OUR ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS ARE UNDER DEVELOPMENT.
We are currently redesigning our Hamilton Zoo Face2Face encounters and will have news later in 2021 (No set date at this stage).
At this time we are unable to offer and deliver Face2Face encounters (walk-in, exclusive or premium).
We appreciate your patience, as we know how much you all love connecting with our animals in this way. When we have a return date for encounters we will announce this on our website and social media platforms.
Encounter fee is
For a group of five people or less.
Additional people $25 per person.
Gift vouchers are available.
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.
Macaw and Agouti
A unique experience with the Macaws and Agouti. A keeper will take you into the shared home in the Parrot Court where you'll meet the cheeky, curious agouti and the beautiful, intelligent macaws.
SORRY, RED PANDA ENCOUNTERS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE DURING WINTER MONTHS (June - early Oct).
You'll enter their enclosure with a keeper and meet our gorgeous red panda up close.
(Due to the current measles outbreak, to protect the health of our primates, our lemur encounters are currently on hold).
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.
(Due to the current measles outbreak, to protect the health of our primates, our siamang encounters are currently on hold).
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.