Our Keeper for a Day Experience is the ultimate experience for any animal-lover. Getting up close to a wide variety of animals, both exotic and native, you’ll spend the whole day walking in the footsteps of a Zoo Keeper and get up close and personal to some of the world’s most amazing wildlife.

You will work side-by-side with our Zoo Keepers and assist in daily tasks which include cleaning of the animal habitats, food preparation, making animal enrichments and, of course, lots of up close encounters with our wildlife.

Animal interactions during your experience may include: Red Pandas, Meerkats, Ring-Tailed Lemurs, Monkeys, Koalas, Echidnas, Kangaroos, Farmyard animals, various Birds, Reptiles and so much more!

The Keeper for a Day Experience runs from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and price includes:

  • Park Admission Fee
  • Morning Tea and Lunch
  • A USB package of photographs taken throughout the day
  • 5 x 7” glossy photograph of your experience presented in an exclusive Symbio souvenir card


Keeper for a Day Encounter

Cost: $450.00 for one person
   – additional $360.00 for second person

* Note 10% surcharge applies to Sunday bookings.

Age: 12 years +

Limit: Up to 3 people per experience

Bookings: For further information or to make a booking please contact our Guest Services team at;

Phone: (02) 4294 1244

Keeper for a Day Experiences are subject to availability and require a minimum of 14 days’ notice prior to date of experience. Not available on Public Holidays.

Payment in full or a Gift Voucher number is required to make a booking. Refunds are not available unless 48 hours notice is given.

Animal encounters are dependent on animal welfare and may be changed/cancelled in the event of extreme weather or other events that may affect our animals’ health or well-being. This will be determined on the day by our Zoo Keeper.

Meet our animals

Keeper for a Day

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