Junior Zookeeper For a Day

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Reasons they will it

  • Unique, unforgettable, hands on experience
  • Suitable for enthusiasts aged 8 to 16 years
  • Feed baby Tasmanian Devils
  • Hold a 3.5 metre Olive Python
  • Zookeeper for A Day T-shirt, cap & certificate
  • Learn about animal feeding and handling

If you're looking for a gift for the young ones that will put a smile on their face and help create some incredible memories, then the Junior Zookeeper experience at Peel Zoo is the way to go. Sending the young ones behind-the-scenes to learn about the zoo and the animals and become acquainted with some of the local residents, this experience is perfect for a birthday, Christmas or school holiday treat!

Throughout the day they'll have the chance to get up close to some of Australia's most iconic animals including Tasmanian Devils, Koalas and Quolls. Accompanied by a professional zookeeper, this experience is suitable for children aged between 8 and 16 years of age.

The day also includes general admission to the zoo, a souvenir T-shirt, cap and certificate to commemorate this experience, and lunch to be enjoyed in the park.

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Important stuff


  • Junior Zookeeper For a Day
  • Peel Zoo General Admission Ticket
  • Zookeeper for A Day T-shirt, cap and certificate
  • Lunch


  • Experience the life of a professional Zookeeper for a day
  • Learn about animal husbandry, feeding, animal handling and captive breeding
  • Get up close and personal with Tasmanian Devils, Koalas, Quolls and more
  • Unique, unforgettable, hands-on experience
  • Junior Zookeeper for a day program is suitable for wildlife enthusiasts from 8 to 16 years of age
  • Bottle feed baby Tasmanian Devils or hold a 3.5 metre Olive Python

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Cash


  • Peel Zoo is located at Sanctuary Drive, Pinjarra WA 6208 and is 20 minutes from Mandurah and 1 hour from Perth

Opening Times

  • Junior Zookeeper Experience runs from 10am - 3pm
  • Peel Zoo opens daily from 10am - 4pm weekdays, 9am - 5pm weekends, public holidays and school holidays

Additional Information

  • Suitable for children aged 8 to 16 years
  • Booking form requires being signed by a parent or guardian prior to the Junior Zookeeper starting their zoo adventure
  • Peel Zoo only accepts 5 Junior Zookeepers on each day the program is open and places are limited to availability
  • Due to the dangers of extreme heat for animals and children alike, Peel Zoo reserve the right to postpone the Junior Zookeeper program on hot Summer days based on a forecast of 35 degree Celsius
  • Any family members who want to attend the zoo as well will need to purchase an admission ticket, however, they are unable to accompany the child during the day

Gift Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

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