Keepers In Training

Keepers In Training

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a wildlife keeper? Keepers In Training is a fantastic weekend activity for you! Keepers In Training allows children to experience what it’s really like to be a Cairns ZOOM & Wildlife Dome wildlife keeper! Join a wildlife keeper for an interactive, hands-on experience covering animal care, health and handling. You even get to have a photo taken with an animal to take home! Please come with shoes and your own bottle of water. 

As a Keeper In Training, you may:

  • Help feed animals
  • Learn about conservation
  • Get up close with our resident koalas
  • Help keepers clean enclosures
  • Have a photo with an animal to take home
  • Monitor animal health (weigh animals)
  • Make enrichment items
  • Learn how to handle reptiles

When Is It On?

 On Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday of QLD school holidays and only on Saturday and Sunday during school term.

Available for 3 to 7-year-olds from 9am – 10am (includes one adult companion)

Available for 8 to 13-year-olds from 11am – 12noon

Only $40!

Includes a photo with an animal. Max of 5 attendees per session.

Bookings are essential with a minimum of 48 hours notice. Please call our friendly reception team to book on 4031 7250

Enclosed shoes must be worn.