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Saturday 11 December 2010 - Sunday 23 January 2011

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Summer is here and Australia Zoo is set to be the coolest place to be, with more action and live entertainment than you can poke a stick at, including Bindi's brand new show!

What a little beauty! Terri hand-feeding crocs; have your photo taken with Santa and a gator; bid in the silent auction, sing along with Kids Alive - Do the Five! ...and so much more!

Saturday 11 December - Friday 24 December

Zoo opens daily at 9am

Major Prize Draw, 9am - 5pm

Face Painting, 9am - 11am, (WEEKENDS ONLY)

Colouring Competition, 9am - 5pm,

Meet Santa! Get your photo taken in our photo studio with Santa and one of our gorgeous Alligators! 10.30am - 11.00am and 12.00pm - 12.30pm

Sunday 26 December - Sunday 23 January

Join Bindi and the Jungle Girls LIVE in the Crocseum with their BRAND NEW SHOW, 11.00am

Terri, Bindi and Wes feed the Crocs LIVE in the Crocoseum daily, 11.30am

Silent Auction to raise money for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, open from 9.00am - 1.30pm. Place your bid to WIN an exclusive animal encounter with Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin

Major Prize Draw, 9am - 5pm

Face Painting, 9am - 11am (WEEKENDS ONLY)

Colouring Competition, 9am - 5pm

FREE Croc Slide, 10.00am - 4.00pm

KIDS ALIVE! - Monday 27 December - Friday 31 December

Laurie Lawrence's water safety show ‘Kids Alive Do the Five!', Teach your kids how to be safe in and around the pool this summer. 10.00am and 1.30pm

Sunday 23 January 2011- Meet Terri and Bindi!

Be one of the first 100 patrons to purchase the Totally Bindi book and you will have the chance to meet Terri and Bindi Irwin and have their book personally signed!*


Phew.. and just when you thought we couldn't cram in any more excitement, get ready for more awesome activities on Australia Day!

* Terms and Conditions

  • All patrons visiting Australia Zoo on Sunday 23 January are eligible. Note that NO pre-purchases or pre-registrations will be eligible.
  • The first 100 people to purchase a Totally Bindi book from Australia Zoo's Crocoseum Boutique will have the chance to meet Terri and Bindi Irwin and get their book signed.
  • Numbers are strictly limited.
  • Only patrons purchasing their book from the Crocoseum Boutique will be issued with a wristband for the signing. Patrons purchasing a book from any other retail outlet will not be eligible.
  • Eligible patrons will be issued with a wristband for the signing. Please ensure you keep your wristband until after the signing as proof of eligibility.
  • On Sunday 23 January 2011 signing will commence at 1.30pm. Eligible patrons may line up outside the Australiana Shop from 12.00 noon.
  • Only Totally Bindi books will be signed, no clothing, photographs or other items will be signed.

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