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Steve Irwin Memorial
Steve Irwin Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A sculpture commemorates Steve Irwin, "The Crocodile Hunter".

Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter, an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series co-hosted with his wife Terri. Together, the couple also co-owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, Queensland. Irwin died on 4 September 2006 after being fatally pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.


Address:Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, 4557
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.678056
Long: 153.118333
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Monument Designer:Sylvio Apponyi


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 4th December, 2007
Front Inscription

This sculpture is a tribute to Steve Irwin - a devoted father, husband and mate.

This sculpture is also in commemoration of Steve Irwin,
local wildlife warrior and renowned conservationist the world over.

Depicted with his son Robert and his daughter Bindi, this artwork was sculptured by Silvio Apponyi.

Carved out of Queensland marble the sculpture was unveiled to the public on 4 December 2007.

This is Maroochy's tribute to the extraordinary life of Steve Irwin and his incredible contribution to wildlife conservation.

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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