Cheetah Encounter at the National Zoo, Weekend - Canberra

  • Cheetah Encounter at the National Zoo, Weekend - Canberra

Enter the enclosure with an experienced zoo-keeper and enjoy the rare opportunity to pat and play with one of these amazing creatures. This experience also includes full day entry.

Our Price: $195

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  • Description
    • A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with a cheetah
    • You’ll get the chance to pat one of these amazing animals in their environment
    • Experience includes zoo admission

    Your Meet A Cheetah experience will take you into the same enclosure as the unrestrained cheetahs. An experienced zookeeper will be with you at all times to answer your questions and guide you as you interact with the fastest cat on earth.

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Minimum age is 15 years old
    • Visitors must be able to understand and follow directions and have good mobility
    • Children aged 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult on the experience
    • As there is contact with cats, pregnant women need to speak with their doctors before making a booking
    • Full terms & conditions are available on the National Zoo website

    What to Bring/Wear

    Casual wear and closed toe shoes recommended.

    What is Supplied

    • Cheetah encounter
    • Day entry to National Zoo and Aquarium

    More Information


    If you cancel your animal encounter or tour, the following cancellation rules apply:

    • If you give a minimum of 7 days’ notice before your confirmed date, you may reschedule to another date, or get a voucher to rebook, for a $5 fee per person
    • A $20 fee per person applies if you wish to reschedule your booking with less than 7 days’ notice
    • Bookings cancelled within 7 days of your confirmed date will incur a 100% cancellation fee
    • If you miss your experience as a result of being late or not showing up, it will be treated as a cancellation, and you will forfeit your payment and you will not be rescheduled
    • Encounters run in all weather, excepting electrical storms or in high winds

    Getting there

    • From the city: Take Parkes Way heading west, and then exit onto Lady Denman Drive
    • From the south of Canberra: Head north on the Tuggeranong Parkway, and exit onto Lady Denman Drive
    • The encounter goes for 15 minutes
    • Zoo entry is included with your experience, so you can spend the whole day at the zoo
    • Please arrive at least ½ hour before your encounter time
    • Book at least 3 weeks in advance, subject to availability


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