Gorilla Encounter


$155.00 per person (excludes zoo entry)

$140.00 Zoo Members


11.10am on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday


45 minutes

Group size

Max. four people


  • Children must be 10 years or over
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children require 1:1 adult supervision
  • Covered shoes must be worn
  • Read the full terms and conditions

Fitted face masks are to be worn on all encounters, behind the scenes & tours.

Meet our gorillas in this amazing close-up encounter.

Journey behind the scenes with expert keepers into the night dens of these critically endangered animals, one of our closest living relatives!

Each experience is unique - your encounter could include feeding, an enrichment activity or a training session, as well as a chat about behaviour and conservation.

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!)