Dinos at the Zoo


29 March - 14 July 2024

Opening hours

9am - 5pm


Free with the Zoo admission


Dino trail

Refer to Zoo Map

Age requirements

All ages are welcome, but please note that some young children may become scared.

Parental supervision is required.

Get up close to large dinosaurs in a setting like no other

Let your imagination run wild as you explore the new trail of dinosaurs at Melbourne Zoo for a limited time only.

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

  • Experience moving dinosaurs and embark on an adventure into The Lost Wild tunnels and unearth hidden fossils
  • Delight your taste buds with our exclusive menu featuring dino-themed kid's pack and Ben & Jerry's dino-themed ice cream
  • Visit the Zoo Shop for a prehistoric souvenir
  • Plus, check out all the play spaces located around the zoo 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!

See what visitors are saying about Dinos at the Zoo experience.

"My little guy absolutely loved them and especially how interactive they were for him at his age (2yrs) as Dino’s are his favourite thing at the moment!"


"It was really very nicely done! Overall was such a good experience. The quality of the exhibit was good."


"Absolutely awesome!! My son knows everything dinosaurs. He was over the moon and wants to come back to see it again."


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 $11.50 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