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Junior Keeper Programme

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.

Date – Wednesday 10th July 2024 & Tuesday 16th July 2024

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.

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Junior Keeper PLUS

For children aged 10-14 years who love animals!

Work alongside one of our keepers to help feed and care for our animals. PLUS learn about bees and beekeeping with real beehives.

Date – TBC

Duration – 9:30am – 3:30pm

Cost – $130 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 and bring gumboots for bee-proof protection.

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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 want 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 – $4 per bag or $5 per cup

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