25 Days of Christmas


30 November to 24 December 2019


9.30am to 3.30pm


Included with Zoo entry

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

Join the Zoo in celebrating all things Christmas and conservation this December

Christmas tree for conservation

Visit the giant Christmas tree in Melbourne Zoo's backyard and learn about what changes you can make at home to reduce your use of single-use plastic this Christmas.

Santa selfies

Santa and his Selfie Elfies will be roaming the Zoo to spread their merry joy and offer photo opportunities in a setting like no other.


Melbourne Zoo Christmas Party

5.30pm Sunday 15 February

Bring the whole family for an evening of festive fun with a live stage show, special keeper talks, arts and crafts, and exciting rides for the little ones!

Festive group packages


Celebrate Christmas at the Zoo with a festive group package for up to 150 people, including a private marquee on the lawn.

Your visit helps fight wildlife extinction. Find out more! 

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