Our cute Meerkats have settled in nicely to their new home here at the Hunter Valley Zoo. They would love to meet you!
Age Requirements: 10 years and older
So come and get up close and personal with our newest little friends during a Meerkat encounter
Please note: We cannot get walkers or wheelchairs into this exhibit, we can accommodate a chair inside to sit on if required however you will need to be able to walk up and down a few steps or step over two small steps to get into this exhibit for the encounter. Apologies for any inconvenience.
- 20 Minutes of feeding and interacting with our Meerkats in their Exhibit
- Please contact us for times and availability
- A zoo Keeper will be there to answer any questions and provide some cool facts
- Take as many photos as you like on your camera and keep the special memories to show friends and family
- Cost $100 Per Person*
- (Price does not include admission into the zoo)
- Maximum of 4 people per Encounter, this can include other people in your group
- Ages: 10 yrs and older (This is for the safety of both children and the animals, sorry for any inconvenience)
- FULLY ENCLOSED FLAT shoes are required
- Long pants are recommended if you have thin skin to avoid scratches
- Terms and Conditions Apply
Terms and Conditions
- Hunter Valley Zoo may choose to cancel specific encounters due to sudden change of weather conditions or animal welfare at any time, guests will be notified and dates re-scheduled.
- Payment must be received before any encounter can proceed.
- Participants must arrive 5 minutes before the start of the encounter to avoid the session time being cut short.
- Animals respond in different ways, we cannot control them with this, experiences may vary.
- All participants must follow the keepers instructions failure to do so may result in a shortened session.
- Encounter Price does not include admission into the zoo.
- Parent or adult guardians must take responsibility for participating children at all times.
- Photos can only be used for personal purposes. The publication, distribution or reproduction of these photographs for commercial or promotional purposes is prohibited unless prior authorization is obtained.
- Prices are subject to change.