National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet and feed ruby & rocco in a memorable encounter

Go inside the aviary and meet our beautiful Barking Owl siblings, Rocco and Ruby close up. Feed and pat them, and have them fly to you and land on your outstretched arm! Zoo entry not included* 


Owl Encounter
Days Daily
Time 2:45pm
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 12 years
Length 15 minutes
Cost $55 per person or $90 for 2. 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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“Barking Owls get their name from the signature dog-like bark they make.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

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