Splash out with our keepers this Summer!

Aquatic animals have amazing adaptations. Come and work with our keepers to find out how we care for these amazing creatures including platypus, pelicans and turtles. Go behind-the-scenes to see how we help animals keep cool in summer. Keeper for a Day participants will work with Sanctuary staff, helping our keepers and learning about one of the most rewarding jobs!

You will go behind-the-scenes, taking part in many daily duties of a threatened species keeper, which could include:

  • Food preparation
  • Animal enrichment
  • Health checks
  • Animal contact

Event details

Book now
9:30am to 3:30pm
New dates coming soon
Healesville Sanctuary

$105 ($94.50 zoo members)

For Year 7-12 students. Covered shoes must be worn. All participants must agree to follow staff instructions.
What to bring 
Water bottle, snacks & lunch. Bring your camera to capture the moment.

Please call 1300 966 784 to reserve your place.

  • Payment is required at time of booking.
  • Strictly limited numbers
  • Bookings are not refundable