Please note that this is an overdue event

Meet the Capybara & Tamarin

Meet the Capybara & Tamarin

Now, you'll have a chance to meet the capybara, the largest rodent in the world, and nature's "agile stuntman", the tamarin!


Try your hand as an animal keeper and prepare a delicious feast to feed these animal friends. You can also enjoy an exclusive talk about capybara and tamarin husbandry and care!

Smart Tips

  • Participants are advised to wear sports shoes and pants.
  • Participants will not have any physical interaction with the animals.
  • All forms of photography or videography and the use of mobile devices are not permitted during the programme.


  • Programme starts from 14 July 2018 onwards
  • 3:15pm - 4:00pm (Available daily, except Thursdays; pre-booking and onsite enrolment is available)

Application Methods and Deadlines

  • Apply Online: Minimum 2 days’ advance booking (online application, online application for Smartfun Members)
  • Apply In-person at Ocean Park Ticketing Office, Main Entrance: Minimum 1 day’s advance booking before 5pm
  • On-site Application: Subject to availability at the time of application. Apply in person at Waterfront Gifts, Ricky’s Shack, Shutters, Rainforest Gift Shop and The Lodge 60 minutes before programme schedule.


Image Credit: Ocean Park Hong Kong




Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Premium Passes : 270 HKD
Participants with valid SmartFun Annual Gold or Silver Passes : 288 HKD
Participants with valid Ocean Park admission tickets : 360 HKD
Admission Ticket covering the Meet the Capybara & Tamarin Programme : 840 HKD (Adult)
Admission Ticket covering the Meet the Capybara & Tamarin Programme : 600 HKD (Child 3-11yrs)

Telephone number

Enquiry Hotline:
(852) 3923 2323
(Select the language and press [4] for Ocean Park Discovery & Education Department.)



Hong Kong
Ocean Park, ‎Wong Chuk Hang‎, ‎Hong Kong Island

How to get there?

  • By bus (both local and cross-boundary buses are available). Just get off the bus after going through the Aberdeen Tunnel and it's a short walk to the Park
  • The Citybus Route 629 runs daily from Central Star Ferry (every 20-60min)
  • By MTR: Ocean Park Station on South Island Line
  • By car or coach (parking facilities available)