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Times: 10:30am

Price: $39.00

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Crikey! At Australia Zoo we can't control our excitement to be able to introduce you to Wattle our beautiful wombat joey. She's pretty excited to meet you too and has promised to be on her best behaviour, which for Wattle means she will "try" not to eat your shoelaces!

This experience is available Daily at 10.30am but only for a very limited time. She won't stay small for long so book in now to get your very own cuddle.



Timing and Days

One Waddle with Wattle encounter is held daily.
Encounters run from 10.30am - 10.45am.

Price and Guest Limit

$39.00 per person (does not include admission). Admission can be paid on arrival at the Zoo.
Minimum age 6 years.
Maximum 4 people per encounter.


Bookings can be made in advance online or by calling 07 5436 2002. You can also book on the day (subject to availability) at the Information & Tour Desk by the latest 10.00am.


Includes one Australia Zoo gift per person.
Participants must wear enclosed shoes and have good mobility.


Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions
1. The encounter is available to guests aged 6 years and over. Children aged 6-8 must be accompanied by a paying, participating adult. An adult must accompany all children to the enclosure.
2. Enclosed, suitable footwear must be worn.
3. Guests must check in at the Information Desk no later than 10:00am.
4. No personal items are to be taken into the enclosures with the exception of a camera. An Australia Zoo photographer will be present to capture the action. Photos are available to purchase at the Fuji Photo Lab. Included with this encounter is a Australia Zoo Photo Gift per ticket
5. Wheelchair bound guests may be able to participate in this encounter. To enquire about booking please contact the Australia Zoo Information Desk via email ( or 07 5436 2002.

General Animal Encounter Terms and Conditions
1. Entry is not included; guests must have a valid Zoo entry to participate in any encounters.
2. If you do not show or are late to the experience the fee will NOT be refunded.
3. Cancellation within 48 hours will result in forfeiture of 50% of the full fee.
4. Suitable footwear must be worn during the encounter.
5. All participants must follow all instructions given by the handlers.
6. Participants must have good mobility, be able to sit or lie on the ground.
7. Each guest must be able to understand English or have a paying participating interpreter with them.
8. Please ensure that your hands are clean prior to commencement of experience.
9. Participants may be asked to cease the encounter at any time for whatever reason at the handler's discretion
10. Australia Zoo reserves the right to refuse any person to participate for safety or other reasons.
11. All interaction will be instigated by the animals.
12. Guests must be aware they may be filmed during experiences for media purposes, please see Indemnity & Release information provided.
13. Australia Zoo does not take any responsibility for any injuries that are received. First Aid will be called if required.
14. All encounters are subject to change without notice



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