Meerkat Encounter

Meerkat Encounter

Get up close to some curious creatures.

Meerkats scuttling across your lap? Yes please! Step inside the exhibit with our Keeper, and sit as the curious meerkats get up close and personal.

The Meerkat encounter is an additional cost. Buy your Zoo tickets online and save up to 20%. Book your Meerkat Encounter at the Ticketing Desk on arrival. Subject to availability.

Get up close to our curious meerkats
Get up close to our curious meerkats

Need to know


In the interest of  the health and safety of our guests, staff and animals, the Meerkat Encounter is postponed until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding. 


  • $79.00* per person (excludes Zoo admission)
  • Family group from 1-3 pax
  • When: 10:10am Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays 
  • Duration of the Meerkat Encounter will vary depending on the animals 
  • Must be 10 years old or older
  • Clothing requirements: covered shoulders, long pants and enclosed footwear
  • Places are limited - bookings essential. Visit the Ticketing Desk on the day of your visit. Subject to availability.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.