Zoo Experiences – Private Zoo Tours in Melbourne VIC

Private Zoo Tours in Melbourne

Book a private zoo tour for a maximum of 10 people, and experience what it is like behind the scenes at Reptile Encounters HQ.

Meet some of Australia’s most unique wildlife, right in the heart of Melbourne, and be wowed by our amazing Wildlife Ambassadors as they take you around our suburban zoo.

Mingle with magnificent marsupials, like our Long-nosed Potoroos and endangered Woylies. Have a chat with Sammy, the Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Marvel at Tiny, the 4m Olive Python and watch how Boof, the Frilled-neck Lizard extends his impressive frill.

From the cute and fluffy sugar gliders to Max, our 2+ meter Saltwater Crocodile, we have it all. Over 1000 animals belonging to over 90 species. During your 90 minute tour, there will be plenty of photo opportunities and you will also have the chance to hold an animal.

Unique zoo experiences

Our Tours

Book our amazing Tour packages and get to see what it is like behind the scenes at Reptile Encounters HQ. Meet the stars of our incursion programs and Wild Livestreams in their own homes. From the cute and fluffy sugar gliders up to Big Charlie our 2 plus metre Saltwater Crocodile.

Reptilessss Tour

During the Reptilessss Tour, you may get to meet a Bogeye Lizard, the iconic Frill Neck or even one of our spectacular Yellow Spotted Monitors! There will be plenty of photo opportunities with our amazing reptiles, and you will also have the chance to hold an animal.

The Reptilessss Tour takes place on Saturday Mornings at 10 am

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Wild About Marsupials Tour

During the Wild About Marsupials Tour, you may get to meet a Critically Endangered Native cutie, the sweet and dexterous Sugar Glider, and perhaps even the animal with the most expensive taste, The Potoroo.

There will be plenty of photo opportunities with our amazing marsupials, and you will also have the chance to hold an animal.

The Wild About Marsupials Tour takes place on Saturdays at 12 pm

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Croc Feed Tour

Ever wanted to know how a crocodile can crunch through the bones of a kangaroo, well this is just the experience for you. During the Croc Feed Tour, you will see these incredible animals which have been around for over 250 million years as they tuck into a meal. You will be blown away by their power and jaw strength.

The Croc Feed Tour takes place on Sundays at 12 pm

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Ozzy Wildlife Tour

During the Ozzy Wildlife Tour, you will get to meet some of the icons of Australia in this 30-minute show. Animals that may venture out include owls, possums, gliders, giant lizards, huge pythons and even a crocodile. All children will get a chance to hold and take pictures with at least one of our critters.

The Ozzy Wildlife Tour takes place on Sundays at 10 am

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Birds of Prey Tour

Experience what it’s like to work with our Birds of Prey. During this experience, you will get to see how we work with these amazing animals, maybe even including some flying training.

The Birds of Prey Tour takes place on Sundays at 2 pm

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Zoo Tour Groups

We are able to accommodate tour groups from 11-30 people and offer them the above zoo experiences and more. We are the perfect alternative on a rainy day and are very conveniently located close to the Monash and Eastern Freeways, and only 20 minutes drive from the city.

If you are a tour operator, please contact us to discuss the endless possibilities that we offer to enthral and educate your guests.

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What people have said

"Thank you Fay for a wonderful experience. Eliot was absolutely delighted and I was so thrilled he had such a great time. He declared it the best. And said you were such a friendly woman. Again, thank you so much."

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