Have a go at this! Australia Zoo is bursting at the seams with excitement as Zoo guests can now participate in an encounter with our gorgeous troop of Ring-tailed Lemurs!
The encounter will take you behind the scenes to meet our cheeky lemur boys! You will be able to get up close and personal with these guys and you may even get the chance to hand feed them! With our knowledgeable and friendly keeper’s right there to answer any questions, you will learn all about this playful species.
The encounter also includes a sneak peak at the future plans for our lemur troop and a glimpse at our Black and White Ruffed Lemurs!
Timing and Days
- One Lemur encounter is held daily.
- Encounters run from 1.00pm - 1.30pm.
Price and Guest Limit
- $80 per person (does not include admission). Admission can be paid on arrival at the Zoo.
- Minimum age 4 years. All children 4-14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
- Maximum of 4 people per encounter.
- The Lemurs are not currently on display so only paying participants may go on the tour.
- Bookings can be made in advance online or by calling 07 5436 2002. You can also bookin on the day (subject to availability) at the Information & Tour Desk by the latest 12.30pm.
- Includes one Australia Zoo gift per person.
Terms and Conditions
- Available only to participants who are 4 years of age and above.
- Children 4 -14yrs MUST be accompanied to the encounter by an adult.
- All participants must follow all instructions given by the handlers.
- Participants must have reasonable motor skills.
- Each guest must be able to understand English or have a paying interpreter with them.
- Suitable footwear must be worn during the encounter.
- Please ensure that your hands are clean prior to commencement of experience.
- All interaction will be instigated by the Lemurs.
- An Australia Zoo photographer will be present during the encounter to capture the action. Photos taken will be available for purchase from the Fuji Photography lab. (Includes one Australia Zoo gift per person)
- If you do not show or are late to the experience the fee will NOT be refunded.
- Upon paying admission, please go to the Information & Tour Desk no later than 12.00pm to check in.
- People with Cold and Flu symptoms may not be permitted on the encounter.
- Participants may be asked to cease the encounter at any time for whatever reason at the handler's discretion.
- The Zoo does not take any responsibility for any injuries that are received. First Aid will be called if needed.
- Guests must be aware they may be filmed during experiences for media purposes, please see Indemnity & Release attached.
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.