***NOTE - if the CALENDAR is not showing, it means either bookings have not yet opened or we are BOOKED OUT. VOUCHERS are for gift giving, and for FUTURE use, and do not ensure you will get a place in the program as they must be redeemed to book*****
Zoocation offers a unique experience for primary aged children. During a fun-filled day, children will get up close and personal with many of the zoo's animals, play games, make toys for the animals, and maybe even learn something along the way.
Staffed and developed by the experienced and qualified Education Guides of the National Zoo and Aquarium, this program prides itself on delivering a program like no other. Zoocation runs between the hours of 9am-4pm on week days during ACT school holidays.
IN SUMMARY - ZOOCATION:
Runs for a maximum of 8 to 10 days during every holiday period.
Sessions run from 9.00am - 4.00pm.
Limited supervision available until 5.00pm ONLY
Is open for children attending Primary School*
Includes exciting animal-related activities every day (see session outlines)
Exposes your child to the fascinating Zoological world
Check the calendar for availability by clicking on a day, and make a Booking - OR - buy a Gift Voucher for FUTURE use.
Zoocation will run from the 9th January 2017 - 12th January 2017, then 16th January 2017 - 19th January 2017.
IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ:
Children are grouped according to the year they are attending at school, and tasks are designed for their social and developmental levels.
*It is important to book your child into the appropriate group according to the year they will be in at school in 2017.
PLEASE DO NOT book younger children into the older group if there are no vacancies in the correct group.
You can ADD multiple days/ticket types to your shopping cart by clicking on the back button, and selecting more days/ticket types as required from the drop down box.
Please check your selections, and make any changes, before clicking on the Checkout button.
Average Duration: 7 hours
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,
Canberra, ACT 2611
What to Bring:
A packed lunch & snacks (and/or place a lunch order at drop off)
A Water Bottle
As Zoocation is an outdoor program, wet weather gear in case of rain
The online price for Zoocation is $75.00 per day. If you book over the phone, it will be at the regular price of $80 per day.
Please note - Zoocation is considered to be an Educational Program, not a child care program. We are not eligible for claims for the CCR
Zoocation goes ahead rain or shine - children should be appropriately dressed for the weather
IMPORTANT. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO BE AWARE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Full T&C's are available on the product page)
Bookings are not refundable.
In the case where a child can not attend, payment for the existing session can be carried over to a future reservation. You will be issued with a voucher to rebook another time.
- Drop off is at 9.00am .
- Pick up is between 3.30pm and 4.00pm.
- However, limited supervision is available at no extra charge until 5.00pm, when the Zoo closes.
- There will be a charge of $50 for LATE PICK UPS after 5pm
- Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea is not provided and should be packed. Children should also bring a water bottle
- Lunch orders can be placed and paid for on arrival. No nuts of any kind.
- Prior to a booking being made, The National Zoo and Aquarium must be made aware of any disability that may prevent your child from understanding directions, could result in unpredictable behaviour, or that interferes with a their mobility.
Redeeming a Voucher: If you have more than 1 voucher, you must redeem each voucher in order to make a booking for all participants.