Steve Irwin Day 2009
Three years after his tragic death, Steve's incredible environmental legacy is still well and truly alive, and on Sunday November 15, the people of the world get their chance to show their gratitude and appreciation for Steve's amazing work.
The day is a chance to enjoy the three most important parts of Steve's life - family, fun and wildlife conservation, with activities and celebrations across the globe in honour of Steve's massive influence.
Australia Zoo will be at the centre of the action, with Terri, Bindi and Bob planning a huge day of fun both inside and outside the famous park.
In the carpark:
Come along to the Australia Zoo carpark for a bunch of free goodies, including -
- Free breakfast
- Free Segway rides
- Free rides on giant croc slide
- Test-drive Toyota Prius hybrid car
- Get a photo with the Australia Zoo Croc Cruiser
- A range of environmental businesses on show in KHAKI-IT tent
- 10% discount on Australia Zoo admission price AND a free Steve Irwin gift pack if you wear khaki
In the Zoo:
There's even more action happening inside Australia Zoo -
- Gates open at the early time of 8am
- Catch Terri, Bindi, Robert and Wes Mannion feeding the crocs, plus a special performance by singing sensation Jessica Mauboy, and a guest appearance by WWE superstar, Edge!
- Meet Dick Johnson and his racing team, and get Jessica Mauboy's signature from 1:30pm - 2pm
- A special presentation by Professor Craig Franklin on the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve
- Auction for a private animal encounter with Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin!
- Australian singer, songwriter and former world champion surfer, Beau Young, who will be performing throughout the day.
- Make a free possum box and get a free pot plant to take home.
Gala Dinner - 14th November
Sit down with some of Steve Irwin's closest friends and family and celebrate the great man at the annual Gala Dinner. All proceeds from this fundraising dinner go towards Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors, so they can continue the conservation work Steve was so passionate about and continue to keep his dream alive.
How you can help
Of course, the best way to celebrate the life of The Croc Hunter is to get out there and continue spreading his message of conservation and wildlife protection.
Sign up to become a Khaki Hero, hold a fundraising event and put your mark on the global map of fellow volunteers committed to saving the planet.
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