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 Savannah area. Zoo entry not included*

 

Due to other precautions, there are no mask or vaccination requirements for participants on this tour or encounter. However, guides will wear masks when appropriate and guests are welcome to wear one.

Giraffe Encounter
Days Daily except Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time 1:45pm
Maximum People 4 people
Minimum Age 6 years (must be accompanied by a paying adult if under the age of 16)
Length 15 minutes
Adult Cost $55 per person weekday or $75 weekend and public holidays. Zoo entry not included*
Child Cost $30 per person weekday or $40 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.
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“Giraffes only spend between ten minutes and two hours asleep per day.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

We are open every day except Christmas day 9.30am until 5.00pm

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