Summer at the Zoo

Summer at the ZooSummer at the Zoo

Keep Cool at Melbourne Zoo

As summer heats up, Melbourne Zoo will be the 'coolest' place to be, with bubbles and water play for both animals and visitors.

The special program of events highlights Australia's underwater environment in an adventurous, fun-filled experience.

Be immersed in the Zoo's Bubbly Fun Zone, explore the new National Geographic photo exhibition Planet or Plastic? and view impressive large-scale artworks that have been crafted using repurposed plastics.

Free with zoo admission

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.

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.

Roving Performances: Giant Seagulls
TUESDAY 7 - SUNDAY 13 JANUARY

Presented by Snuff Puppets, a Melbourne based performance company, these unruly Giant Seagulls scavenge and devour everything in their path. Look out! You might lose your hat or have a hot chip stolen as they fight each other for the finest zoo spoils.

Performances: Bubble Laboratory
MONDAY 15 - MONDAY 27 JANUARY

Come and see every bubble trick imaginable in this awesome and funny new show. And discover how bubbles are so much more fun than plastic balloons!

Drop in Workshop: Recycled Plastic by Aly De Groot
FRIDAY 27 DECEMBER
11am - 1pm

Discover new ways on how to reuse plastic to create your own recycled artwork.

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.

Melbourne Zoo Up Late
WEDNESDAY 1 - TUESDAY 14 JANUARY
For two weeks only, the Zoo is staying open until 8pm with evening keeper talks and a series of marine conservation films and seminars on the lawns.

Included with Zoo entry
Kids under 16 visit free on weekends and school holidays


When & Where


Date/s: Saturday 23rd November 2019 - Sunday 1st March 2020

Times: 9:00am-5:00pm

Venue || Location


 Melbourne Zoo  Events 18 Events
⊜ Elliott Avenue Parkville | Map
Melbourne ZooElliott Avenue, Parkville, , 3052
✆ Event: 1300 966 784 | Venue: 1300 966 784


Web Links


Summer at the Zoo

www.zoo.org.au

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