School holiday adventures

Zoo adventures await these school holidays!

Visit Werribee Open Range Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Melbourne Zoo from Saturday 5 April to experience these free (with general admission) activity programs. Hurry, they’re only running for a limited time!

  • Ranger Kids

    Ranger Kids

    This autumn, visit our exciting new indoor play space, Ranger Kids. Kids can play at being vets and wildlife rangers and explore an African Village.

  • Celebrate Corroboree

    Celebrate Corroboree 

    Learn to throw a boomerang and hear Dreamtime stories at Corroboree, a special celebration of Indigenous people, culture and the land.

  • New at Keeper Kids

    New at Keeper Kids

    Discover the new Works play space at Keeper Kids. Kids can try their hand at plumbing, carpentry or zoo design!


School holiday programs

During the school holidays we also offer full day educator-led holiday program’s for kids and teenagers.

  • Keeper for a Day

    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.
    Age: Students in years 7- 12. Booking essential

  • Vet for a Day

    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.
    Age: Students in years 7- 12. Booking essential

  • Kids Go Wild

    Melbourne Zoo's school holiday program is back and bigger than ever! Children will have exclusive access to behind-the-scenes areas of Melbourne Zoo, meet animals up close and take part in some cool craft and games!
    Age: 5- 12 year olds. Booking essential

  • Keeper for a Day

    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!
    Age: Students in years 7- 12. Booking essential