Book Now - Sun Bear Encounter

Be taken by a Keeper down into the den of a Sun Bear and meet and feed this amazing animal! Maximum 2 participants. Minimum age 10 years (must be accompanied by an adult on the encounter)

Cost for making a firm Booking on this amazing experience starts at:
$50 for one person, $80 for 2

Gift Vouchers are available at $50 each

Redeeming a Voucher: If you have more than 1 voucher, you must redeem each voucher in order to make a booking for all participants.

Average Duration: Approximately 15 minutes

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

Sensible footwear, no high heels

Spectator Information

If you are doing the Encounter on your own - you may be able to pay $15 for a guest to accompany you and take photos.
Enquire at the Front Desk when you check in regarding availability.

Weather Information

In the event of rain, Encounters still go ahead and you should dress accordingly. The Encounter would only be cancelled/postponed in the event of extreme weather conditions. In this case your Encounter would be rescheduled to another date, or you will be given a voucher to rebook at your convenience. To enquire about re-scheduling your encounter, you will need to phone the zoo and talk with our staff. There are fees involved for rescheduling your booking.

Other Information

IMPORTANT - it is your responsibility to be aware of our Terms & Conditions. Full T&C's are available on our website. PLEASE read these before your experience.

• Purchases/Bookings are not refundable.

• You must arrive at the zoo a MINIMUM of 30 MINUTES prior to your booked time to check-in at the Zoo Front Desk.

• Zoo Entry is not included with this encounter and needs to paid on arrival when you check in at the Entry Counter.

• Minimum age of 10, good mobility required. Children 10-15 need to be accompanied by a paying adult on the Encounter.

• Cancelling/rescheduling an existing booking can be done up to 7 days prior to your Tour/Encounter and a rescheduling fee of $5.00 per person will apply. (Payable at the time of rescheduling)

• Bookings cancelled within 7 days of your Tour/Encounter will result in forfeiture of 100% of the full fee.

• If you have more than 1 gift voucher, you must redeem each voucher in order to make a booking for all participants.


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Sat, 27 Oct 2018

Afternoon Start
12:15pm Session

Sun, 28 Oct 2018

Afternoon Start
12:15pm Session

Mon, 29 Oct 2018

Afternoon Start
12:15pm Session

Tue, 30 Oct 2018

Afternoon Start
12:15pm Session

Or Buy a Voucher