National Zoo & Aquarium

Come face to face with creatures both great and small

This interactive tour is designed with younger children in mind, and for mums and dads to enjoy with their kids! Join this fun family adventure that is sure to thrill both young and old!

Experience the rush of looking a big cat in the eye. Meet and feed one of our bears, and play with our gorgeous fallow deer.  Enjoy watching the antics of the monkeys, challenge yourself to hold or touch a snake and make friends with our cute and cuddly natives. 

The Family Tour encompasses the best of the zoo in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Participants go behind the scenes to meet and feed some of the zoo’s favourite animals. See you at the zoo!

Family tour
Days Thursday to Sunday
Time 3:45pm
Maximum People 12 people
Minimum Age 4 years
Length 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost $85 per person Mon/Fri or $120 per person Sat/Sun & Public Holidays
Zoo Entry Fee Free
Booking Book an encounter today
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“The family tour was brilliant. The staff were very accommodating of myself and my son and worked hard to make the tour as interactive as possible.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

We will be open from the 30th of May 9.30am until 5.00pm

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