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This is a unique opportunity to hear about our animals from the people who know them best – their keepers.

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. 

Why not check the times we’ll be talking about your favourite animals and schedule it into your visit?

Daily talks


Koalas 10:30am
Giant Tortoises  10:40am
Baboons 11:00am
Elephants 11:00am
Seals 11:30am
Giraffe 11:30am
Orang-utans 12:00pm
Gorillas 12:30pm
Lions 12.30pm
Meerkats 1:00pm
Elephants 2:00pm
Tigers 3:20pm
Penguins 3:45pm


Listen for announcements throughout the day for additional keeper talks.

Event details

Daily at Melbourne Zoo
10:30am to 3:30pm