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5 things to do at Australia Zoo this Steve Irwin Day

byAustralia Zoo-08 Nov 2017

This year on 15 November Australia Zoo, the Irwin family and Wildlife Warriors are inviting everyone all across the world to don their khaki in celebration of Steve Irwin Day, held in honour of the one and only Crocodile Hunter.

1. See Terri, Bindi and Robert feed the crocs

The Croc Show at Australia Zoo is always an action-packed, adrenaline filled extravaganza; but, on Steve Irwin Day lucky guests will be in for a real treat!  Prepare to be wowed as the Crocodile Hunter’s family, Terri, Bindi and Robert get up close and personal with Australia’s apex predators. During the Wildlife Warriors Show, watch the Irwins feed the crocs!

Terri Irwin feeding the crocs at Australia Zoo
Terri Irwin feeding the crocs at Australia Zoo

2. Watch Troy Cassar-Daley serenade the crowd

Troy Cassar-Daley will be performing in Australia Zoo’s world famous Crocoseum from 11:15am as part of the opening ceremony.  Join the crowds to hear Troy perform his incredible hits and understand why Steve Irwin Day means so much to him.

3. Complete your own conservation mission

Team up with your family and embark on a mission to collect all five Wildlife Warrior badges as you learn ‘The key to becoming a true Wildlife Warrior' on the Conservation Mission!

Follow the clues on the mission map to find all five locations around Australia Zoo and learn about animal conservation while collecting fun badges which are yours to keep.

4. Join a conservation conversation

Steve Irwin was so passionate about conservation, so Australia Zoo is using Steve Irwin Day to bring together some experts to spread the conservation message to all of our guests. Join Associate Professor Eve Fesl Serico, Nigel Webster and Dr Ross Dwyer to talk all things conservation and ask any burning questions you have been holding onto about wildlife and wild places.

5. Get a free brekkie

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day and this Steve Irwin Day, Australia Zoo and Mix FM have you covered! Head down for an early open at 8am and pick up a FREE bacon and egg roll! Australia Zoo may have found the answer to “what’s better than a bacon and egg roll?” A free bacon and egg roll!


Where ever you are in the world, you can celebrate Steve Irwin Day by donning your khakis and helping to protect our beautiful wildlife and wild places. And don’t forget, crocs rule!

Get involved with all the action on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #AustraliaZoo and #SteveIrwinDay