Farms & Zoos Kids Activities Melbourne
Melbourne offers so much choice if you want to visit the animals.
From the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary in its natural surroundings, pony rides in the Catani Gardens or the Collingwood Children's Farm, you're never far from something cuddly (or not so cuddly!).
Zoos Victoria has welcomed a move by the Victorian Government to introduce free admission for children under 16 years of age to Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo on weekends, Victorian public holidays and Victorian Government school holidays. So now there's really no excuse to head to the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary or the Werribee Open Range Zoo!
Our family has been to all three and they each offer an amazing experience everytime. Here's a rundown:
Are you interested in working with animals?
If you are keen to find out what it takes to work in a zoo, caring for the amazing array of different animals, then come out to Werribee Open Range Zoo next school holidays.
Come and discover what a keeper's day really involves!
Keeper for a Day allows participants to work in the zoo for the day, helping out our zookeepers and learning about one of the most rewarding jobs at a zoo!