National Zoo & Aquarium

Meet a sun bear in a memorable encounter

Be accompanied by a Keeper to the enclosure of a Sun Bear and meet and feed this amazing animal! 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.

Sun Bear Encounter
Days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Time 1:30pm
Maximum People 2 people
Minimum Age 6 years (must be accompanied by a paying adult if under the age of 16)
Length 15 minutes
Adult Cost $40 per person Weekday or $60 weekend and public holidays. Zoo entry not included*
Child Cost $25 per person Weekday or $35 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

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

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