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An experience not to be missed!

Go behind-the-scenes and form a special bond that comes from meeting a wild animal up close. You'll also be helping endangered animals in the wild with 10% of your encounter fee donated to the Hamilton Zoo Conservation Fund.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Encounter fee is 

$25

 

Per person. Spaces can only be purchased on the day. 
First in, first served. Gift vouchers are also available.

Lemurs

Take a seat inside the lemur enclosure where they will join you and pluck grapes out of your hand! 

A keeper from our primate team will tell you all about their lives at the Zoo and their species in the wild where they're critically endangered.

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Rhinoceros

Enter our rhino bouma and meet these magnificent, massive animals up close. Find out about their lives at the Zoo and the issues they face in the wild from the keepers who care for them. 

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Reptiles

Go behind the scenes with a keeper and get right up close with our amazing reptiles. 

Learn all about these guys, their lives here at the Zoo and the challenges they face in the wild.

Encounter Native

Face2Face

Tuesday
12:30pm
Rhinos
11:30am
Reptile
1:00pm
Siamang
Wednesday
11:30am
Lemurs
1:00pm
Giraffe
Thursday
11:30am
Lemurs
12:30pm
Rhinos
1:00pm
Siamang
Friday
11:30am
Reptile
1:00pm
Giraffe
Saturday
1:00pm
Rhinos
11:30am
Lemurs
Sunday
11:30am
Lemurs
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
11:30am Lemurs
Reptile
Lemurs
Lemurs
Reptile
Lemurs
Lemurs
12:30pm Rhinos
Rhinos
1:00pm Giraffe
Siamang
Giraffe
Siamang
Giraffe
Rhinos