Personal Animal Encounters

Experience one-on-one personal encounters with some of our amazing animals. It’s a great photo or video opportunity for a lasting memory of your day at Billabong Zoo. 

Bookings can be made at the front desk, by telephone or via our online enquiry form.  

If you are booking online, please allow at least 48 hours, if possible, so that we have plenty of time to get back in contact with you to confirm availability.  A booking can only be confirmed once payment has been made.

Please call Billabong Zoo between 9am and 5pm to confirm your booking of an up-close encounter as numbers are limited.  Call us on 6585 1060.

Please note prices for Up-Close Encounters are in addition to the admission price. Enjoy your Encounters, they really are very special. 

Subject to change.

Call us now to book on 6585 1060 or email us.

Cheetahs

Cheetahs

The Cheetah Up-close animal Encounter includes being able to safely feed our two Cheetah brothers, Warrior and Vongani. The Encounter includes the ability to tong feed our two Cheetah brothers, Warrior and Vongani.
Koalas

Koalas

Pat a koala and get really close. Your Zoo Keeper will tell you all about these adorable Aussie icons, now sadly under threat as a vulnerable species.
Meerkats

Meerkats

The encounter includes a behind the scenes tour of the Meerkat enclosure. You will have the opportunity go into their enclosure and hand feed Taabu, Kito and Faraji.
Red Panda

Red Panda

Encounter includes getting up close and personal with our two Red Pandas, Rato and Tito. You will have the opportunity to hand feed our Red Pandas with their favourite food.
Snakes

Snakes

The encounter consists of a hold of one of our Non-Venomous Snakes, with the opportunity to ask our keepers some questions.  You have the opportunity to take a photo with your own camera.
Snow Leopards

Snow Leopards

Encounter includes a behind the scenes tour of the snow leopard dens. You will have the opportunity to tong feed our snow leopards through the safety of a fence.