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Every month is a celebration at Australia Zoo! Check out the WILD monthly events we have in store this year. Each event is jam-packed with entertainment, rides, competitions, face-painting and stacks of family fun.

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 calendar icon  March 2015

St Patrick's Day
17th March

Leaping leprechauns! It's as wild as St. Patrick's Day gets as Australia Zoo GOES GREEN to celebrate on Monday, 17 March.

WIFE-CARRYING RACE TO WIN YOUR WIFE'S WEIGHT IN GOLD!
Take part in our “wife”-carrying race to win your wife’s weight in gold. And yes, you did hear that correctly – we’ll give the winner their wife’s weight in liquid gold (that’s beer for all your Irish folk!) if they are the fastest to complete our obstacle course. All you need to do is grab a “wife” (it can be a friend, sister, daughter or stranger, as long as they are over 18 years of age and happy to participate), , and race around our track for approximately 200m while carrying your wife. You’ll have to carry your wife while you take part in a slip and slide, run through sand, do some limbo and jump some hurdles – and that’s just part of it. You’ll have to smooch one of our beautiful animals too, and be the fastest to get around the track to win! 

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Save the Cassowary Fundraiser
21st March

Join the Australia Zoo Birds crew with your best costume mask as they throw a Masquerade Party at one of the Sunshine Coast's most exquisite venues, the Forest Sanctuary. Nestled in the heart of the rainforest, the event will raise much-needed funds for Rainforest Rescue's Save the Cassowary campaign, specifically the care of three orphaned cassowary chicks, part of the incredibly endangered Australian population.

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 calendar icon  April 2015

Easter Holiday Fun
3rd April - 19th April

It's as wild as holidays get this Easter at Australia Zoo! If you're on a chocolate high this Easter, we have just the place to burn some energy. Easter at Australia Zoo means stacks of FUN, free face painting (9:00am - 11:00am weekends only) and of course you never know what that cheeky Easter Bunny has in store!

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 calendar icon  May 2015

Mother's Day
10th May

Treat Mum to the ultimate day out at Australia Zoo this Mother's Day on Sunday, 10 May!

KISS A CRITTER TO WIN
Mums can get up close with some of our amazing dingoes, giraffes and camels to win stacks of prizes in our Kiss A Critter Competitions!

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