Sunday 15 November 2009
November 15 2009
Crikey! The countdown has begun for Steve Irwin Day on November 15 - an international and annual event to celebrate the extraordinary life of the one and only Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. The day will represent the many things Steve was passionate about: FAMILY, WILDLIFE CONSERVATION, FUN and KHAKI.
There will be STACKS of fun and activities at Australia Zoo on Steve Irwin Day, all focused on celebrating and remembering the life of Steve Irwin!
- Terri, Bindi, Robert Irwin and Wes Mannion feeding the Crocs
- a special performance by Jessica Mauboy
- a guest appearance by WWE superstar, Edge!
What's on this Steve Irwin Day?
In the carpark:
- Rotary are cooking up a free Breakfast from 6:00am (until stocks last). Then hang around to watch the Crocodile Hunter movie marathon in the Khaki Cinema
- Have a go on the FREE Segway rides around the obstacle course
- Slip and slide down out giant FREE Croc slide
- Toyota Scifleet will be bringing along 3 of their eco-friendly hybrid vehicles to show how they are KHAKI-ing IT
- You have seen it cruising around the streets of the Sunshine Coast. Now, get your photo next to the Australia Zoo Croc Cruiser.
- Check out the KHAKI IT tent where you will see different companies that have built their businesses on being environmentally friendly and helping the community.
- Get the kids in for a bit of fun FREE recycling activities in our Recycle Factory run by Beerwah's Community Recycling.
Crikey! The fun doesn't stop there! Head inside the Zoo early at 8:00am for even more action packed fun. Everyone donning their Khaki's will receive 10% off the admission price and a FREE Steve Irwin Day gift (while stocks last). Wooo-hoo!
In the Zoo:
- Gates open at the early time of 8:00am
- Make sure you're in the Crocoseum at 10:30am to catch Terri, Bindi, Robert and Wes Mannion feeding the Crocs, a special performance by Jessica Mauboy, and a guest appearance by WWE superstar, Edge!
- Don't miss out on your chance to meet the following celebrities:
Dick Johnson* and his racing team at 10:00am - 10:30am.
Jessica Mauboy* at 1:30pm - 2:00pm
WWE Superstar Edge* at 1:00pm - 1:45pm
*Limited spaces available
- Be in the Crocoseum at 1:30pm to catch a special presentation by Professor Craig Franklin on the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve, and take part in the auction for a private animal encounter with Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin!
- Join Australian singer, songwriter and former world champion surfer, Beau Young, who will be performing throughout the day
- Don't miss the tremendous sounds of The Blenders - a huge Khaki clad male choir roving around the zoo
- Visit the KHAKI IT tent to see how Australia Zoo KHAKI's IT and find out how you can too!
- Make your FREE possum boxes and green thumbs pot planting to take home with you!
Wildlife Warriors silent auction:
Don't forget to check out the ripper auction items on Steve Irwin Day, with all money raised going to Wildlife Warriors! Here are just a few to whet your whistle...
- BRISBANE LIONS - Block-mounted 2008 "HBA Lions Alliance" team photo signed by the team including legendary coach Leigh Matthews. Ready to hang!
- THE VERONICAS - Khaki shirt signed by The Veronicas - Lisa and Jess Origliasso (framed)
- DICK JOHNSON - Khaki shirt signed by Jim Beam Racing's Dick Johnson (framed)
- BARBIE - Khaki shirt signed by and adorned with a picture of Barbie (framed)
- PUSSYCAT DOLLS - Khaki shirt signed by Pussycat Dolls (framed)
- PAT RAFTER - Khaki shirt adorned with the handprints of one of Australia's greatest ever tennis players, Pat Rafter (not framed)
- SUMMER DOWN UNDER - 2008 SDU shirt signed by Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin (not framed)
- QUIKSILVER PRO - T-shirt signed by champion surfers on 2004 tour including Kelly Slater, Mark Occhilupo, Taj Burrow, Dan Molloy, Koby Abberton & more (not framed)
- CASTROL CAP - Signed by Mark Winterbottom and Steve Richards (not framed)
- CANVAS ALLIGATOR ART - Crikey! This is your chance to own a unique piece of Alligator Art! Created by our very own Zoo alligators...Wooo-hoo!
- FRAMED CHEETAH PAINTING - An enchanting depiction of this beautiful creature created by artist Wendy Hartman.
- BREVILLE BAR AROMA COFFEE & SPICE GRINDER -This stylish stainless steel coffee grinder perfectly grinds coffee beans to preserve delicate natural oils, maximizing both flavour and aroma. Removable bean container, holds up to 250g coffee beans...Coffee anyone?
Plus don't miss Australia Zoo's 14 awesome wildlife shows everyday where you can get hands on with even more roving wildlife! Meet our naughty wombats, slithering snakes, gorgeous dingo's and bonzer birds, and have a go at Bindi's Pony Trails!
Check out the new Steve Irwin Day website!