Father's Day Weekend DADS VISIT FREE

We're celebrating father's day all weekend with 'Dads Go Free'!

Bring your dad for a day at the Zoo anytime over father's day weekend (Sat 1 Sept and Sun 2 Sept) and Dad's admission is free. (Conditions apply, check below for details).

PLUS that's not all... get in early and grab him a space on the FREE reptile encounter at midday on Saturday or Sunday. Numbers are strictly limited and it's first in, first served so arrive early.

Conditions for free entry:

  • Dads are eligible for free entry, providing dad is with a child (aged 3-15) and a child ticket is purchased.
    • $12 entry covers dad and child.
  • Dads of adult children are eligible for free entry, providing the adult child is present and pays adult admission rate.
    • $26 entry covers dad and adult child.
    • $19 entry covers dad and student or community services card holder with ID
  • Dads of under 3s are eligible for free entry. No payment is required for under 3s to be eligible for discount.
    • Free entry for dad and baby. Normal price for other members of the group/family.
  • One dad per child.
  • If there are two dads in a family who want to enter for free, two children must be present and two admission fees paid. If either child is under 3, then the above applies.
  • Offer is valid Saturday 1 September and Sunday 2 September only.
  • Mums get their chance on Mother’s Day.

Conditions for reptile encounter:

  • Free reptile encounter is for dads only.
  • Session is at 12noon on Saturday and Sunday in the education room.
  • Numbers are strictly limited and allocated on a first in, first served basis.