An ADF families event: Zoo day out, Hunter

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Hunter Valley Zoo

138 Lomas Lane

Nulkaba, NSW 2325

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Hunter ADF families — come along to our zoo day out.

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NOTE: This event is only for Australian Defence Force families.

Get close and personal with your favourite exotic animals at the Hunter Valley Zoo. The Zoo is located on Lomas Lane, Nulkaba, only 5 minutes from Cessnock and features a wide variety of Australian and exotic mammals, birds and reptiles.

The Zoo offers light food options at reception and also provides free barbecue facilities and undercover seating. Families are welcome to bring a picnic lunch.

Take the opportunity to meet your local DCO team while linking up with other Defence families. Enjoying meeting new people, sharing experiences and admiring the wonderful animals.

Entry will be provided only to ADF members and their immediate family. Children must be listed as dependents in PMKeys. Please arrive between 9.00am – 12.00pm.

Attraction Times:

Koala Talk: 10.30am

Lion Talk: 11.30am

Meerkat Talk: 1.00pm

Spider Monkey Talk: 2.30pm

All shows are subject to change, according to weather, and dependent on the animals on the day.

Registrations close on 7 May 2021, unless the event is fully booked earlier. When you arrive at the event you will be asked to show your ticket (either printed or electronic) and Defence ID. If you do not have a Defence ID card, please contact us at DCO.hunterrims@defence.gov.au to make alternate arrangements.

In the event of unfavourable weather conditions or a change in government COVID-19 restrictions, this event may be cancelled or rescheduled. Please ensure your email address is accurate as you will receive a booking confirmation and any receive additional information or changes to the event by email.

You should carefully read the following information to ensure you are aware of all requirements relating to this event. This information is regularly updated and may not be the same as information on previous DCO events you may have registered for.

  • In line with government regulations and our COVID Safe Plan, tickets for this event are limited to ensure we practice safe social distancing.
  • When registering for the event, you must register for a ticket for yourself and each person attending (including every baby, toddler and child).
  • When registering you will be required to provide your best contact number. In the event of a COVID-19 outbreak or the positive COVID-19 test result of an attendee, your contact details will be provided for contact tracing if directed by the Department of Health.
  • If you or someone in your family are feeling unwell with flu-like symptoms on the day of the event, please stay at home. If you attend the event with flu-like symptoms, staff will advise you to return home and to seek medical advice.
  • Antibacterial wipes and hand sanitiser will be available at the event. Attendees are asked to make use of the hygiene measures available on arrival at the event and again when departing.
  • A photographer will be in attendance at this event. If you don’t want to be photographed, or have your family photographed, please let the photographer know. Please note: any photos taken may be used in DCO publications, online or on social media.
  • Parents are required to remain onsite to supervise their children.
  • If you have any mobility requirements, please email us at dco.hunterrims@defence.gov.au
  • If you become unable to attend the event, please cancel your booking by clicking on the link in your confirmation email ‘View and manage your order online’. This takes you to your ‘Tickets’ page where you can choose the ‘Cancel my Order’ option to release the tickets back to the event listing.
  • Due to contact tracing requirements, it’s important that you do not transfer your tickets to another family.
  • The waitlist will show automatically on the registration page once the event is fully booked. If you’d like to register on the waitlist, complete the ‘Contact Information’ form for every individual person who requires a ticket. For example, if three family members require a ticket you should complete the ‘Contact Information’ form three times.
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Nulkaba, NSW 2325

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