Tuesday 15 November 2011
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 and FUN.
Steve Irwin Day is also a day where people around the world join together to raise money for Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors to help continue Steve's conservation work and the preservation of wildlife and wild places.
There will be STACKS of fun and activities on Steve Irwin Day, all focused on celebrating and remembering the life of Steve Irwin!How much fun is this day going to be?! By jingoes we hope to see you at Australia Zoo to celebrate the life of the greatest wildlife warrior that ever lived, Steve Irwin.
Free Sausage Sizzle brekkie!*
Gates open at the extra special time of 8:00am, so fire up early and enjoy a mouth watering sausage sizzle breakfast at Admissions available from 6:00am until stocks last!
Wear your best Khaki threads!
Don't forget to dress head to toe in Khaki to receive 10% discount on gate entry and to receive a free gift - stocks are limited.
Xavier Rudd performs LIVE in the Crocoseum
Known primarily as an incredible musician it is his commitment and passion for music, social and environmental activism and surfing that has seen him travel many, many times around the world. With numerous gold and platinum selling records and literally thousands of live shows under his belt - Xavier has honed his raw talent into a globally-influenced collage of world music - a unique and inspiring mixture of reggae, funk, blues, folk, and roots music with the ability to stimulate people's spirits. His love of nature, indigenous culture and the diversity and beauty of these great regions of Australia make his Australian shows an absolute treat for the global troubadour.
Learn how YOU can Khaki-it
The KHAKI IT Tent will exhibit how Australia Zoo and other organisations KHAKI IT on a daily basis and will offer loads of information on how you can KHAKI IT to make our world a better place
Khaki-it Kids chill-out zone
When you're all tuckered out from all the action why not check out the Khaki-it kids chill out zone. With LIVE performances from Renata Halpin with her "Kids can go green too" show, cooking demonstrations from our reptile chefs and much more this is a great spot to chill out and relax!
Possum Box Making
Help your local Wildlife by making one of these awesome Possum boxes! These boxes are a great way to invite local wildlife such as possums and sugar gliders into your backyard. They also keep them safe from preditors!
Little Green Thumbs- Plant your own seedling!
The team from Little Green Thumbs will be joining us on the day and helping you do your bit for the ennviroment by planting your own native seedling in a bio cup for you to take home!
Oz Mosaics- Mosaic workshop
Add your piece to the conservation puzzle and help us create an awesome African themed masterpiece! The team from Oz Mosaics will help you add your piece of tile to the work of art. Once it's completed you can tag yourself in the photograph to let all your family and friends know that that piece was your contribution to conservation!
All this PLUS FREE face painting, FREE colouring competition and a Major Prize Draw where you can WIN stacks of awesome prizes we've got more fun and games than you can poke a stick at!
It's as wild as life gets at Australia Zoo as we celebrate the life of the greatest wildlife warrior that ever lived, Steve Irwin.
Check out www.steveirwinday.org
Steve Irwin Day Images
Join Special guest star Kate Gosselin to officially open Steve Irwin Day 2011
Join Special guest star Quade Cooper Australian Wallaby in the Crocoseum to officially open Steve Irwin Day 2011
All funds raised on Steve Irwin Day will go to the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to help save sick and injured Wildlife