Upcoming events not to be missed at Melbourne Zoo
Entries open July 4 and close October 22, 2018
Friday 14, Saturday 15 (SOLD OUT), Sunday 16 December 2018
Daily at Melbourne Zoo
Each day, we offer opportunities to hear our expert keepers talk about the animals in their care and the conservation work being done for various species.
Fortnightly during school term
Your students can hear from our expert Zoo teachers about the wildlife at the zoo and how we're fighting extinction. Students can ask questions and learn more about conservation.
Friday 4th May, Friday 27th July, and Friday 19th October
Primary and Secondary teachers will be given the opportunity to attend a free professional development day at Melbourne Zoo to support their teaching and learning practice in the Victorian Curriculum area of Ethical Capabilities.
1 March to 29 November, 2018
Talk to Zoos Victoria’s animals and expert Zoo educators as part of our free primary and secondary Fighting Extinction School web conferences. These interactive sessions explore how to care for animals through Zoo Victoria’s community projects.
Monday 27 August – Sunday 2 September 2018
Friday 9 November 2018
Level up your ability to teach about how art reflects and communicates values and beliefs. Join Zoos Victoria and ZartArt at Melbourne Zoo for a special primary and secondary art professional development day.
Sunday September 2nd
Show Dad how special he is by spending the day at Melbourne Zoo and enjoying a delicious Father’s Day big breakfast or a special 2 course lunch!
Saturday 6 October
Melbourne Zoo is celebrating its 156th birthday this October and we're throwing a party just for our zoo members!
6, 7, 13, 14 and 20 September, 2018
Relating to VCE Biology, students will examine the story of the Tasmanian Devil, focusing on Devil Facial Tumour Disease and how our understanding of this devastating illness has evolved over time.
Monthly on a Sunday
Love High Teas? One Sunday each month, we are serving a delicious High Tea in the Rainforest Room. Wander the beautiful gardens, see the amazing animals, then join us and the little tamarin monkeys from 1:30pm. Bookings essential!