School holiday adventures

Zoo adventures await these school holidays!

Visit Werribee Open Range Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Melbourne Zoo from Saturday 20 September to experience these free (with general admission) activity programs. Hurry, they’re only running for a limited time!

School holiday programs

A full day educator-led holiday program for kids

  • 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

School holiday careers programs

During the school holidays we also offer full day careers programs for teenagers who want to work with animals.

  • 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

  • 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