Please note, Adelaide Zoo will be closed on Sunday, 19 November 2017 to the general public (including members) until 2pm while we host a special event. We apologise for any inconvenience caused as a result of this partial closure.
Brief Animal Encounter
Join the keeper in entering the home of our Australian parrots, including Palm Cockatoos and Red-Tail Black Cockatoos to name just a few. You’ll enjoy getting to know the unique personalities of our cockies whilst learning more about the species and providing them some of their daily treats.
Cockatoo encounters run for approximately 15 minutes and include a professionally produced photograph of the experience.
Not suitable for those with nut allergies as peanuts are used during the encounter Please note that all animal experiences require enclosed footwear. Buy a gift voucher
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You will be required to enter the specific details of each person undertaking the experience. Matching Photo ID will be required to be presented on the day of experience.
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.