Junior Zoo Keeper for a Day


Get wild these holidays and experience a day in the life of a Zoo Keeper!


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A fun-filled day offering you a chance to get involved and behind the scenes at Billabong Zoo, and the day-to-day task of being a zoo keeper.

You will be assigned to one of our qualified Zoo Keepers, who will guide you around the park with a range of activities, engagement with the animals and education on habitats, dietary requirements and our enrichment program. 

At the end of the day, you will have your photo taken, holding one of our friendly snakes and a certificate of completion.

A delicious Zoo Keeper morning tea and lunch will be provided.

**Booking is essential, so be quick as there are only 12 places**


All Junior Zoo Keeper’s will receive:

  • Zoo Entry
  • Exclusive limited Billabong Zoo keeper cap.
  • Zoo keeper for a day activity program.
  • Lunch and morning tea will be provided.
  • Personal Photograph holding a snake.
  • Certificate of completion.


Details for the day:

Check-in: 9am

Check-out: 2.30pm for presentation of certificate, 3pm collection.

Ages: 8-12 years of age

Cost: $180pp 


What to bring:

  • Please wear comfortable enclosed flat shoes.
  • Please wear practical clothing that can get dirty, long sleeves and pants are preferred.
  • An exclusive limited Billabong Zoo keeper hat, will be provided at the beginning of the day.
  • Backpack and a water bottle.
  • Wet weather gear if raining.


For more information please call (02) 6585 1060 daily between 9am-5pm


Terms and conditions

  • Full payment of $180 is required at the time of booking.
  • Yearly pass holders may not use their cards in conjunction with this booking.
  • Zoo Keeper for a day bookings are non-refundable.
  • Billabong Zoo reserves the right to cancel anytime on short notice due to unforeseen circumstances. A refund will be provided. 
  • No show will forfeit entire booking cost with no refund applicable.
  • All credit card payments will incur a 1% surcharge.


Please note the following:

  • Max 12 children allowed in the program.
  • Zoo entry is included in the program.
  • Children must be aged between the age of 8-12 years old.
  • The Junior Zoo keeper for a Day Program is fully supervised by Qualified keepers or staff with morning tea, lunch and drink.
  • Lunch and morning tea will be provided. Special dietary needs given one week prior to the date commencing.
  • Parents are not able to accompany children on the day, but may purchase tickets to explore the zoo for themselves on the day.
  • Please wear sunscreen. A Billabong Zoo Keeper hat will be provided and must be worn on the day.
  • Program runs in all weather. Please wear wet weather gear on wet days.
  • Enclosed shoes must be worn, no thongs or sandals to be worn. Practical clothing to be worn, preferably long sleeves and pants, singlets or crop tops will not be allowed. 
  • An emergency contact name and number needs to be provided, and be able to be contacted on the day of the program, in case of an emergency.
  • Adults returning to the zoo to collect children at the end of the day, are to gather in the function room at 2.30pm for a presentation on certificate of completion, if the child is still out on the zoo grounds, the parent is to remain in the function room and await the return of their child, they are unable to wander the zoo grounds of the zoo.


The following must be read and accepted by a parent or legal guardian prior to attendance

1. Billabong Zoo endeavour that every care will be exercised, however in case of an emergency, I hereby indemnify Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park Pty Ltd and its staff against all actions, suits, claims and demands (including costs) for personal injury or damage to, or loss of, personal property incurred as a result of my child’s attendance at this program.
2. In the case of accident or emergency, I give my permission for the Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park Pty Ltd staff to seek medical treatment by a medical practitioner, hospital or ambulance service. I agree to bear any costs thereby incurred.
The information I have provided in this booking is true and accurate.