Behind the Scenes Tours
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Boileau Behind the Scenes Tours
Would you like to feel the breath of one of the world's biggest animal predators on your neck, or see first-hand the intelligence in one of our closest evolutionary relatives?
Join us for an exciting behind-the-scenes encounter at Adelaide Zoo and experience a close and personal look at our animals, zookeepers and off-limit areas.
Go behind the scenes with a Giant Panda Keeper and experience an unique opportunity to enter the Giant Panda headquarters to view Wang Wang & Funi.Learn about the bamboo grown especially for the Pandas, how it is prepared and how much is required.
Panda & Friends
Experience the Panda Forest before the zoo opens to the general public. Meet the Red Pandas and see the Keeper provide their morning feed before moving to the Giant Panda viewing area to see Wang Wang & Funi being released to their day exhibit.
Meet the Primates
Discover the secret world of the intriguing and entertaining primates at Adelaide Zoo. Assist the Keepers in providing daily treats and enrichment activities and releasing them from their night quarters.
You will learn about some of these critically endangered species and how you can assist in conservation programs.
Big Cat Interactive
You will never get closer than this to some of the world's ultimate predators. The Big Cat Interactive experience varies daily and often includes feeding the Lions or close encounters with Sumatran Tigers and other zoo carnivores.
Bears at Breakfast
Visit the Sun Bear in his night quarters and assist the Keeper feed him breakfast! You will learn first hand about their plight in the wild before heading off to provide breakfast to the hungry Oriental Small-clawed Otters.
Keeper for a Day
Spend a full day getting a taste of what a day in the life of Zookeeper is really like! You will meet and work with some of the many zoo animals throughout the day, waking the up in the morning and putting them to bed in the afternoon – you will never be this up close and personal!
Come behind the scenes to meet Susie and Brutus, our enormous Nile Hippo pair. Assist the Keeper with their daily mouth check and feed them some Hippo snacks. You will also meet some of our many other zoo friends.
Spend half a day assisting the Children's Zoo Keeper with daily feeding requirements of the Children Zoo animals. Duties often include caring for Koalas, Bilbies, Reptiles, Goats, Rabbits & birds of prey - a fantastic way for the kids to experience a range of animals up close and personal. An encounter they will treasure for a lifetime!