All visitors participating in a Close Encounter will be required to wear a face mask. This precautionary biosecurity measure is based on best practice veterinary advice, your cooperation helps to keep our animals safe and healthy!
Start your day with our Keepers before the zoo opens to the public as they start their morning rounds with breakfast treats through the Australian section.
This 2 hour encounter provides the opportunity to meet and interact with some of our most loved and iconic species as well as some of our amazing and unique lesser known animals.
You will have a specialist keeper all to yourself to ask any questions you like.
Allergy and accessibility information
You may be in contact with nuts or fish during this encounter. This encounter involves some degree of physicality. Please contact the Events team prior to booking if you have allergies, mobility issues or health concerns.