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Kids parties

Create lasting memories with an exciting, fun and memorable birthday at the Zoo!

Melbourne Zoo's Kids Party Packages are perfect for kids aged two to ten.

We offer a range of both indoor and outdoor venue options throughout Melbourne Zoo and our package includes a food and beverage attendant, a child friendly menu and fun activities. We can even provide colourful birthday cupcakes made at our very own Zoo Bakery! And we don't forget the parents with an adult friendly menu that can be pre-ordered.

Our experienced zoo events team can also organise entertainment, styling or a keeper talk to ensure your child’s birthday is a memorable one.

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Party package inclusions:

  • Electronic invitations
  • Food and beverage attendant
  • Complimentary admission tickets for all children*
  • Two complimentary adult admission tickets valued at $92
  • Child friendly menu
  • Cut and serve birthday cake
  • Biscuit decorating activity
  • Colouring in and crayons

*Children complimentary on weekends, public holidays, and Vic School Holidays under 16 years.


  • Fairy bread
  • Party pies
  • Sausage rolls
  • Margarita pizza
  • Bowls of popcorn
  • Fruit platter
  • Sandwiches
  • Water or juice

Party times

Saturdays and Sundays, with two available booking times: 

  • 10am - 12pm
  • 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Age range

Ideal for kids aged two to ten years


Our kids parties are great for groups of 10 to 40 children.

Need more guests? Email Zoo Events zooevents@restaurantassociates.com.au or call us on 03 9285 9440 as we have a range of function room options.


$50 per child (10 minimum) + room hire


Please note all guests including adults attending the function must purchase admission tickets to the Zoo. We offer a 50% discount ($23 per adult) when you book yours 10 days prior to the function date. After this date, no changes or additions/refunds can be made. Please email us on zooevents@restaurantassociates.com.au if you wish to receive the discounted tickets.

If you missed the deadline, you will need to purchase the admission tickets online here at a full price of $46 per adult.

If you are a Adult Zoo Member, you do not need to pre-book online.

Spaces / Venue hire



Perfect for 30 guests with no more than 15 children. This stand alone room is nestled amongst the bamboo and is tucked away, an adventure just to get there. Complete with an outside deck and animal exhibit it is the perfect dedicated space to host your children’s birthday party.


April - August $310
September - March $415

Fantastic undercover space looking out onto the lawns. Perfect for up to 60 guests per pavilion and 30 children. These dedicated pavilions allow your kids to hear the animals while enjoying their birthday party.


Discuss with one of our friendly event coordinators.

Frequently Asked Questions

Download and complete the booking form and email zooevents@restaurantassociates.com.au for your birthday party!


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