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

Gorilla Encounter

Temporarily cancelled


$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 under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children require 1:1 adult supervision
  • All visitors will be required to wear face masks
  • Covered shoes must be worn
  • Read the full terms and conditions

Temporarily cancelled

All animal encounters have been cancelled until further notice. More information

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.