National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet and feed our red panda in a memorable encounter


Currently Not Available For New Bookings – Guests With Vouchers Will Be Contacted Via Email


Be taken by a Keeper inside the enclosure, where you will personally meet and hand feed this reclusive cutie!Β  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.

Red Panda Encounter
Days Currently Unavailable
Time 8:45am
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 12 years
Length 15 minutes
Cost $125 per person. 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 Currently Not Available For New Bookings
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Learn more about our red pandas

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Learn more about our red pandas

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“Poaching and habitat loss have left only 10,000 wild adult red pandas remaining in the world.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

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