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This is a unique opportunity to hear about our animals from the people who know them best – their keepers.

Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species. 

Check the times we’ll be talking about your favourite animals and schedule it into your visit! 

Weekdays (outside of School Holidays)

Meerkats 10:45am
Crazy about Cats* 11:00am
Lions 11:30am
Gorillas 1:30pm
Hippos (at presentation shelter) 3:45pm


Weekends and School Holidays

Meerkats 10:45am
Crazy about Cats* 11:00am
Lions 11:30am
Eastern Barred Bandicoots 1:30pm
Gorillas 2:00pm
Hippos (at presentation shelter)  3:45pm

***Please note that there will not be a Lion Talk on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 February 2017

Listen for PA announcements throughout the day for additional keeper talks.

Please note: times may vary occasionally. Animals may also be off display for short periods, due to animal husbandry or exhibit maintenance reasons.

*Crazy About Cats Keeper Talk may feature a Cheetah OR a Serval (meeting point at Serval Presentation area)


Event details

10:45am to 3:45pm
Daily at Werribee Open Range Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo

Free with general admission