Meerkat Encounter

Meerkat Encounter

Get up close to some curious creatures.

Meerkats scuttling across your lap? Yes please! Step inside the Meerkat habitat with a Zoo Keeper, and take a seat so that the curious residents can get a close look at you.

The Meerkat Encounter is an additional cost. Places are limited. We advise booking ahead to secure your place.

Need to know

  • Cost: $79 per person for Adults (16 years and up) and Children (10 to 15 years)
    • General Admission tickets to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo must be purchased separately
  • When: 10am daily
  • Family group from 1-3 pax
  • 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
  • Please note is temperature is predicted to reach 40 degrees or higher on the day of the encounter, it may be cancelled
  • Places are limited and bookings are essential, we recommend booking in advance to secure your place.
  • Same day bookings for a Meerkat encounter close at 9.30am
  • Face masks are required to be worn by participants throughout the encounter.
  • Please note this encounter is available at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo only.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

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