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Come behind the scenes and meet the passionate keepers who care for Perth Zoos critically endangered Orangutan colony.

Come behind the scenes to the old orangutan viewing area and meet the passionate keepers who care for Perth Zoos critically endangered Orangutans.

This is your chance to find out more about these incredible, yet critically endangered great apes from the people that know them best 

Expect to see the orangutan from a different vantage point while they explore their exhibit and are provided enrichment and learn more about how Perth Zoo directly contributes to the conservation of the Sumatran Orangutan.

Accessibility Information

This experience is not wheelchair accessible.

Important Information

Enclosed footwear must be worn. Patrons undertaking this encounter may need to walk across uneven surfaces. Patrons need to be prepared for all weather conditions.

Book Now $45.00/person
Upcoming Dates and Times
Tuesday 16 April Saturday 20 April See more available times
20 minutes
Entry Fee
Not Included
Maximum Group Size
4 people
Minimum Age
8 years
Important information
All children aged 8-15 must have an encounter ticket and be accompanied by an adult encounter ticket holder (16+). Close Encounters are non refundable.

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