National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet Solo and Zama

Meet our one-year-old, beautiful cheetah cub, Solo. A rare single-cub birth, Solo has been hand raised and lives with his best mate Zama, a cross Border Collie/Belgian Malinois.

Choose between 2 different encounters:

Meet Solo and Zama – Go inside the enclosure with a Keeper and meet and play with both Solo and Zama (morning or afternoon sessions available), or Solo and Zama walk – Accompany Solo and Zama on their daily morning walk with their keepers through the zoo’s pine forest with lots of opportunities for interactions.

Or meet a fully grown big cat in our daily Meet a Cheetah encounter

Please note – participants for this encounter must meet our terms & conditions. Read more

Meet Solo and Zama
Walk Days Everyday
Walk time 9.30 am
Walk duration 50 to 60 minutes
Maximum people per walk 4 people
Cost $240pp Mon–Fri $265 weekend and public holidays
Encounter Days Everyday
Encounter Time From 11.00 am
Encounter duration 15 minutes
Maximum People per encounter 2 people
Cost $175pp Mon–Fri $195 weekend and public holidays
Zoo Entry Fee Free
Minimum Age 15 years
Book Cub Encounter BOOK YOUR ENCOUNTER
Book Cub Walk BOOK YOUR WALK
Restrictions Please see Things You Need To Know
Questions? Please see our FAQs
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

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