Zoo Keeper for a Day

Zoo Keeper for a Day

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School’s out and the real fun is just beginning at Australia Zoo!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a zoo keeper? If you’d like to know how we prepare the delicious diets for our amazing animals or what types of enrichment we make for them to enjoy and interact with – the Zoo Keeper for a Day program may be one for you!

Meet some of these beautiful animals up close and go behind-the-scenes at Australia Zoo to see the real side of zoo keeping. The Zoo Keeper for a Day program offers action-packed adventure every school holidays with a variety of programs on offer. We’ve even extended our programs so our interstate zoo keepers have the chance to be a part of the fun and excitement too!

Every season is different and so are our Zoo Keeper for a Day programs, so we’ll change the animals and activities during the year to keep it exciting! You could be lucky enough to help out with the rhino, giraffe or binturong – or meet some Zoo Keeper for a Day favourites like the friendly Aldabra land tortoises!

After a busy morning getting up close with wildlife, budding zoo keepers can enjoy a specially provided lunch while they watch the jaw-snapping action of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors show in the world-famous Crocoseum.

With so many exciting and interactive programs to choose from, including custom programs for the whole family, children of all ages can join in the fun of being a Zoo Keeper for a Day.  Stay tuned for all the upcoming as wild as life gets fun and adventure with our newest and best Zoo Keeper for a Day programs.

Check out some of the past activities for an idea of what to expect. You can also check out the programs here to see which one is right for you!

Program price includes participant entry to Australia Zoo for program duration only. If you would like to continue the fun in the zoo after the program, please refer to general admission ticket prices.

Khaki Explorer Program (Age 4 – 6)

$69 per person

It’s a fun-filled, zoo keeping adventure like no other! Have an exciting time exploring our beautiful zoo and getting up close with some amazing wildlife.

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Khaki Discovery Program (Age 7 – 11)

$99 per person

Join us these school holidays for an action-packed day getting hands-on with the amazing wildlife and experiencing what it’s like to be a zoo keeper.

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Khaki Extreme Program (Age 12 – 16)

$99 per person

Go wild with an extreme zoo keeping experience! See first-hand what’s involved in looking after the amazing array of wildlife that call Australia Zoo home.

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Khaki Extreme Reptiles Program (Age 12 – 16)

$99 per person

If you love your reptiles, then this is the program for you! Offering a fun-filled day of exploration and excitement, focusing on all things reptilian.

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Khaki Sensory Program (Special Needs Aged 7+)

$69 per person

This has been specifically designed for those who, due to specific health or medical requirements, may not be able to participate in our other programs.

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Khaki Custom Program

From $499 for up to 4 people

Ever wanted to have your own private Zoo Keeper experience with friends or family? Well, things just got a whole lot wilder here at Australia Zoo!

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