Join a special guided tour through the Zoo’s world-class Lions on the Edge exhibit before stepping into the ‘lions’ den’ and visiting the off limits areas with our keepers as they feed and care for our lions. At such close proximity you will be amazed by the lions' enormous size and powerful roar. Discover the rich history shared by lions and people as keepers share the secrets of managing the lions' wellbeing in the Zoo and in the wilds of Africa. Meeting lions up-close in the Lion Encounter is an unforgettable experience.

Lion Encounters are available for a limited time during the next few months - book now to avoid disappointment.

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Booking info

50 minutes
$80 adults, $70 concession, $65 children (10 to 15 years) including general admission; zoo members receive 10% discount
Minimum age: 10 years (under 16 required an adult to supervise)
Group size 
Maximum 8 people
1.00pm on Sundays for a limited time only

Bookings can be made by calling 1300 966 784
Payment must be made at the time of booking
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