Meerkat Encounter

Meerkat Encounter

Meet our mischievous mob of meerkats – immerse yourself with one of Taronga’s friendliest families and delight as these curious animals get to know you.

  • Cost: $59.95 per person
  • Time: 11.45am to 12.05pm on Wednesday, Friday, Saturdays and Sundays
  • Limited numbers - 4 per day. Arrive early to secure your ticket (smaller groups may be paired with another person or group)
  • The minimum age for participants is 8. Children between the ages of 8 and 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Tickets available from 9am on the day of the encounter from our Top Plaza Shop (Map Ref. 7L)
  • Photos are not permitted during this experience

Guests will be required to:

  • Wear flat closed-toed shoes
  • Be able to step over a 60 cm wall
  • Walk independently
  • Climb stairs independently
  • Sit still on a low-sitting boulder for up to 10-20 minutes

NOTE: guests must not have an allergy to nuts.

You can get up close to our mischievous Meerkat mob. Photo: Chris Wheeler
You can get up close to our mischievous Meerkat mob. Photo: Chris Wheeler

Cancellations

This encounter is subject to cancellation in extreme weather conditions and for animal welfare reasons. You can check the availability of this encounter in any of our Top Plaza Shop (Map Ref. 7L) on your arrival to Taronga Zoo Sydney.