Kangaroo Close-up


Every day


$31 per person (excludes zoo entry)

$28 Zoo Members


Daily at 10.25am, 10.45am, 2.50pm and 3.10pm


10 minutes


Max. 8 people


All participants require a paid ticket.

Children 15 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Read the full terms and conditions

Upgrade your visit to Healesville Sanctuary and say g'day to a kangaroo!

Discover interesting facts about our kangaroo mob as rangers guide you through the exhibit. Get up close and personal with these amazing animals.

Be sure to check in at the ticket office at least 30 minutes prior to your encounter to collect your wristband. The encounter is a brief experience that lasts a couple of minutes with each visitor booked, however please plan at least 15 minutes to meet your host and keeper, and hear the safety briefing.

When you purchase a Close-up Encounter you are directly contributing to Zoos Victoria's work to fight wildlife extinction.

Zoo entry not included. Be sure to also book your entry tickets for the same date as your encounter.