Get Within a Whisker

Adelaide Zoo offers exciting opportunities for you to get even closer to some of your favourite animal friends.  Simply join one of our interactive behind the scenes experiences – proudly supported by AGL.  You could experience the thrill of hand feeding our Giant Pandas, helping our hippos with their daily mouth check or entering the Squirrel Monkey home to feed them… plus much more!  Our keeper presentations are also a great free way to meet our animals and their carers.

To find about more and to book contact our friendly staff on (08) 8267 3255 or simply book online.

(Fitness Level Definitions)

Junior Keeper

Spend half a day assisting the Children’s Zoo keeper feeding the adorable Children Zoo animals and a treasured chance to care for bilbies,...

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VIP Panda

Adelaide Zoo proudly cares for Australia’s only Giant Pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni, and with VIP Panda you...

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Keeper for a Day

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a zoo keeper? This is a unique opportunity to work interactively with...

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Panda and Friends

Tour the Bamboo Forest before the zoo opens, see the Red Pandas enjoy their breakfast and watch Australia’s only...

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Meet the Primates

Discover the secret world of Adelaide Zoo’s intriguing and entertaining primates as they go about their morning routine.

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Hippo Interactive

Come behind the scenes to meet Brutus our iconic and amazing Nile hippo.

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Big Cat Interactive

You will never get closer than this to some of the world’s ultimate predators. A unique opportunity to hand...

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Bear at Breakfast

Meet Adelaide’s only sun bear and assist the keepers to prepare and place his morning feed. You may also...

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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.

Later this year, you'll be able to take the walk of the brave and emerge within clawing range of Monarto's lions… https://t.co/23NyApG1O5

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