Keeper Care Hub campaign banner. Blue and yellow Macaw landing on keepers hand. Keeper Care Hub campaign banner. Blue and yellow Macaw landing on keepers hand.


14 September - 10 November 2019


Keeper Care Hub at Carousel Park 

New talks and presentations throughout the Zoo


Free with Zoo entry. Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

An exclusive look into how our Zoo Keepers care for animals!

Launching just in time for school holidays, visit Melbourne Zoo’s all new Keeper Care Hub to witness macaws in full flight and find out how our carnivores take part in health care and enrichment programs.

Plus, experience animal training and feeding sessions around the zoo. Plan your day with our limited-time-only Keeper Care schedule.

Keeper Care Schedule

Presentation  Time  Location
Pelican training 9.45am, 4pm  Wild Seas
Red Panda training  10.10am  Red Panda exhibit 
Keeper Care Tales 10.45am, 1pm, 3.15pm Keeper Care Hub (Carousel Park) 
Lemur training  1.45pm  Lemur Island
Squirrel Monkey training  2.15pm  Squirrel Monkey exhibit


With your support, we've got conservation in the bag! 

Don't forget to explore the Boulder Field Play Space at Keeper Care Hub and learn about the plight of the critically endangered Mountain Pygmy-possum.

On your way out you can purchase a limited edition tote bag that will help fund habitat restoration activities to save the Mountain Pygmy-possum.



Check out what's happening at our other zoos these school holidays! 

Kulin Dreaming at Werribee Open Range Zoo 
21 September - 6 October 2019

Songs, dance, craft activities and more! 

Bushland Explorers at Healesville Sanctuary 
21 September - 6 October 2019

Nature play spaces, outdoor activities and more! 

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