Date 

Limited time only

Times 

9.30am - 4.30pm 

Location 

Lost Sanctuary - new space! 

Cost 

Included with Sanctuary entry 

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

Free for Zoo Members 

Discover one of the biggest collections of ancient giants!

Experience Healesville Sanctuary’s new Lost Sanctuary.

Make your way through the wild forest to discover giant animatronic dinosaurs and megafauna around every corner!

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

  • Step back in time and explore stories of extinction 
  • Meet our Mega Keepers and learn how they train and care for these unruly beasts
  • Walk in the footprints of a T-Rex
  • Visit the Zoo Shop for a prehistoric souvenir 
  • Find out how you can help Helmeted Honeyeaters by creating habitat for these critically endangered birds

The dinosaurs have been patiently waiting at the Sanctuary while we've been closed and will remain at our zoos for some time yet, so don’t worry, they’re not leaving anytime soon!

*Children under 16 visit free on weekends, Victorian Government school holidays and Victorian public holidays.

Meet all our dinosaurs!

Explore Dino Lab at Melbourne Zoo

A hidden jungle of life-sized moving dinosaurs, fossil dig pits, science and discovery.

Discover Zoorassic at Werribee Open Range Zoo

Journey along the Werribee River Trail to discover full-scale animatronic beasts and become a palaeontologist in the Dino Dig Pit.

Your visit to Healesville Sanctuary helps fight wildlife extinction.

Want unlimited entry to all three dino exhibits when the zoo reopen?

Become a member to see them all.

Members get more!

Only $9.50 a month over 12 months
At-home virtual keeper talks, activities, kids online courses and more
Help us to love, enrich and care for our animals
Help fund conservation work to fight extinction
Free registration for kids on adult memberships
Plus unlimited zoo entry when we reopen