National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet a sun bear in a memorable encounter

Be taken by a Keeper down into the den of a Sun Bear and meet and feed this amazing animal! Zoo entry not included*

Sun Bear Encounter
Days Daily
Time 1:30pm
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 10 years (must be accompanied by an adult on the encounter)
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.
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“Sun Bears have an excellent sense of smell and extremely long claws, exceeding 10cm in length.”
Scrivener Dam, Yarralumla, Canberra, ACT 2611

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

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