Find out what it takes to be a keeper!

Come and discover how our keepers care for our animals and what it takes to fight extinction. Go behind-the-scenes to see our unique captive breeding programs. Keeper for a Day participants will work with Sanctuary staff, helping out 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 9285 9406 to reserve your place.

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