- Duration: 15 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Crafers, South Australia
- Product code: Q200136001
The Echidna Encounter provides an opportunity for guests to meet one of Australia’s native icons, the echidna. Those participating in this encounter enter the enclosure with the wildlife keeper, and assist with this unique opportunity of feeding these animals while learning all about their adaptations and behaviours, and the importance of echidnas in our environment.
- Spend time with our echidnas and their keeper, inside the animal’s enclosure.
- Help feed our echidnas, and observe the unique way they feed with their 15cm long sticky tongues.
- Gain knowledgeable information about our echidnas, and how we care for them.
- Learn about the importance of echidnas and their unique lifecycles.
- Take the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about our echidnas, their adaptations and lifestyle, and caring for them in a sanctuary.
- Take away a new appreciation for these wonderful animals, and learn about the steps you can take to help conserve them for future generations.
Availability: Daily (warmer months - November to April)
Time: 12.10 pm (participants to meet Mammal Keeper at the Echidna Exhibit 5
minutes prior to commencement of the encounter)
Number: Maximum 4 participants
Duration: 15 minutes
Age: Participants must be aged 6 years or over. Every child (6-15 years) must
be accompanied by a paying adult
Available as a Gift Voucher