Close up of gorilla face looking into camera with bushes in the background

Gorilla Encounter

Duration: 45 minutes

Minimum age: 10 years


  • Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.


$150.00 per person (excludes general admission)

$135.00 Zoo Members


Saturdays and Sundays at 11.10am

Tuesdays at 1.10pm


45 minutes

Group size

Max. four people


Children must be 10 years or over. Children require 1:1 adult supervision. All visitors will be required to wear face masks.

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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.