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May 27- lABOR dAY

See the new Australian exhibit this summer at the Minnesota Zoo and experience the outback.  Roam the land with kangaroos, wallabies and emus for a truly authentic experience.  It's going to be wild, mate!

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Meet an Aussie

The Minnesota Zoo is bringing the “Land Down Under” up north this summer with an immersive walkabout experience along the Northern Trail. It will leave you feeling like you were just hiking in Australia, as you explore the multi-species habitat and see these animals up close. You literally walk through the exhibit with these outback ambassadors! Guests are able to view the animals from the main pathway, as well and Kangaroo Crossing is included in your admission to the Minnesota Zoo.  Learn More!


Come see these Aussies in the wild!

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Daily Activities -
• Kangaroo Crossing walkabout experience
• Wings Financial World of Birds Show featuring Coconut and more!
• Walkabout Grill with Australia-themed food and beverages
• Weekly “Jump Squad” appearances at the Zoo and around Minnesota
• Backstage with Kangaroos
• Australia Birthday Parties
• #SpotARoo
• Kangaroo Crossing coloring sheet - Download Now  

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More to Explore!

Did you know the Minnesota Zoo is a year-round destination with acres of indoor exhibits and interactive experiences for children and families? Meet hundreds of animals along our Tropics Trail and learn how our conservation efforts are supporting endangered species like the Red Panda. Or get up close and personal with sharks and rays inside the tide pool at Discovery Bay. And don’t forget about the  IMAX Theatre. 

Plan Your Visit Now

Thank you to our Promotional Partners

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Event Spotlight:

Tiger Tracks 5K & Kids’ Run

August 26

The 5K run/walk course goes through the Zoo along the outdoor trails. All runners will receive a Tiger Tracks t-shirt and free admission to the Zoo on race day.

Cub Foods Father's Day

June 18

Bring dad to the Zoo on his special day. Dads will receive free admission Sunday, June 18. Sponsored by Cub Foods.

Adult Night Out

Thursday, June 15

Explore a grown-up, kid-free version of the Minnesota Zoo after hours and enjoy cocktails and keeper talks.

Ongoing Events:

Penguin Feeding
10:00 AM & 2:30 PM

Tropical Reef Dive Show
10:30 AM 

Wings Financial World of Birds Show
11:00, 1:00 & 3:00

Shark FeedingS
11:30 AM

Hawaiian Monk Seal Demonstrations
12:00 PM & 2:00 PM

Starting May 27
Camel Rides

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