Junior Keepers


Open to 8 to 14 year olds, Junior Keepers incorporates animal feeding, presentation, interaction and projects to assist our keepers in their day to day schedules, giving the young ones participating an insight into the life of a wildlife keeper.

Keepers and support staff running the program have existing Blue Cards to meet government requirements regarding child care.

As numbers are limited, bookings are essential.

Junior Keepers is available on the following school holiday dates:

  • Tuesday 12th April 2022
  • Wednesday 13th April 2022
  • Tuesday 28th of June 2022
  • Wednesday 29th of June 2022
  • Tuesday 5th of July 2022
  • Wednesday 6th of July 2022


  • 4 hour program – 11am to 3pm
  • Maximum of 15 children per group to comply with COVID restrictions
  • Includes lunch and afternoon tea
  • Wear enclosed shoes, hat, shirt (no singlets) and sunscreen
  • Bring your camera, water bottle and a positive fun attitude

Wildlife Habitat Junior Keepers program is amazing value!

$60 per child

Forward bookings are welcome, please contact Wildlife Habitat on (07) 4099 3235 or email info@wildlifehabitat.com.au, payment is required to confirm your booking.

Check out this article on 5 Reasons to become a Junior Keeper…..

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little girl holding birds interactive bird session wildife habitat port douglas

small crocodile in reptile presentation

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