Go behind the scenes with a keeper and your own exclusive group and meet some of the characters of the animals and learn about their lives at Hamilton Zoo.
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Encounter fee is
For a group of five people or less.
Additional people $25 per person.
Gift vouchers are available.
Zoo admission is required to enter the Zoo.
Only available for a limited time (June-Mid October) so get in quick.
You'll enter their enclosure with a keeper and meet our gorgeous red panda up close.
Take a seat inside the lemur enclosure where they will join you and pluck grapes right from your hand!
A keeper from our primate team will tell you all about their lives at the Zoo and their species in the wild where they're critically endangered.
Enter our rhino boma and meet these magnificent, massive animals up close. Find out about their lives at the Zoo and the issues they face in the wild from the keepers who care for them.
Join a keeper at the impressive Siamang enclosure and go behind the scenes with the largest of the Gibbon family.
Siamangs are intelligent and full of personality and you'll love meeting Itam or Kashi up close.