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Panda Rise and Shine

Experience River Safari the way everyone wishes they could! Get up-close and personal with the giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia in this exclusive tour. Be the first guests of River Safari and catch Kai Kai and Jia Jia with their bed-hair before the Park opens for the day.

This tour takes you to the back-of-house area of the Giant Panda Forest where you can watch the keepers serve the bears their pre-breakfast snack and perform morning check-ups. Roll up your sleeves and help to prepare breakfast for Kai Kai and Jia Jia.

End the tour on a sweet note with a delicious Panda Pau breakfast at Mama Panda Restaurant and take home a photograph to capture the memories of this unique encounter.

Timing Available on Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:40am to 10:30am only
Price $350.00 / participant
Number of participants Minimum: 2; Maximum: 6

To register for a Panda Rise and Shine Tour, please send in an online request on the River Safari Education website.

Terms and Conditions

  • Participants over 7 years old are welcome. Children below 13 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • Bookings and full payment must be made 7 working days in advance. Bookings are confirmed upon receipt of payment via cash, cheque or credit card (VISA, Mastercard or AMEX).
  • Programme pricing stated includes 7% GST and River Safari admission.
  • Programme pricing does not include Amazon River Quest and River Safari Cruise tickets.
  • Prices and programmes are correct at point of communication and subject to change without prior notice.
  • Cancellations and refunds are not permitted. Changes to tour dates can be made 5 working days in advance. Last minute changes to a tour date are permitted if a Medical Certificate is produced.
  • This programme only runs in one timeslot on tour days since it follows the morning routine of our giant pandas. This programme is available on a first-come-first-served basis. You are advised to make your booking at least 1 month in advance (excluding weekends & PHs) to avoid disappointment.
  • Availability of the Panda Rise and Shine Behind-the-Scenes tour is subject to animal health and/or safety concerns. River Safari reserves the right to cancel or modify the programme in case of animal ill-health or unsafe situations. In the event of a cancellation by us, efforts will be made to reschedule the tour to a future date.