From the Beerwah Reptile Park to Australia Zoo, read all about the history of how the Irwin family transformed a few acres of land into the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the entire world!
Stephen Robert Irwin was born on February 22, 1962, in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria. Steve grew up loving all wildlife, especially reptiles. He caught his first venomous snake (a common brown) at the tender age of six.
Terri Raines was born in Eugene, Oregon, USA on the 20 July 1964. Terri enjoyed a love for wildlife and a desire to help animals from a very early age. A chance encounter with Steve would change their lives forever!
Bindi Sue Irwin was born on July 24, 1998 and is a passionate wildlife conservationist, who has inherited her parents’ love for wildlife and wild places. Bindi is a determined soul, destined to make a positive difference on the planet.
Robert Clarence Irwin was born on December 1, 2003 and the abundance of energy he brings to Australia Zoo is contagious! With his love of nature, he enjoys wildlife photography, feeding crocodiles and learning about the world around him.