The Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
Meet Hugo the galapagos tortoise Pet a friendly, fluffy wombat Have a picnic with a family of star tortoises Meet a cuddly  koala - so cute you'll die! Oooo... It's a snake! Bilby Cute little Devils A tastey meal Play in the park

The Best Family FUN Day OUT

Kids 2 Keepers (13-18 years)

 

Discover KIDS 2 KEEPERS

For aspiring zoo keepers to

ENCOUNTER the wonders of wildlife!

 

 

 

The Australian Reptile Park’s Kids 2 Keepers programme aims at providing an intense and very hands on experience for people aged 13-18 years and involves as many aspects of zoo keeping that we can pack into one day!

The day begins with a general overview of the role and responsibilities of a Zoo Keeper, an outline of the day ahead, a behind the scenes tour of the Park and information about the animals the kids will be working with throughout the day.

Kids will be shown correct animal handling skills and will have the chance to handle animals such as snakes, lizards, frogs, alligators, birds and mammals.

They’ll learn some of the many other aspects of zoo keeping such as hygiene routines, standard operating procedures regarding animal feeding and enclosure servicing, animal enrichment, enclosure design and the renovation/construction of current exhibit projects.

At the conclusion of the day and with the guidance and supervision of keepers, each participant will present an animal at the Keeper Kids show to the other students in the program and public visitors.

Suitable clothing and footwear must be worn on the day.

Kids 2 Keeper project

Cost:

The cost of K2K day is $105.00 (GST inclusive) per student and includes Park entry, morning tea and lunch, and a Certificate of Survival.

Each K2K day has very limited numbers and is capped at *16 students per group, one group per day.

Dates:

NEW DATES ON SALE!

Saturday: 27th September, 11th October, 1st November, 6th December 2014

Click here for more details.  *Alternatively, you may like to book your own private group!

Ph: 02 4340 1022  - Email: Download K2K brochure here

 

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 Just call our front desk team on (02) 4340 1022  email    or buy on-line here.

 

 

 

 

Kid's favourite part of the day:

"Holding a snake and learning about the animals"

"All of it - loved it!"

"Presenting the ball python at the end of the day.  The whole day was fun"

 

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