Side view of Kulinda the cheetah running towards the left with a shrub behind her.

Cheetah Encounter

Cost

$87 per person (excludes zoo entry)

$79 Zoo Members

Availability

8.40am on Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Duration

40 minutes

Group size

Max. 8 people

Restrictions 

For people 8 years and over.

Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Covered shoes must be worn.

Fitted face masks are to be worn on all encounters, behind the scenes, tours, and in some animal habitats, which will be signed.

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Kulinda loves her morning training sessions and now you have the chance to witness this up close.

Due to current restrictions, this encounter is not currently running and we are unable to take bookings or create a waitlist.

Please keep an eye on the website in 2022 for when this encounter will be available again.

Join our Rangers before the zoo opens for an intimate encounter with Kulinda the Cheetah.

Spend some time with Kulinda and her keepers, then head out to help set up her exhibit for the day.

See Kulinda being trained to take part in her own healthcare before walking where she walks and helping keep her enriched and mentally stimulated for the day.

Don't miss your chance to witness the beauty of this majestic animal and wonder at her brilliance in this intimate encounter. 

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