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Australia Zoo Education Program Australia Zoo animal encounters Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors

Times: 3:30pm

Price: $139.00 per person

Book This Encounter

Imagine getting right up close to the largest land animal in the world. Crikey!

Here at Australia Zoo you and your family and friends can personally meet our gorgeous Sumatran Elephants! You will certainly appreciate the size of these awesome animals as you go right into their home and are introduced to Megawati, Raflesia, Widya and Christina.

We will share with you amazing facts about our gorgeous girls, plus a professional photographer will capture this very special moment, and you will receive a photo to remember this once in a lifetime experience!

Our Elephants will go on display from Easter 2020!!

Timing and Days

  • Available Wednesday's through to Sunday's only.
  • Encounters run from 3:30pm - 4:00pm.

Price and Guest Limit

  • $139.00 per person (does not include admission). Admission can be paid on arrival at the Zoo.
  • Minimum age 8 years. All children 8-14yrs must be accompanied by a paying, participating adult.
  • Maximum of 5 people per encounter.


  • Bookings can be made at the Information Desk by 3:00pm on the day of the encounter or can be made in advance by calling (07) 5436 2002 or using our online booking form.


  • Includes one 6"x8"print.
  • 10% discount voucher to use in our Elephantasia shop.

Terms and Conditions

Elephant Encounter Terms & Conditions:

1.     Available to participants who are 8 years of age and above only. 5 people maximum per encounter.

2.     Children 8-14yrs must be accompanied to the encounter by a paying, participating adult.  Guests must have a valid Zoo entry ticket.

3.     Please alert staff if you have any serious allergies.

4.     Participants must have reasonable motor skills, and be able to walk over uneven terrain.

5.     No personal items or food are permitted on the encounter.

6.     Guests must check in at the Information Desk no later than 3pm. 

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 are late or do not attend at the prescribed encounter time the fee will not be refunded
3. Cancellation within 48 hours will result in forfeiture of 50% of the full fee.
4. Enclosed, suitable footwear must be worn during the encounter.
5. All participants must follow all instructions given by the handlers.
6. Participants must have reasonable motor skills.
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. Any animal interactions will be facilitated at the discretion of the animal handlers
10. Participants may be asked to cease the encounter at any time for whatever reason at the handler's discretion
11. Australia Zoo reserves the right to refuse any person to participate for safety or other reasons.
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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