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Australia Zoo Education Programadopt an animal Australia Zoo animal encounters

Times: 1:00pm

Price: $80.00

Book This Encounter

Australia Zoo is proud to announce the arrival of our exclusive Zebra encounter. Not just a pony with a funky paint job, Zambezi our friendliest Zebra is ready to let you pat and feed him in this world first encounter.

Timing and Days

  • One Zebra encounter is held daily.
  • Encounters run from 1.00pm -1.20pm. 

Price and Guest Limit

  • $80 per person (does not include admission). Admission can be paid on arrival at the Zoo.
  • Minimum age is 8years. Children aged 8 - 14 years must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Maximum of 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 12.30pm.

Terms and Conditions


  • Available only to participants who are 8 years of age and above.
  • Children 8 -14yrs MUST be accompanied by a paying 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 flat 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 Zebras and interaction may vary each day.
  • 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 admissions, please go to the Information & Tour Desk no later than 12.00pm.
  • 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. 
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