out how we are contributing to saving wildlife globally.
Creature Keeper - 5, 12 July 2023
Join us to learn about how we care for some of our most unique animals from the very big to the very small.
Planet Keeper - 6, 13 July 2023
Discover what’s involved in caring for some of our most endangered animals and learn what you can do to contribute to ‘saving wildlife’.
Critter Keeper - 7, 14 July 2023
Find out how we look after some of our carnivores and cater for their special needs.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
+ Can I book my younger/older child into a program that is for a different age range?
Unfortunately we are unable to accept bookings for children outside of the recommended age range for the chosen Kids and Youth Programs. There are a lot of factors that our expert Zoo educators, zoo keepers and veterinary staff consider when developing these unique, fun and educational experiences to not only ensure our animal residents are safe, comfortable and happy, but that the educational experiences are age and school year appropriate.
+ Can I change the date of my booking?
Yes, you may change the day of your booking a minimum of 7 days before the original booked date. You can do this by logging into the Perth Zoo account used to purchase the ticket. Select ‘Your Purchases’, then click ‘Change Booking’ and select a new day to attend.
+ Is there a waitlist for fully booked sessions?
There is no waiting list for our Kids and Youth Programs . If there are cancellations, the tickets will be re-released on our website. So keep an eye on our website for any updates.
+ My child can no longer attend, can I get a refund?
Tickets to attend our Kids and Youth Programs are non-refundable. Please ensure you have chosen the correct date and program for your child when booking. A no show on the day will result in the ticket being forfeited.
+ What does my child need to bring?
Please make sure your child is wearing enclosed shoes and weather appropriate clothing such as a hat, jacket and raincoat. Also pack a water bottle, morning tea and lunch to keep tummies from rumbling.