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Does your child -

Love animals? Want to know more about being a zookeeper? Want to help care for the animals at the zoo?

Then the Junior Zookeeper Club (School Years 3 to 6) and (Years 7-10) is for them!
These programs are designed for those keenly interested in animals and learning how zoos operate. Its also a great stepping stone for kids wanting to pursue an animal related profession.

Junior Zookeeper Club membership entitles you to attend weekend programs that include feeding animals, behind the scenes tours and helping care for the animals through food preparation, cleaning, creating enrichment and learning about conservation and animal health.

Sessions occur almost every month on a weekend for 3 hours either in the morning - 9am to 12pm OR in the afternoon - 1pm to 4pm.
For a full list of dates for 2015, see the link at the bottom of the page.

The cost for NEW members for the 2015 programme is $435.00.

Bookings are now open. Click here.

For more information please contact our Education Department -


Something NEW at the Zoo!

Curious about what it takes to work at a zoo? Then try Keeper For A Day. These 'stand alone' sessions are incorporated into our JZK program and include activities such as making enrichment (toys) for the animals, learning what it takes to care for zoo animals and conservation issues. Each date will focus on different animals. You can come to one session or more! Cost is $70 per session.

Sessions run on Saturdays and Sundays for 3 hours either in the morning - 9am to 12pm OR in the afternoon - 1pm to 4pm .

The Scheduled dates for the first half of 2015 are:

For Primary School children in Years 3-6 - March 14th and 15th. May 9th and 10th. June 13th and 14th.

For High School children in Years 7-10 - March 21st and 22nd. May 16th and 17th. June 20th and 21st.

Bookings for these 2015 sessions are now open - Or buy a Gift Voucher! Click here

Check out these Zoocation & Junior Zookeeper Club Photos...

...and feel free to contact us if you'd like more info.

JZK Member Information:

Primary School Dates 2015

Primary School Alpaca 2015

High School Dates 2015