Hippo Wild Encounter

Temporarily cancelled


$80.00 per person (excludes general admission)

$72.00 Zoo Members


3.50pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays


40 minutes

Group size

Max. 6 people


Temporarily cancelled

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

Go behind the scenes with a Keeper to see how we care for hippos!

Meet mother and daughter Hippo duo, Brindabella and Pansy as we give them their dinner and help set them set up for their nocturnal adventures. Get a unique perspective on the lives of our hippos and Keepers as we share how we care for this charismatic species - discover how Pansy got her name, and hear about the characters of these two girls as we share stories while seeing up close how majestic they are when on land.