Get up close and personal with these amazing African cats. Go into the enclosure with our unrestrained Cheetah and pat and play with them!
Ever dreamed you might be able to handle some of the world's most amazing wildlife? Cheetahs are the fastest land animal in the world, and in the wild they are found only in Africa. Canberra's National Zoo & Aquarium offers one of the most amazing animal experiences in Australia - the opportunity to have hands-on contact, pat and play with one of these amazing cats. During your Meet A Cheetah experience, you will be in the same enclosure as the unrestrained cheetahs. At all times an experienced zookeeper will be with you to answer your questions and guide you as you interact with this incredible animal.
The encounter goes for 15 minutes; however participants do not have to pay extra for Zoo entry, So you can spend the whole day at the Zoo, please arrive at least ½ hour prior to your encounter time. Book at least 3 weeks in advance, subject to availability.
Up to 2 people per encounter
Encounters run in all weather, excepting electrical storms or in high winds.
Closed toe shoes recommended, casual wear
Participant rescheduling notice required a minimum 24 hours prior $5 fee. Within 24 hours $20 fee.
This experience is only valid Mon - Fri (not including Public Holidays)
Rescheduling notice required a minimum of 7 days prior, $5 fee per person. Within 7 days, 100% fee. Participants are required to be at the Zoo a minimum of ½ hour prior to booked time.
In the event that you cancel your animal encounter or tour, the following cancellation rules apply: