Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Every month is a celebration at Australia Zoo!

Check out the AWESOME events coming soon! Each event is jam-packed with entertainment, rides, competitions, face-painting and stacks of family fun!

Australia Zoo turns 50!

January 1 - December 31

Australia Zoo came from humble beginnings, opening to the public in 1970 as a two acre wildlife park with an array of snakes, freshwater crocodiles and kangaroos. Steve’s mission was to encourage people to live harmoniously alongside wildlife. Fast forward 50 years to the most interactive conservation destination on the planet!

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Father’s Day

September 6

Treat Dad to the ultimate wildlife experience this Father’s Day as we gear up to celebrate all the amazing dads out there! Come and celebrate with our gorgeous animal families and the great fathers we have here at the zoo - we’ll have games, activities for the kids and some amazing prizes to be won.

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Spring Holiday Fun

September 19 – October 4

Join us for stacks of spring holiday fun! With so many activities for the whole family to enjoy, plus our amazing wildlife, it's sure to be an action-packed two weeks filled with adventure!

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Halloween

October 31

Australia Zoo gets set to celebrate Halloween each year with a spooky spectacle of a celebration! Featuring our very own devils (even if they are cute little Tasmanian devils) and trick-or-treating for all our amazing guests. What a spook-tacular day!

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Steve Irwin Day

November 15

To celebrate the life of the original Wildlife Warrior, Steve Irwin. Guests are encouraged to wear their khaki and join us on November 15 for Steve Irwin Day! As the birthday of Steve’s favourite animal, Harriet the Galapagos tortoise, this day was chosen to remember Steve’s passion for wildlife and commitment to conservation.

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Robert’s 17th Birthday

December 1

Come celebrate with the youngest member of the Irwin family, Robert Irwin, as he shares his 17th birthday with all our incredible guests and wildlife! Kids aged 14 years and under party at Australia Zoo all day for FREE on the December 1.

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Summer Holiday Fun

December 12 - January 25

Don't miss all the slithering, swooping, jaw dropping action these January School Holidays at Australia Zoo! What better way to spend time with your family than by enjoying a day at the Zoo!

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Australia Day

January 26

Join us on Australia Day for a big celebration of all things Aussie! Each year we celebrate our amazing Australian wildlife, as well as fun games and activities for the whole family!

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Valentine’s Day

February 14

It’s as wild as Valentine’s Day gets! Join us for a date with your loved one or visit us to celebrate your love of wildlife. We’ll have games for the kids, animal magnetism competitions and great prizes to be won!

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International Women’s Day

March 8

Australia Zoo proudly present a celebration of International Women's Day 2021. Paving the way in conservation across the globe are Wildlife Warriors Terri and Bindi Irwin. Both women have devoted their lives to saving wildlife and protecting wild places and their mission includes inspiring others to join them.

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Easter Holiday Fun

April 2 - 18

Join us for all the Easter school holiday fun! On Easter Sunday, guests can take part in a massive, zoo-wide Easter treasure hunt while checking out all the amazing wildlife around the zoo for some egg-cellent prizes. You might even be lucky enough to spot an Irwin along the way!

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Mother’s Day

May 9

Australia Zoo has plenty of special families and is proud to celebrate mothers in all forms – be that human or wildlife! Guests are encouraged to bring their families to meet our wildlife families on Mother’s Day as well as taking part in the games and activities on offer.

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Winter Holiday Fun

June 26 - July 11

Join us for stacks of winter holiday fun! With so many activities for the whole family to enjoy, plus our amazing wildlife, it's sure to be an action-packed two weeks filled with adventure!

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Bindi’s 23rd Birthday

July 24

Help Bindi celebrate her 23rd birthday on July 24 by joining us for a massive animal-themed party! Kids 14 years and under celebrate for FREE, what an awesome day for the whole family.

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Australia Zoo Markets

August 7

Our fabulous Australia Zoo Markets are back! All funds raised will help Wildlife Warriors' conservation projects around the world including the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

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