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You won't go hungry here! (Map Ref 6C) Australia Zoo caters for a wide variety of tastes, even birthday parties and functions at The Crikey Café Food Court. The Food Court offers an extensive menu that includes breakfast, burgers, pizzas, salads, sushi, hot takeaway, sandwiches, coffees and yummy desserts. There is seating for up to 1200 people, so you are guaranteed a spot to relax and enjoy your morning tea, lunch or ice-cream!

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Crikey Café Foodcourt

Crikey Caféy Foodcourt - There is seating for up to 1200 people, so you are guaranteed a spot to relax and enjoy your morning tea, lunch or ice-cream!

The Crikey Café Food Court is one of the largest food and beverage operations on the Sunshine Coast. We enhance Australia Zoo’s visitors’ experience by providing a food and beverage service that is of excellent quality, is value for money and is in a clean environment.

Get here early for the kids’ Story Time session in the Food Court. Your children will be entertained listening to ‘Bindi’s Wildlife Adventures’ while you have some time out and enjoy a coffee and a piece of cake.

Take a seat at one of our unique tables made from recycled Queensland hardwood, and check out the Koalas having a nap in the trees in the middle of the Food Court. The Crikey Café Food Court also caters for
*special dietary needs – we offer a choice of vegetarian meals and a menu has been designed specifically for patrons who have food allergies and food intolerances.

Dingo Diner

Dingo DinerThe Dingo Diner (Map Ref 8B), is situated close to the Dingo and Camel exhibits in the exotic mammals precinct of the Zoo. This eatery seats up to 150 people and serves hot food, sandwiches, drinks, coffees, cakes and ice creams.

But that's not all

Enjoy a coffee or ice cream while you check out the wildlife up at Africa (Map Ref I1). Visit our friendly staff at our Ponies shop (Map Ref B2) where you can get pies, drinks, ice creams and even purchase toys and jewelry to remember your visit.

Birthday Parties and Functions

Thinking of having a Birthday Party? Or maybe you need a venue for a corporate function, here at The Crikey Café Food Court we cater for all. From small school groups through to corporate functions and weddings. We offer meal vouchers, buffet menus and a variety of platter options.

So call now to book your hassle-free function.

To book your next party or function call (07) 5436 2025 or email

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If you are interested in applying for a position at the Crikey Café Foodcourt, please send your resume to our Human Resource Officers. Email: Fax: (07) 5439 9128 (Attention: HR Manager)

Dairy Intolerant:

  • Gluten Free Sausages
  • Steak and Salad
  • Hot Chips
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Lemonade Icy Pole
  • Frosty Fruit
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Chiko Roll
  • Wedges
  • Hot Dog
  • Dim Sims
  • Potato scallops

Gluten Free:

  • Gluten Free Sausages and Salad
  • Steak and Salad
  • Greek Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Turkey and Salad Plate
  • Ham and Salad Plate
  • Blueberry Friand
  • Lemonade Icy Pole

Please Note: Menu is subject to change without notice.

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