Choose the Minnesota Zoo for your child’s next birthday party. It’s sure to be a wild experience.
Australia birthday party offered for children ages 4-12.

Our Premium Australia Birthday Party Package Includes:
  • 2-hour themed program with Zoo staff
  • Live animal encounter with photo op (bring your camera)
  • NEW! Kangaroo feeding opportunity for ages 4 and up (Note: This is weather permitting. An alternate activity will take place if necessary.)
  • Meet a Kangaroo Crossing Keeper
  • Zoo admission and parking for up to 15 adults and/or children (age 1 & above)
  • Themed gift for the birthday child (party bag with plush)
Premium Australia Package Pricing (includes tax):
Members $330
Non-Members $360
Additional guests (over 15 people)* $15 per person

All guests will be counted regardless of membership status.
*Maximum of 30 people per party. Additional guests over the 15 included in the party package will be paid for after the party.

Optional Package Add-Ons:
Pull apart “cupcake” cake and juice (serves up to 15 people) $30.00 each
Party bag for guests
Reusable, drawstring bags are available for purchase. You may bring in your own favors to fill the bags if you’d like, but the bag itself is a great souvenir of their time at your child’s party.
$3.00 each
Shared Birthday Party
If you are doing a shared birthday party with two children, you can order a 2nd birthday gift (party bag with plush) during your online registration.


Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance and are available on a first come, first served basis. Please click on the Register Online button to see the most up-to-date availability.

Full payment is due at time of booking. Please email your expected headcount to on the Monday prior to your party.

Offered select Saturdays & Sundays – June 2-September 30, 2018

  • 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m.
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Please click on the Register Online button below for the most up-to-date availability.

Prices subject to change

Premium Australia Birthday Party Policies (also see FAQs for additional information)

  • Please note: Australia birthday parties occur rain or shine. There are no rain checks.
  • The walk out to Kangaroo Crossing is about 1/4 mile (approximately 15 minute walk). Please dress according with proper rain gear if needed.
  • The Kangaroo feeding opportunity takes place unless there is severe weather at the discretion of the staff.  If we are unable to participate, there is an alternate activity planned.
  • Participants must follow all rules as directed by staff for safety.
  • No treats (other than the food we provide) can be fed to the Australia animals.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Zoo’s cancellation policy?
Some of my guests have Zoo memberships. Do I still have to include them in the total number of guests?
Do parents of children attending the party have to pay to enter the Zoo?
What dates and times are available for a party?
What if my actual headcount is different than what I registered for?
Are the birthday child and his/her parents included in the total guest count?
Can I have a party for 2 children together?
Can the party room be rented for an extended period of time?
Is there a maximum number of guests for a party?
Can parents and families who come to drop off children but are not attending the party explore the zoo while they wait?
What should I expect during the party?
Do you have invitations I can use to send to my guests?
When do I have to decide if I want to order the cake/juice package?
What are the ingredients used in the cupcake cake?
Can I bring in my own cake/juice to the party?
Do you supply paper products like napkins and cups, etc.?
Is there a place to store presents or food while we tour the Zoo?
Can I bring in my own decorations?
Can I bring in my own party favors?


Additional Questions?

Email us at or call 952-431-9390.