Dinos at the Zoo


29 March - 14 July 2024

Opening hours

9am - 4pm

Quiet hour from 9am to 10am for a low sensory experience with no dinosaurs moving or making noises.


Free with the Zoo admission


River Walk

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 a new trail of animatronic dinosaurs coming to life before your eyes for a limited time only.

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

  • Become a palaeontologist at the Dino Dig and brush away sand and uncover hidden treasures – dinosaur bones!
  • Navigate around the volcanoes and lava stream
  • 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!


Please note that Werribee Open Range Zoo will have a quiet hour from 9am to 10am daily for a low sensory experience with no dinosaurs moving or making noises.

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

"The interactive nature of the dinosaurs, they were realistic without being terrifying. There was a good mix of dinosaurs well spread out"


"It was fantastic! So well set up and truely exceeded expectations. Will defs recommend"


"Watching my kids interact with them. They laughed, they jumped, the squealed with Delilah. It was awesome"


Visit our other dinosaurs!

Discover four unique experience 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

Plus, Dinos After Dark!

8 nights only at Werribee Open Range Zoo from 7 April