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Junior Zoo Keeper for a Day

Calling all Junior Zoo Keepers!
Come and join us these school holidays for a unique behind the scenes experience on what life is like as a zoo keeper.

We Provide

Zoo Entry
Exclusive Billabong Junior zoo keeper cap.
Lunch and morning tea will be provided.
Personal photograph holding a snake.
Certificate of completion.

Please Bring

Please wear enclosed flat shoes
Backpack and a water bottle.
Wet weather gear if raining
Please wear comfortable clothes that can get dirty

Restrictions

Age required for booking is 8-12 years old.

Duration

Exclusive Event

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Zoo Annual Pass

At the multiple award-winning Billabong Zoo (Port Macquarie, NSW) you can get up-close and personal to Australian and exotic animals every day with your Zoo Annual Pass. Enjoy the playground and picnic areas set in beautiful lush gardens with tranquil koi ponds. Delicious hot food, snacks, ice-cream, coffee and drinks at our great Zoo Cafe. Souvenirs and retail therapy in our popular Zoo Shop. Fun for the kids. Education for everyone. Open every day, 9am-5pm.

We Provide

We provide zoo keeper talks, maps, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Bring suitable footwear, hat, sunscreen, camera. We have multi-terrain footpaths.

Restrictions

9am to 5pm. 7 days per week (except Christmas day).

Duration

9am to 5pm

Season

Year Round

Other Information

Annual Passes are strictly valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The Annual Pass is not transferrable and cannot be used by any other people not named in the Application. All children under the age of 15 years aer to be accompanied by an adult upon entry. The Pass cannot be used as part of a group entry i.e. Schools, Birthday Parties or special Group functions. An Annual Pass cannot be used in conjunction with any special Zoo offer or promotion . A damaged or altered Annual Pass will be considered void. A replacement card costs $10. Billabong Zoo (Koala & Wildlife Park) reserves the right to refuse entry and/or cancel the issued Annual Pass if any of the conditions above are breached. Any child that turns three during the valid date of the Annual Pass will need to be paid for when entering the Zoo or an additional individual Annual Pass purchased. It may be advantageous to include and pay for a child under the age of three if they will turn three within a few months of the date of the Annual Pass.

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Zoo Day Pass (General Admission Tickets)

If planning to redeem Dine & Discover Vouchers - this must be done in person. Please purchase tickets at the front desk, not online.

At the multiple award-winning Billabong Zoo (Port Macquarie, NSW) you can get up-close and personal to Australian and exotic animals every day with your Zoo Annual Pass. Enjoy the playground and picnic areas set in beautiful lush gardens with tranquil koi ponds. Delicious hot food, snacks, ice-cream, coffee and drinks at our great Zoo Cafe. Souvenirs and retail therapy in our popular Zoo Shop. Fun for the kids. Education for everyone. Open every day, 9am-5pm.

We Provide

We provide zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Bring suitable footwear, hat, sunscreen, camera. We have multi-terrain footpaths.

Restrictions

Open Daily 9am to 5pm (except Christmas day).
If planning to redeem Dine & Discover Vouchers - this must be done in person. Please purchase tickets at the front desk, not online.

Duration

9am to 5pm

Season

Year Round

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Cheetah Encounter

The Cheetah Up-close animal Encounter includes being able to safely feed our two Cheetah brothers, Warrior and Vongani. The Encounter includes the ability to tong feed our two Cheetah brothers, Warrior and Vongani. You will also have some one-on-one time with the Keepers to learn about these amazing animals and ask any questions. Does not include behind the scenes, any touching or interaction with the Cheetahs. Face masks are mandatory for this encounter.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Face Masks required. Bring suitable footwear, hat, sunscreen, camera. We have multi-terrain footpaths.

Restrictions

12 years and over.

Season

All year round.

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Little Monkey Encounter

NEW ENCOUNTER AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND
Get up close to our Little Monkeys with a personal animal encounter. Our four Common Marmosets named Romina, Miguel, Ally and Celeste are very inquisitive so expect to have them jumping all over you as you feed and photograph these cute friendly faces. It’s advised you wear a shirt with sleeves if participating in the Little Monkey encounter as, even though they are gentle creatures, they have sharp claws.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Enclosed shoes required. We encourage you to wear a shirt with sleeves and full length pants.

Restrictions

16 years and over

Season

All year round

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Snow Leopard Encounter

The only Snow Leopard encounter in Australia. Very few people can say they have fed a snow leopard… here’s your chance and we promise you will keep all your fingers. The encounter includes the ability to tong feed a Snow Leopard. You will also have some one-on-one time with the Keepers to learn about these amazing animals and ask any questions. Does not include behind the scenes, any touching or interaction with these beautiful big cats. Please note that the 9.15am Up-close Encounter must be booked at least the day before. Face masks are mandatory for this encounter.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Face Mask Required. Enclosed shoes required. Bring a hat, sunscreen and camera.

Restrictions

16 years and over

Season

All year round.

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Koala Encounter

Pat a koala and get really, really close. Your Zoo Keeper will tell you all about these adorable Aussie icons, now sadly under threat as a vulnerable species. You will also hear about our world-renowned breeding programme. Don’t forget to charge up your camera/video for some great photos. Age Restrictions: 9 years and over, tickets for children under 9 years can be booked when a paying adult is accompanying them. (ie $50 for one child and $50 for one adult)

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Enclosed shoes required. We have multi-terrain footpaths.

Restrictions

9 years and over (younger children allowed with an adult)

Season

All year round

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Red Panda Encounter

Experience some special time with our resident Red Pandas ‘Rato’ and ‘Tito’. Feed and photograph them as you get up-close to one of the planet’s most threatened species. It’s advised you wear a shirt with sleeves if participating in the Red Panda encounter as, even though they are gentle creatures, they have sharp claws.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Enclosed shoes required. We encourage you to wear a shirt with sleeves. Please bring sunscreen and a hat.

Restrictions

14 years and over

Season

All year round.

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Meerkat Encounter

The Meerkat Encounter is the best opportunity to get really up-close and hand-feed our Meerkat family. The Encounter includes question time with their keeper. The highlight of your experience will be the chance to hand-feed our sensational Meerkats.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide animal food, zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Enclosed shoes required. We encourage you to wear a shirt with sleeves and full length pants if possible. Please bring sunscreen and a hat.

Restrictions

8 years and over.

Season

All year round.

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Snake Encounter

Hold a snake for a real Up-close encounter. When you feel and hear about the snakes at Billabong Zoo you may come away with a different view to these often maligned reptiles. You will certainly have a great photo opportunity.

COVID-19 Encounter Guidelines:
Just prior to your Encounter, it is ESSENTIAL to please wash your hands in the bathroom and do NOT touch your face.
You will be asked to sanitise your hands again by the keepers BEFORE and AFTER your animal encounter.
Please ensure that you keep your social distance of 1.5 metres from the keepers during the Encounter.

Please arrive and check in with front desk staff 20 minutes before your encounter.

We Provide

We provide zoo map, café, gift shop.

Please Bring

Bring suitable footwear, hat, sunscreen, camera. We have multi-terrain footpaths.

Restrictions

Open to all ages

Season

All year round.