Book Now - Kids Keeper for a Day

Something NEW at the Zoo!

Curious about what it takes to work at a zoo? Perhaps your child missed out on a place in our popular Junior Zoo Keeper program, or after attending our holiday program - Zoocation - they would like to experience more of what a real Zoo Keeper does? Or maybe they just love animals and want to have a more in depth experience with some of the Zoos friendly locals.

Then try Keeper For A Day.
These 'stand alone' sessions include making enrichment (toys) for the animals, learning what it takes to care for zoo animals and conservation issues.

Cost is $75 per session

Average Duration: Sessions run for 3 hours either in the morning - 9am to 12pm

About National Zoo & Aquarium

We are located on Lady Denman Drive, next to Scrivener Dam, near Yarralumla - approximately 9km from the centre of Canberra - just off Parkesway/Tuggeranong Parkway.

999 Lady Denman Drive,
Weston Creek
Canberra, ACT 2611

Dress Code

They may get dirty, so children attending should be dressed appropriately, and for the weather.
They should also wear enclosed shoes, and should have sunscreen applied and packed for the day as well as water.

Spectator Information

No spectators please.

Weather Information

Keeper for a Day will go ahead in all weather conditions. Afterall, Zoo keepers have to work, rain, hail or shine!

Other Information

Please note the childs name in the comments box, as well as any other important info on allergies, medical etc


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Sun, 27 Aug 2017

Morning Start
9:00am Session

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