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Australia Zoo is gearing up for a spooktacular day this Halloween on Thursday 31 October celebrating with games, competitions and our always-in-costume characters, our Tasmanian DEVILS!

Croc Hunter costumes available now!

Want to be a Wildlife Warrior? Get your very own set of khakis AND a snake! We promise the snake doesn't bite.... Get ready for a Halloween like no other! Woo-Hoo!

Our Crocodile Hunter khaki Halloween costumes are available online or at Australia Zoo gift shops.

Buy now!

Live spider display

Come down and meet some of our eight-legged friends at our amazing pop-up spider exhibit!

Queensland Museum will be here to get you up close and personal with these incredible creatures, and you may even catch a live feeding of the beautiful arachnids. It will make your skin crawl........

Trick or Treat?!

We'll have plenty of treats on the day including free spooky face painting until 11:00am, a fancy dress competition and Trick or Treating in The Laughing Frog Lolly Shop, Croc Lair, Tiger Cart, Australiana, Crocoseum Boutique and Elephantasia gift shops!

Carve your own jack-o'-lantern*

Jack-o'-lantern pumpkin carving is fun, kid-friendly and perfect for the entire family to get into the Halloween spirit.

Watch out for signage on the day for workshop times and locations.

*limited spaces available

Halloween animal shows

Halloween isn't just for humans, watch our animals enjoy this spooky holiday too. Their treats will be in the form of fun-filled pumpkins!

Check out these special play sessions at the following show times:

  • Tortoises Live! 10:00am
  • Tiger Talk 11:15am
  • Otters Live! 3:30pm

Spooky games

There will be plenty of games including the mummy wrap, zombie races and the super spider egg snatch.

Plus, win some great prizes by finding the mysterious black cats hidden around the Zoo!

Judge our pumpkin carvings

Halloween guests will also have the opportunity to judge our staff pumpkin carving competition, a hotly contested title at Australia Zoo each October!