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US$ 23 US$ 19

Melbourne Zoo Kangaroo Encounter

Get up close with a famous local

Melbourne 69 Booked

Learn about the unique kangaroos at Melbourne Zoo and have a face to face experience with them inside their enclosure

  • Get up and close with kangaroos in their enclosure (15 min experience)
  • Capture a memorable Aussie moment on camera
  • Inclusive of general entry to Melbourne Zoo
  • Learn more about the conservation efforts at the zoo
What We Love:

This is your chance to get up close to a famous Aussie icon - the kangaroo! Your passionate zoo keeper guide will share with you their experience with kangaroos and take you into the enclosure where you'll be able to briefly encounter them. Get your cameras ready as your friendly guide will capture memorable Aussie moments which you'll want to share later. Spend the rest of your day discovering other Aussie animals and learning about the zoos conservation program as regular Melbourne Zoo tickets are included!

Activity Details

15 Mins




24 Hours

30 Days


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
  • Please note: this activity is easily booked out. If we are unable to confirm your booking on the date selected, we will suggest an alternative date or provide a full refund

Package Options:

Ticket + Kangaroo Close Up Encounter

  • Entry to Melbourne Zoo
  • 15 minutes face-to-face encounter with the kangaroos
  • Valid for both adults and children

Kangaroo Close Up Encounter Only

  • 15 minutes face-to-face encounter with the kangaroos
  • Valid for children age 8-15 only
  • Not including Melbourne Zoo entry
  • Only available on weekends, Victorian Public Holidays and Victorian Government School Holidays


  • Please come to the sanctuary 15 minutes prior to your booking time for a safety briefing
  • Be taken into the kangaroos enclosure
  • Enjoy your time petting, feeding and playing with this amazing Australian mammal

Additional Information:

  • Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Because kangaroos are very unique species, each group size is strictly limited to 5 participants
  • Experiences may vary due to the animals' behaviour

How To Use

  • The voucher is valid only on the date and time specified
  • Experience time: 2:15 pm (but please arrive at 2:00pm for the safety briefing)

Important Notes:

  • As these animals are sensitive to bright light, there is to be no flash photography during the experience
  • As these animals are sensitive to odour, please do not wear perfume before coming to the santuary
  • Please do wear flat, enclosed shoes

How To Get There:

  • Address: Melbourne Zoo Australian Bush Session
  • By car: Melbourne Zoo is located in the center of Poyal Park, park fee is $2/ 5 hours
  • Public Transportation: Tram 55, Bus route 505, Melbourne city sightseeing route bus and the Upfield line train take you directly to the front gate of Melbourne Zoo


  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation made at least 30 days prior to the activity
US$ 19 23
Select Package (x 2)
  • Ticket + Kangaroo Close Up

    US$ 42 US$ 36

  • Kangaroo Close Up Only

    US$ 23 US$ 19

    • Just for kids
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