Seal Close-up Encounter


$52 per person (excludes zoo entry)

$47 Zoo Members


Friday to Monday at 12pm
Please arrive 5 minutes early


15 minutes


Max. six people


Minimum 12 years of age

Read the full terms and conditions

Upgrade your visit to Melbourne Zoo and meet our playful seals!

In this exclusive experience, our staff will guide you through the exhibit while you get close to this adorable animal.

Be sure to arrive 5 minutes early and get ready to learn new things about your fin-footed friend.

The encounter is a brief experience that lasts a couple of minutes with each visitor booked, however please plan up to 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.

This experience is currently operating with a COVIDSafe plan in place, if you’ve done this experience before, it may be a little different this time around (but no less fun!)