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If you are visiting the Zoo in a group of 10 or more, you may qualify for our
SPECIAL GROUP RATES on General Entry prices.
(No guide)

Prior Bookings are essential. (Note: Payment is not required at the time of booking, but is payable prior to or on arrival, when your final numbers are confirmed)
To see prices and to make a booking, Click Here


Private Tours are available for most types of groups; government, sporting, social and club groups, and schools. (For further information on School Tours- Please visit our Education page.
For Safari Birthday Tours, see below)

A one hour Private Group Tour includes;

Admission to the zoo for the whole day.
Hand feeds of animals such as tigers, white lions and giraffes
Meeting various reptiles
Going behind the scenes

These unique tours are open to all ages and are adaptable to your specific needs or interests. Please view Terms & Conditions prior to making a booking, as there are minimum age for animal interactions, and Indemnity Form requirements. Please note that Tours go ahead in all weather conditions (with the exception of extreme weather) so dress accordingly.

For general enquiries, or to make changes to a current booking, please phone (02) 6287 8487, or email sallybradley@nationalzoo.com.au

Group Pricing and Supervision Ratios   Make a Booking / Check Availability

Terms and Conditions

Safari Tour
Safari Birthday Tours


Have a Wild Safari at the Zoo!

Safari Birthday Tours are suitable for children turning 6 and older. Held on weekends with a duration of approximately 1 and 1/2 hours, they include lots of animal interactions for the children. Your own private Guide will meet you at Reception and then take your group on a Safari Tour around the Zoo! All the Kids get to meet and feed some of our amazing animals, such as the Giraffe, the Emus and maybe some friendly reptiles.The Birthday child gets a special treat - feeding a Lion or Tiger!! Adults in your group can choose to accompany the children and watch the action.

As the Tour price includes all day entry to the Zoo for everyone - why not either stay later or come earlier, and make use of our BBQ and picnic facilities for a celebration lunch or even afternoon tea* Children also receive Zoo Activity Bags after the tour for some at home fun! See the links below for Printable Invitations and Indemnity Forms (permission forms) that should be sent out with your invites.

Prices start at $375 for up to 10 children with 2 adults free of charge. Up to 5 extra children are $20.00 pp and extra adults are $33.50.
Bookings are essential. CLICK HERE to Check Availability or TO MAKE A BOOKING

Due to popularity, bookings should be made 3 to 4 weeks in advance to save disapointment.
*Please note that food is not included. For the safety of our animals, no balloons or streamers are allowed. Please note also that Tours go ahead in all weather conditions (with the exception of extreme weather) so please dress the children accordingly.

For further details, contact Sally by email or phone 02 6287 8400.

paw print Indemnity form: Safari Birthday Tour

paw print Printable Invitations

Gift Vouchers are available and our valid for 12 months.
Purchase Gift Vouchers online and print them out or email them to the recipient. Click here to Buy a Gift Voucher Online.

To redeem one of these NEW National Zoo Online Vouchers Click Here


The National Zoo and Aquarium offers a variety of unique experiences. We aim to give everyone access to these opportunities.
If your group has limited mobility we can arrange a tour with reduced walking and bring some animals to your group.
For other special needs, contact our Education Supervisor to design an experience appropriate for your group.

To check prices and make a Group Booking Click Here

The Zoo can arrange a tour designed to your specific needs.
Whether it be reduced walking, or around a particular topic,
the zoo can cater to your requirements. Contact our Education Supervisor

To check prices and make a Group Booking Click Here

Difficult to get your group to the Zoo? Then we can come to you.
Along with a slide presentation of the animals at the zoo, a Guide will introduce
your group members to a variety of reptiles which they may hold or touch.
Contact the Zoo directly to book this distinctive experience.