About Robert Irwin

Robert Irwin is an award winning nature photographer and wildlife warrior who travels the world in search of incredible images of wildlife and wild places that have inspired many.


From a very young age Robert has been fascinated with the natural world. Alongside his family he has taken part in conservation initiatives and filming projects to spread a message of conservation, and the Irwins are the owners of Australia Zoo. His photographs have been featured in photography galleries around Australia as well as news publications world-wide. He also has his own photography gallery and photography retail range at Australia Zoo. Furthermore, he has judged the National Geographic Kids Photo Contest and Crikey Magazine Photo Competition yearly, and has been recognized in many photography competitions. These include being selected as Highly Commended in the Wildlife Photographer of The Year Awards, highly honoured in Nature's Best Windland Smith Rice International Photography Awards 2018 and 2019, Commended in the Birdlife Australia Photography Awards 2019, the junior runner up in the Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of Year competition 2016 and a finalist in 2017, 2018 and 2019, winner of the Wondai Regional Art Gallery Peoples Choice Award and a winner in the Glass House Mountains Rotary Calendar Photographic Competition 2017. 


Robert is also the leading photography contributor to the Australia Zoo Crikey magazine. He has also embarked upon many photography expeditions around the globe from the savannah of Africa to the mountains of New Zealand, the wilderness of Europe and everywhere in between.

Robert uses his passion for photography to contribute to wildlife conservation. He has raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Irwin's non-profit organisation Wildlife Warriors by auctioning canvas prints at events around the world. He has also met with world leaders such as His Royal Highness Prince Charles to discuss the protection of natural habitat.


Aside from photography, Robert has starred in Logie and Emmy nominated shows Wild but True and Steve Irwin’s Wildlife Warriors, published his own book series, as well as countless media appearances. Alongside his family, Robert stars in the new Animal Planet Show, Crikey! It's the Irwins. He is also the animal presenter for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.