5 things to do at Australia Zoo this Steve Irwin Day

If you’re lucky enough to be around Beerwah on the Sunshine Coast that for Steve Irwin Day, not only will you get a 10% admission discount on the day if you rock khaki on arrival at Australia Zoo, there are some extra celebrations inside.

1. See the Irwins 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 Bindi, Robert and Terri follow in Steve's footsteps and get up close and personal with Australia’s apex predators for a croc feeding. You can also stream it live online at 12.45pm AEST if you can't be there in person!


2. Watch a Gubbi Gubbi performance

The Traditional Owners, the Gubbi Gubbi people of the Sunshine Coast and Gympie regions, will perform live at the Steve Irwin Day official opening ceremony in the world famous Mount Franklin Crocoseum just before the Irwin family feed the crocs in the Wildlife Warriors show!


3. Complete your own conservation mission

Team up with your family and embark on a mission to collect all four Wildlife Warrior wristbands 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 four locations around Australia Zoo and learn about animal conservation while collecting fun wristbands to take home.

4. Join a conservation conversation

Steve Irwin was so passionate about conservation, so Australia Zoo is using Steve Irwin Day to bring together leading experts to spread the conservation message to all of their guests. The Conservation Conversations will be held in the Australia Zoo Education Centre. Seating is limited!

5. Experience a chalk painting - LIVE

Watch Erik, the creative mastermind at work as he does a live chalk painting mural of the Wildlife Warrior himself, Steve Irwin! Drop by the Crocodile Hunter Museum (under the Crocoseum) to watch this masterpiece unfold before our very eyes!


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 and if you are at home, you can watch it live online here!