Book in with us to hand feed and pat Zambeze, one of our handsome Zebra. He is the newest addition to the bachelor group at Australia Zoo since moving here in April 2012 from the National Zoo in Canberra to retire.
Timing and Days
- One Zebra encounter is held daily.
- Encounters run from 1.00pm -1.20pm. Participants must meet at the Information and Tour Desk 15 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 is 12years. Children aged 12 - 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
- Maximum of 3 people per encounter.
- Bookings can be made at the Information & Tour Desk by 12.30pm on the day of the encounter or can be made in advance by calling (07) 5436 2002 or emailing via our contact form.
- Includes one Australia Zoo gift per person.
Terms and Conditions
- Zebra Encounters are only available to participants who are 12 years of age and above. Children 12-14yrs must be accompanied by a paying adult.
- Sensible footwear must be worn during the encounter.
- All participants must agree to follow instructions given by the handlers at all times.
- Participants may be asked to cease the encounter at any time for whatever reason at the handler's discretion.
- Please ensure that your hands are clean prior to the encounter.
- No personal items or food are permitted during the encounter with the exception of cameras.
- Australia Zoo does not take any responsibility for any injuries that are received. 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.
- The Zebra Encounter may be cancelled if weather is bad and a refund given.
- All encounters are subject to change without prior notice.
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.