What’s new to see and do?

What’s new to see and do?
Melbourne Zoo
Become a Wild Child
Become a Wild Child
  • Play in our new Keeper Kids outdoor play space
  • Dress up and pretend to be field researchers
  • Learn all about Victorian endangered wildlife
Learn more about Wild Child »
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Learning to Roar
Learning to Roar
  • Meet our three growing Lion cubs
  • Learn how to prowl, pounce and roar like a Lion
  • Enjoy performances of How The Lion Got Its Roar
Learn more about Roar »
Healesville Sanctuary
Meet our little Burrowers
Meet our little Burrowers
  • Learn about the secret lives of echidnas, wombats and platypus
  • Catch our all new Echidna Keeper Talk
Learn more about Little Burrowers »


School holiday careers programs

The following programs are designed for students in Years 7-12:

  • Keeper for a Day at Healesville Sanctuary

    Go behind the scenes with some of our most precious and endangered Australian animals. Come and work as threatened species keeper at Healesville Sanctuary these school holidays and learn how you can help fight extinction.
  • Vet for a Day at Healesville Sanctuary

    Come and work alongside our vets on real life cases involving Healesville Sanctuary’s animals, including endangered species, as well as injured wildlife brought to the hospital.
  • Keeper for a Day at Werribee Open Range Zoo

    Are you an aspiring Zoo keeper? Find out if you have what it takes to care for the amazing array of animals at Werribee Open Range Zoo these school holidays!