Zoo adventures awate this summer
Melbourne Zoo
lion gorge
Wombat’s Secret Maze
  • Explore our brand new interactive maze experience
  • Meet our new African Wild Dog pack
  • Discover a secret that helps save wildlife!
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Werribee Open Range Zoo
Hippo Beach
Gorilla Rangers on Patrol
  • Go on a guided gorilla patrol to help monitor and care for gorillas
  • Join in storytelling and tend to gorilla patients at the Ranger Kids play space
  • Meet our Gorillas, Motaba, Ganyeka and Yakini
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Healesville Sanctuary
Celebrate Corroboree
  • Learn to throw a boomerang and weave a beautiful grass bracelet
  • Discover how to cook damper over an open fire
  • Create rock art with traditional Indigenous symbols
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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!