Stunning images unveiled as 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year arrives at Geelong's National Wool Museum soon.

The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open on 1 December 2017 and is on display until 13 May 2018. The 100 extraordinary images celebrate the diversity of the natural world, from intimate animal portraits to astonishing wild landscapes.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.

Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries highlighting its enduring appeal.

This year’s 100 award-winning images will embark on an international tour that allows them to be seen by millions of people.

Wild Wildlife Fun at that National Wool Museum

Pop-up wildlife cards - 15-17 January 2018
Drop-in from 10:30am until 12:30pm and make your own pop-up wildlife cards.

Animal Shadow Puppets - 22-24 January 2018
Drop-in from 10:30am until 12:30pm and craft an animal shadow puppet. You’ll also bring your shadow puppet to life in the shadow theatre.

Cost: These sessions are free for kids under 16 years when accompanied by a paying adult. Includes entry to the incredible new Wildlife Photographer of the Year 53 exhibition and wool galleries.