Run on the Wild Side

Take part in a Fun Run like no other, join us for Run on the Wild Side at Australia Zoo.

Registrations are now open for this year's event on Sunday May 27, 2018.

This is your chance to run or walk through the Zoo at the crack of dawn, say G'day to some early-risers like the zebras, rhinos and meerkats, all whilst supporting an extremely important cause' wildlife conservation.

Just by participating, you'll be supporting the conservation of the world's most threatened wildlife species and natural habitats. You don't have to stop there! When you register, you'll receive you your own online fundraising page where you can collect sponsors, bank donations and share your efforts with your loved ones. Together, we can have some fun and make a real difference!

For event information including check in and event start times, take a look at our helpful FAQs document with everything you need to know to get started.

Choose one of the following events to register for!

  • 5km Run
  • 3km Run
  • 3km Walk

Bring your family and friends along!

Adult: $20
Children under 14: $10 (must be accompanied by a paying adult)
Family of Four: $50 (valid for two adults and two children)
Family of Five: $60 (valid for two adults and three children)

Remember to check out our major conservation project for yourself

Straight after the event, we invite to have a 'sneak peek' at one of the largest wildlife hospitals in the world, the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital. Since opening in 2004, over 75,000 patients have come through the doors to receive specialised treatment and care. Come and see this lifesaving facility for yourself through our special viewing room!

Continue the fun with admission to Australia Zoo!

With your event wristband, you will be eligible to receive 20% off admission to Australia Zoo (only valid for May 27) to continue your action-packed day. Woo-hoo!

Check out the awesome fundraising prizes up for grabs!

Plus, fundraisers for this event will be in the running for some awesome prizes! The more you money raise, the more prizes you can win! Check out the prize list below.

What are you waiting for? Get your heart beating for wildlife and register today!

Still have more questions? Contact the Wildlife Warriors team on (07) 5436 2026 or email on