This event is SOLD OUT.

This unique couple’s activity is the perfect Valentine’s Day experience for the wild at heart!

Go behind the scenes at the Australian Reptile Park and get a taste of the daily life of a zookeeper – a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience! This guided program will give an all-access pass and show you a glimpse into the amazing world of the Australian Reptile Park. With a maximum of 8 couples, this intimate experience will be guided by some of our senior keepers.

In addition to a fun-filled day of adventure with wildlife, you and your special someone will enjoy a romantic lunch with a fully-stocked picnic basket to enjoy together.

What’s included?

Activities may include*:

  • Learn correct handling skills and have the chance to hold animals such as snakes, lizards, frogs, alligators, birds and mammals
  • Personalised tour of spider and snake venom rooms with a venom milking demonstration
  • Animal feeding activities throughout the Australian Reptile Park
  • Exclusive enclosure access whilst servicing and interacting with animals
  • Creating animal enrichment items and giving them to the inhabitants of the Reptile Park
  • Romantic picnic basket lunch at the Park with finger sandwiches, cheese platter, chocolates and more! Picnic blanket also provided for the day
  • Voucher for 1 x print of photos taken throughout the experience.

*Schedules, activities and animals are subject to change

What does it cost?

Adult Keeper for a Day is $500.00 per couple and includes:

  • Entry to the Australian Reptile Park for two people
  • Behind the scenes, hands-on animal interaction from 9am – 4.30pm
  • Morning tea
  • Picnic basket full of delicious treats including finger sandwiches, cheese platter, chocolates and more!
  • Professional photo opportunities will occur throughout the tour. Your first photo print is FREE (valued at $25). Additional photos can be purchased for $10

Things to note:

  • Suitable clothing and enclosed footwear must be worn on the day
  • You must be 18+ years to participate in Adult Keeper for a Day
  • Each Adult Keeper for a Day has limited numbers and is capped at 16 people per group, one group per day.
  • A minimum of 3 couples (6 participants) must be booked for Adult Keeper for a Day to go ahead. If there are less than 6 participants booked, the program may be postponed to a later date.

Surprise your loved one with a Zookeeper Experience & Picnic this Valentine’s Day!