Become a little wildlife explorer!

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 4-hour program offers exclusive behind the scenes access that enables kids to explore the wonders of wildlife.
Kids will meet reptilian friends including Hugo the Galapagos tortoise, pat fluffy koalas, get VIP viewing access to the Elvis the Crocodile Show. hand-feed kangaroos and more!

Limited spots available during school holidays and selected weekdays and weekends.

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
  • Tasmanian devil enrichment
  • Bush walk through Eric’s Nature Walk

All activities subject to change without notice.

What does it cost?

The Little Kids 2 Keeper experience is $99.99 per participant and includes:

  • Entry to the Australian Reptile Park
  • Behind the scenes, hands-on animal interaction from 12pm – 4pm
  • Lunch
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Free child entry ticket given upon program completion for their next visit to the Australian Reptile Park

Optional extras:
Professional photo opportunities will occur throughout the tour that will able to be purchased at the end of the tour. Costs are $39.99 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

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!