Adelaide Zoo
Cockatoo being fed a peanut at Adelaide Zoo
Pelicans at Adelaide Zoo

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a zoo keeper?

Spend the day assisting our dedicated keeping staff as they show you what it takes to look after some amazing animals.

From preparing the animals’ feed, cleaning habitats and visiting off-limits areas, during the ‘Keeper for a Day’ experience you get to experience life as a zoo keeper.

Every day is different at Adelaide Zoo so you never can tell which incredible animals you’ll get up close to as part of the tour. From giraffes and maned wolves to penguins, reptiles and meerkats, there are many pawesome animals you’ll meet as part of this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Please note the minimum age for this experience is 16 years.

Highlights of this experience

  • Experience life as a zoo keeper
  • Prepare the animals’ nutritious meals
  • Get access to behind-the-scenes areas and habitats

Get involved in feeding the animals, preparing exhibits and much more, during this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for all animal lovers.

How your ticket helps our conservation efforts

By purchasing a ticket to Keeper for a Day at Adelaide Zoo, you are not only supporting the incredible species in our care, you’re also helping us raise awareness and valuable funds to safeguard their wild cousins. Part of the income generated from our Animal Experiences contributes to the work Zoos SA does in support of a wide number of conservation programs both within and beyond our gates.

Want to get involved? You can help!

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