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What's On - Willowbank Wildlife Reserve & Restaurant

What’s On

From the 5th of April 2022, vaccine passes will no longer be required for entry to Willowbank.


Junior Keeper Program

For children aged 10-14 years who love animals!

A behind-the-scenes experience into life as a Keeper. Work alongside one of our keepers to help feed and care for our animals. Be ready to have heaps of fun in a very hands-on way.

Timing – Selected days during School Holidays

Duration – 10:30am – 2:30pm

Cost – $80 per child (includes lunch and a Willowbank hat)

Conditions – This activity is all-weather and sometimes messy so come dressed appropriately.

Closed-toe shoes must be worn.




Great Midwinter Sale

Buy tickets online and save 30% on entry tickets including adult, child, student, senior, and family day passes. Simply use the promo code: thankyouchch

Promotion date: 01/07/2022 – 31/07/2022



Feeding Times

Watch the Willowbank Keepers feed our animals at the following times and get some great photos!

10:45am – Otters

11:50am – Eels

12:45pm – Gibbons

1:00pm – Kea



Animal Food

If you’re wanting to hand-feed some animals yourself during a visit to Willowbank, farmyard food is available for

purchase and is located adjacent to our ticket desk in the main building. There you will also find bird food, eel food, and fish food.

Cost – $3 per bag or $4 per cup

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