Care to relax on the grass while hand-feeding some hungry wombats, or strut your stuff with the rebels of Aussie wildlife? You can take a walk on the wild side with one of our majestic tigers, enjoy some dingo kisses, hand-feed a giant tortoise and MUCH more! Where else in the world can you experience so much hands-on wildlife action in one day?
Australia Zoo is right at the forefront of wildlife conservation for a reason - we're on a mission to make you fall in love with our amazing animals!
Bookings can be made at the Information & Tour Desk on the day of the Encounter and online
What type of Animal Encounter are YOU interested in?
Get up close and personal with our giant giraffes!
Come and take a ride on one of these gorgeous animals
Imagine being able to pat and feed a handsome Zebra!
Go behind the scenes like never before!
Come and have a photo with our Cheeky Cheetah
Pat and feed our Rascally Red Panda boys! What a ripper!
Spend some quality time with a Cheeky Cheetah.
Crikey! Australia's favourite icon is waiting for a cuddle.
Come and meet one of the strangest animals on Earth
Lookout! Mischevious Lemurs about!
Check out the new state-of-the-art Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital
Get face-to-face with a two tonne Rhino in a rare Ripper Rhino Encounter!
Take a morning walk with our drop-dead gorgeous tigers!
The only zoo in the world where you can get close to a Komodo Dragon!
What an awesome encounter with Australia's native dog
With our gorgeous Sumatran or Bengal Tigers
Get up close and personal with these grand creatures!
Get closer than ever to this amazing native mammal
An interactive experience with one of Australia's native icons!
Have a very special experience with a possum
They would love you to join them on their next Zoo adventure!
Give them a brush, a feed and lots of love and affection!
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.