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Meerkat Encounter

Meet the Meerkats on this exciting encounter which takes visitors inside the Meerkat exhibit with the keeper.

The Meerkat Encounter is available Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:15am.

Cost: $59 per person in addition to Zoo admission

Participants must be 10 years or older and need to have covered in shoes and covered shoulders e.g. t-shirt to undertake the encounter. No singlets. 

Limited places available.

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Animal Encounters – Meet our animals

Animal Encounters – Meet our animals
Make your visit to the Zoo even more special with an up-close animal encounter. You can feed a carrot to a Giraffe, come face to face with the big cats and even go behind the scenes to see some of the Zoo's African animals!