Saturday 23 November 2019 - Sunday 1 March 2020


9am - 5pm 


Around Melbourne Zoo 


Included with Zoo entry

Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays*

Discover our oceans this summer at Melbourne Zoo!

These summer school holidays, fall in love with seals, penguins and pelicans, and find out how you can help make our oceans more wildlife-friendly by avoiding single-use plastics.  

National Geographic Exhibition: 'Planet or Plastic?'

SATURDAY 23 November - Sunday 1 March

Don't miss this new exhibition featuring more than 70 profound and inspiring images, videos and more that tell the story of the global crisis of marine plastics.

Photo by Randy Olson
Photo by Randy Olson
SodaStream Turtle by David Day
SodaStream Turtle by David Day

Sculpture Exhibit: From Plastic Waste to Art

SATURDAY 23 November - Sunday 1 March

Showcasing imaginative sculptural works inspired by the beauty of our marine environments. Created by artists from all over Australia every sculpture is made from reused and recyclable plastic waste.

Water Play 

SATURDAY 23 November - Sunday 1 March

Misters will create fun water play and a great way to cool off during warmer days this summer.

Your visit helps fight wildlife extinction. Find out more 

We recommend catching public transport to the Zoo as the easiest, most convenient and eco-friendly way to go! Find out how to get here

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

Members get more!

Only $9.50 a month over 12 months
At-home virtual keeper talks, activities, kids online courses and more
Help us to love, enrich and care for our animals
Help fund conservation work to fight extinction
Free registration for kids on adult memberships
Plus unlimited zoo entry when we reopen