Australia Zoo is one of the few places in the world where you can get this close to these unique and largely misunderstood amazing animals. Get up close and personal to our softly coated Darling Devils, and you will see that these gorgeous native devils are really more like angels.
You'll fall in love with our Darling Devils!
Timing and Days
- One Darling Devils encounter is held daily.
- Encounter runs from 2:15pm - 2:25pm. Participants meet at the Information Desk 10 minutes prior to encounter.
Price and Guest Limit
- $80 per person (does not include admission). Admission can be paid on arrival at the Zoo.
- Minimum age 8 years.
- Maximum 2 people per encounter.
- Please enquire how families of up to 4 people can participate.
- Bookings can be made at the Information Desk by 1:30pm on the day for encounter time or can be made in advance by calling (07) 5436 2002 or by email via our contact form.
- Includes one Australia Zoo gift per person.
- Participants must wear enclosed shoes and remove jewellery prior to encounter.
Terms and Conditions
- Tasmanian Devil encounters are only available to participants 8 years and above. All children must be accompanied to the enclosure by a supervising adult.
- All participants must agree to follow instructions given by the handlers.
- Participants may be asked to exit the enclosure at the handlers' discretion at any time.
- Please ensure that you wash your hands both before and after the encounter.
- No personal items are permitted into the enclosure during the experience, with the exception of cameras.
- Participants are required to wear enclosed footwear and remove jewellery prior to the encounter.
- Australia Zoo does not take responsibility for any injuries that are received during the experience. First Aid will be called if required.
- An Australia Zoo photographer will be present during the encounter to capture the action. Photos will be available for viewing and purchase from the Fujifilm photography lab 30 minutes after the encounter has taken place. Price includes one Australia Zoo gift per person.
Animal Encounter Enquiry Form
We need your name, email address, which Encounter you're interested in, and anything else you can tell us about your trip to Australia Zoo! If you know what day you're coming, and your preferred Encounter is available, we'll contact you to confirm the booking, or we can give you details of alternative available Encounters.