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 Asta the Tigon

HANDFEED LIONS, TIGERS, BEARS, GIRAFFES & MORE!

Have a 110kg Sumatran tiger leap up on the fence and take a
piece of meat from your hand.
Have a lion roar only inches from your face.
Watch otters display their amazing underwater skills in a
feeding frenzy.
Meet our Brown Bears and have one of these giant
creatures lick honey from your hands.
Come face to face with our friendly Giraffe and feel their warm tongue as you hand feed them
Feel the amazing texture of a python's skin as one creeps over you.

 

 

The award winning Zooventure Tour is one of the most hands-on zoo experiences available in Australia, and possibly the world. If you're an animal lover looking for the thrill of a lifetime, then a ZooVenture tour at the National Zoo & Aquarium in Canberra is just the thing. The Zooventure is a 2 hour behind the scenes guided tour that offers participants the opportunity to feed a variety of amazing animals, and experience a bounty of rare and close-up encounters.View the video using Media Player

Animals that are usually included are: Tigers, Lions, Cougars, Giraffes, Eland, Brown Bears, Otters, Dingoes and Snakes  

  COST:
This amazing tour is only $120.00 per person on weekdays and $145.00 on weekends and public holidays
Participants do not have to pay extra for Zoo entry on the day of their Tour, so have all day access to the Zoo and its facilities.
Come earlier and see the rest of the Zoo!

Discounts apply for online bookings of 2 or more. For Bookings - please see below.

  RESTRICTIONS:

You must be a minimum of 12 years old. (If you have children under this age, please see below for details on our FAMILY TOUR)
*Please note. Children 15 years or under are required to be accompanied by a paying adult on the Tour. This is a 2 hour walking tour, so participants need good mobility. Zooventure is a private tour that goes into areas of the Zoo where there is no public access, so please be aware that any accompanying family or friends may not follow the tour. Any other Questions?
Click here for FAQ

Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully before you make a booking for any of our tours or encounters.

 Terms and Conditions

  
  BOOKINGS:
Tours run from 3.30pm to 5.30pm everyday, and bookings are essential. CLICK HERE to check availabilty or TO MAKE A BOOKING Discounts apply for online bookings of 2 or more.

Gift Vouchers GIFT VOUCHERS: Gift Vouchers are available and are valid for 12 months.

Purchase Gift Vouchers online and print them out or have them emailed directly to the recipient. Click here to Buy a Gift Voucher Online.

To REDEEM National Zoo Online Vouchers Click Here

They can also be purchased in person at the Zoo, or over the phone (allow 5 - 7 working days for postage)
To REDEEM one of these vouchers Click Here

*Note: If your Voucher begins with a "D" or "S", please phone the Zoo to make your booking

If you have purchased a Red Balloon Gift Voucher, please follow the redemption instructions on your voucher.


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Similar to the popular Zooventure , this interactive tour is designed with younger children in mind, and for mums and dads to enjoy with their kids! Come face to face with creatures both great and small. Join this fun family adventure that is sure to thrill both young and old!

Feel the warm breath of a giraffe on your face, experience the rush of looking a big cat in the eye.
Enjoy the antics of the otters and monkeys, challenge yourself to hold or touch a snake, make friends with dingo's, kangaroos and emus.

The family tour encompasses the best of the zoo in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Participants will go behind the scenes to meet and feed some of the zoos favourite animals. See you at the zoo!

 COST:
The Family Tour is just $85.00 per person on weekdays and $100.00 on weekends. Discounts apply for online bookings of 2 or more. Participants need not pay for Zoo entry on the day of their Tour, so have all day access to the Zoo and its facilities. Come earlier and see the rest of the Zoo!

RESTRICTIONS:
Children must be a minimum of 4 years old to participate. (If you have other children under this age, exceptions may made for accompaning siblings on the tour. Please contact the zoo for terms and conditions prior to making a booking) *Please note. Children 15 years or under are required to be accompanied by a paying adult on the Tour


Please read the terms and conditions carefully before making a booking for any of our interactive tours and encounters.

 Terms and Conditions

 BOOKINGS:
Are essential. Tours run from 4.00pm to 5.30pm Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
(Note - Tours run with prior bookings only, minimum 5 days in advance online - please contact the Zoo if your required date is less than this, as we may be able to add you to a tour already scheduled)


CLICK HERE to check availability or to MAKE A BOOKING


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

To REDEEM National Zoo Online Vouchers Click Here

They can also be purchased in person at the Zoo, or over the phone (allow 5 - 7 working days for postage)
To REDEEM one of these vouchers Click Here

*Note: If your Voucher begins with a "D" or "S", please phone the Zoo to make your booking

If you have purchased a Red Balloon Gift Voucher, please follow the redemption instructions on your voucher.