National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet a cheetah in a memorable encounter

Canberra’s National Zoo & Aquarium offers one of the most amazing animal experiences in Australia – the opportunity to have hands-on contact, pat and play with one of these amazing cats.

During your Meet-A-Cheetah experience, you will be in the same enclosure as the unrestrained cheetahs. At all times an experienced Zoo Keeper will be with you to answer your questions and guide you as you interact with these incredible animals. A maximum of 2 people go into the cheetah enclosure with the Keeper per session, and sessions last for approximately 10 minutes.

Meet a Cheetah
Days Everyday
Time Starting from 11:15am and 2:00pm
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 15 years
Length 10 minutes
Cost $160pp Mon–Fri $185 weekend and public holidays
Zoo Entry Fee Free
Booking Book an encounter today
Restrictions Please see Things You Need To Know
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“The cheetah is the world’s fastest land animal. They can run up to 110km an hour!”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

Open every day from 9:30am to 5:00pm

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