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Emperor Tamarin Encounter

Moustaches are all the rage, but the Emperor Tamarin had them before they were cool!

Age Requirements: 10 years and older

Come and experience an encounter with these regal critters. They are likely to jump all over you while you enjoy playing with them and feeding them their favourite snacks.

Please note: We cannot get walkers or wheelchairs into this exhibit, we can accommodate a chair inside to sit on if required however you will need to be able to walk up and down a few steps or step over two small steps to get into this exhibit for the encounter. We apologise for any inconvenience.

What’s Included

  • 20 Minutes playing, interacting with and feeding our Tamarins.
  • Please contact our friendly office staff for times and availability.
  • A Zoo Keeper will be there to answer any questions and teach you all about this amazing species.
  • Take as many photos as you like on your camera and keep the special memories to show friends and family.
  • Cost $80 per person.
  • (Price does not include admission into the zoo).
  • Maximum of 2 people per Encounter, this can include other people in your group.
  • Ages: 10 yrs and older (This is for the safety of both children and the animals, sorry for any inconvenience).
  • Please alert staff if you have any cold or flu Symptoms as primates are susceptible to these viruses.
  • FULLY ENCLOSED FLAT shoes are required.
  • Terms and Conditions Apply.

Please contact us on (02) 4990 7714 for further information and availability.

Terms and Conditions

  • Hunter Valley Zoo may choose to cancel specific encounters due to sudden change of weather conditions or animal welfare at any time, guests will be notified and dates re-scheduled.
  • Payment must be received before any encounter can proceed.
  • Participants must arrive 5 minutes before the start of the encounter to avoid the session time being cut short.
  • Animals respond in different ways, we cannot control them with this, experiences may vary.
  • All participants must follow the keepers instructions failure to do so may result in a shortened session.
  • Encounter Price does not include admission into the zoo.
  • Parent or adult guardians must take responsibility for participating children at all times.
  • Photos can only be used for personal purposes. The publication, distribution or reproduction of these photographs for commercial or promotional purposes is prohibited unless prior authorization is obtained.
  • Prices are subject to change.

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