Welcome to Perth Zoo

School holiday program for future keepers in Year 9 to 12. Discover the ins and outs of one of the best jobs in the world - Perth Zoo keeper.


Have you always dreamed of working with the world's most wondersome animals? 
Join our keepers for a day focusing on some of Perth Zoo’s most amazing animals. See parts of the Zoo that you've never seen before, learn about the best job in the world and be introduced to some of our incredible  residents.

A different program is offered each holidays, so our future keepers can come back for more of the animal inspired learning. 

17th & 24th January - Exotic Keeper
3rd & 10th April - Primate Keeper
3rd & 10th July - Australian Keeper

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+ Can I book my younger/older child into a program that is for a different age range?

+ Can I change the date of my booking?

+ Is there a waitlist for fully booked sessions?

+ My child can no longer attend, can I get a refund?

+ What does my child need to bring?

6.5 hours
Entry Fee
Maximum Group Size
18 people
Important information
Suitable for students in Year 9 to Year 12. For the January School Holidays, the year level relates to the school year you are about to commence.

Do Your Part

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Animal Adoptions

Annual animal adoption is a fun and rewarding way to support Perth Zoo’s vital breeding and conservation programs, while creating a lifetime connection with your favourite species!

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