Visit VIVID's wildest new precinct at Taronga Zoo Buy Tickets Now
Taronga Dinner 2016 - Vanishing Species Masquerade Ball Find Out More
Enter for your chance to be on the exclusive guest list for our 100th birthday party! Enter the Ballot
Visit Taronga Zoo for $1 on your birthday in 2016! Find Out More
Share your memories for a chance to win! Share Now
Penguin encounter

Get up close to an animal

An animal encounter at Taronga Zoo is a truly memorable experience. A souvenir photo of you and the animal is included in the price.
Reptile Encounter $24.95 12pm
Giraffe Encounter
$24.95 1.45pm to 2.15pm
Penguin Encounter* $49.95 2pm
Owl Encounter $24.95 12.30pm

*Only limited spaces available and must be over 12 years.


Book your encounter on arrival at Taronga Zoo at Ticketing, the Zoo Shop or Animal Encounters.

Encounters are subject to daily availability.

Keeper for a Day

Keeper for a Day
Truly a day to remember for any animal lover! Keeper for a Day is an amazing experience that takes you behind the scenes into the daily lives of our keepers and gives you a once in a lifetime opportunity to get really close to some of Taronga Zoo’s most popular animals.