Little Kids 2 Keeper is guaranteed to entertain and educate kids aged 7-12 years who are itching to experience a behind the scenes look at a day in the life of a zookeeper. This fully escorted workshop offers exclusive behind the scenes access that enables kids to explore the wonders of wildlife.

What’s included in the program?

  • Kids will meet a keeper and gain insight into how they spend their day
  • Meet koalas up close
  • VIP viewing of the Elvis the crocodile show
  • Reptile handling – snakes, lizards and tortoises
  • Meet Hugo the tortoise in his enclosure
  • Tawny frogmouth feeding
  • Exclusive spider milking show
  • Tasmanian devil enrichment
  • Turtle feeding (warmer months only)
  • Bush walk through Eric’s Nature Walk

What does it cost?

The Little Kids 2 Keeper experience is $90 per participant and includes:

  • Entry to the Australian Reptile Park
  • Behind the scenes, hands-on animal interaction from 12pm – 4pm
  • Lunch
  • Certificate of Completion

Optional extras:
Professional photo opportunities will occur throughout the tour that will able to be purchased at the end of the tour. Costs are $29.99 for the first printed photograph and $10 for additional photos thereafter.

Things to note

  • Little Kids 2 Keeper runs from 12pm – 4pm
  • Suitable clothing and enclosed footwear must be worn on the day
  • Our Little Kids 2 Keeper programs run throughout the school holidays and on the first Saturday of every month
  • Each Little Kids 2 Keeper day has very limited numbers and is capped at 12 children per group, one group per day.
  • A minimum of 6 participants must be booked for Little Kids 2 Keeper to go ahead. If there are less than 6 participants booked, Little Kids 2 Keeper may be postponed to a later date.
  • Please inform Reception of any dietary requirements prior to the tour


Upcoming Little K2K Dates:
Saturday 24 September
Monday 26 September
Tuesday 27 September
Wednesday 28 September
Thursday 29 September
Friday 30 September
Tuesday 4 October
Wednesday 5 October
Thursday 6 October
Friday 7 October

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Use your Parents NSW Vouchers for a Little Kids 2 Keeper Tour.
Simply use your vouchers at reception via your Service NSW app on the day or exchange them for ARP discount codes to purchase tickets online.

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Kids 2 Keeper Gift Packs

Booking Kids 2 Keeper as a gift? Your keeper in training can take home a Kids 2 Keeper branded cap, plush toy (choice of koala, kangaroo, crocodile or tortoise) and an Australian Reptile Park magnet to remember the experience!