National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet a giraffe in a memorable encounter

One of our experienced Keepers will take you behind the scenes to meet and feed our impressive Giraffes! Meet Shaba and Mzungu in our new Savannah area. Zoo entry not included*

Giraffe Encounter
Days Daily except Wednesdays & Thursdays
Time 1.45pm
Maximum People 4 people
Minimum Age 8 years - or if all 4 tickets purchased (2 adults/2 children) in a session - min. 6 yrs
Length 15 minutes
Cost $55pp Mon–Fri $70 weekend and public holidays. Zoo entry not included*
Zoo Entry Fee *Zoo entry is not included in the price and must be purchased at an additional fee to participate in the encounter.
Booking Book an encounter today
Restrictions Please see Things You Need To Know
Questions? Please see our FAQs
“Giraffes only spend between ten minutes and two hours asleep per day.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

Get Directions – View on Google Maps