Go behind the scenes and meet our dedicated Chimpanzee keepers as they tell you all about our closest living relatives. You’ll get a unique perspective of the individual personalities of our cheeky chimps, assist keepers in preparing enrichment items for the troop and observe the chimps’ fascinating training and conditioning program.

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Details

Minimum Age
12
All children under 16 years must be accompanied by a paying adult
Duration
1 hr
Cost
Non-members $135, Includes Zoo Entry.
Members $99.
Available
11:50 am Thursday and Saturday
Fitness Level (Fitness Level Definitions)
Intermediate
Important Information

If you are purchasing a ticket for use by a member and a ticket for use by a non-member, please select 'ticket for member use' below. The system will then check the validity of your membership and following this you will be able to purchase your tickets.

Not suitable for those with nut allergies as nuts and peanuts are used during the experience.


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Tickets for member use

Please note that during the purchase process, you will be required to enter the name and unique membership number for each ticket that will be used by a member. Each ‘member ticket’ holder must present Photo ID and a matching valid Zoos SA Member card on the day of experience.

  • Valid Zoos SA Member Card
  • Photo Identification
Tickets for non-member use

You will be required to enter the specific details of each person undertaking the experience. Matching Photo ID will be required to be presented on the day of experience.

  • Photo Identification

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Fitness Levels

Basic: Basic terrain, suitable for all fitness levels*.

Intermediate: Walking upstairs, getting in and out of high vehicles and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for intermediate fitness levels.

Advanced: All day tour, which includes laborious work, getting in and out of high vehicles, walking upstairs and walking on uneven terrain; suitable for Advance Fitness levels.

* Not all basic Behind the Scenes are wheelchair friendly.

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