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KANGAROO CROSSING
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!

**FREE WITH REGULAR ZOO ADMISSION**

Come see these Aussies in the wild!

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Kangaroo

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Kangaroo

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Wallaby

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Wallaby

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Emu

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Emu

Opening Weekend Activities - May 27-29

Koo Koo Kanga Roo - Saturday/Sunday at 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
• Face painting 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• Family Activity 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• Outback keeper talks 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
• Jump Squad – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
• Kangaroo plush give away (While supplies last)

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EXPERIENCE THE OUTBACK ALL SUMMER LONG

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

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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:

Kangaroo Crossing Sneak Peek 

Weekends May 6-7, 13-14, & 20-21

Be among the first to experience the land down under, up north! Join kangaroos, emus and wallabies on a real-life Australian walkabout, in the heart of the Minnesota Zoo.

Macy’s Mother’s Day

May 14

Bring your special mom to meet some of our special mothers during our Macy’s Mother’s Day Weekend celebration. Moms receive free admission on Sunday.

Adult Night Out

Friday, May 19

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
Outdoor Shows Starting May 27

Shark FeedingS
11:30 AM

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

Starting May 27
Camel Rides

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