National Zoo & Aquarium

Hand feed a lion, tiger, bear and more

One of the most interactive animal tours available in Australia. Meet and feed one of our beautiful bears. Get up close with and learn about some of the zoos most endangered big cats. Watch our friendly otters play. Experience the zoos brand new African plains area and appreciate the true size of the magnificent animals that live here. Feel the amazing texture of a python’s skin as one creeps over you.

Animals that are usually included are; big cats, bears, giraffe or eland, dingoes, rhinos and a snake*

*While every attempt is made to include these animals on a tour we cannot guarantee it, or the outcome/level of interaction, due to unforeseen circumstances (eg animals off display due to veterinary matter or enclosure maintenance) or the behaviour of the animals.

Zooventure tour
Days Every Day
Time 3:15pm
Maximum People 11 people
Minimum Age 12 years
Length 2 hours
Cost $125 pp Mon/Fri or $140 Sat/Sun & Public Holidays
Zoo Entry Fee Free
Booking Book your tour today
Restrictions Please see Things You Need To Know
Questions? Please see our FAQs
“This was an incredible experience with a fabulous tour guide! Got to feed several animals and learned lots. Highly recommend.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

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