Dinos at the Zoo

Date

Must end 14 July 2024

Opening hours

9am - 4.30pm

Dino Doze from 9am to 10am. This is a low sensory experience with no dinosaurs moving or making noises.

Cost

Free with the Sanctuary admission

Location

Nature Trail

Refer to Zoo Map.

Age requirements

All ages are welcome.

Parental supervision is required.

See the roaring life-sized dinos before they leave, here only until the end of winter school holidays.

Let your imagination run wild as you explore a new trail of animatronic dinosaurs coming to life before your eyes.

There's plenty to keep both big and little dino-lovers entertained.

  • Join a guided walk through the dino trail and learn all about the prehistoric animals
  • Become a palaeontologist at the Dino Dig in Nature Trail and brush away sand and uncover hidden treasures – dinosaur bones!
  • Delight your taste buds with our exclusive menu featuring dino-themed kid's pack and Ben & Jerry's dino-themed ice cream
  • Visit the Sanctuary Shop for a prehistoric souvenir
  • Plus, check out all the play spaces located around the Sanctuary for extra play time

If you're a Zoo Member, be sure to also keep an eye out for the unique code hidden along the dino trail. Use this code to enter the scavenger hunt online for your chance to WIN weekly prizes!

 

Please note that the Sanctuary will have Dino Doze every day from 9am to 10am, which offers a low sensory experience with no dinosaurs moving or making noises.

See what visitors are saying about Dinos at the Zoo experience

"My child had the BEST time!!!"

LIKELY TO RECOMMEND: 10/10

"Such a well arranged exhibition. Never could have imagined the dinos are so very designed."

LIKELY TO RECOMMEND: 10/10

"The moving dinosaurs and lifelike models were amazing! Even the adults loved it."

LIKELY TO RECOMMEND: 10/10

Visit our other dinosaurs

Discover four unique experiences across four great zoos, each with their own trail of dinosaurs to discover.

Your visit helps Zoos Victoria's important work saving local threatened species from following in the dinosaurs footsteps towards extinction.

Why limit the fun to just one day? Become a member for unlimited entry to all four zoos

Members get more!

Only $13.25 a month over 12 months
Unlimited entry to Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Kyabram Fauna Park
Kids join free on adult memberships
Free entry to five interstate zoos
Discounts at the Zoo Shop and from our zoo partners
Help fund our conservation work to fight wildlife extinction