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Melbourne Zoo

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Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket
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Melbourne Attraction Combo: Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
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Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over 250 species from around the world can be found in the beautiful setting of Melbourne Zoo, just five minutes from the city centre. Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, Australian bushland and even underwater! Walk where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye-to-eye with the Orang-utans in their special elevated exhibit, explore the Trail of Elephants and then head down the bush track to see unique Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats and emus. Submerge yourself in our underwater world to see Victoria's iconic Little Penguins, Australian Fur Seals and more! Meet the Keeper: Hear our expert keepers give daily talks about the animals in their care. Close-up Encounters: Book a close-up encounter with one of our animals for a great photo opportunity. Melbourne Zoo is also the proud winner of the Victoria Tourism Awards RACV People’s Choice category, voted by Victorians as their Favourite Metro Attraction in both 2015 and 2016!
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Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Zoo was alright but did not get to see too many animals out there as the weather was simply too hot. Could have missed it unless you have children.

Thank KellyAY
Reviewed 3 days ago

The most amazing part of this place is butterfly section, you will love it. Some part of zoo gives you a jungle feeling.. well maintained.. must visit..

Thank mirajgodha
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to spend a whole day here. The train dropped us right at the entrance to the zoo. Would recommend going early in the day so you have time to enjoy each and every enclosure. The animals were all beautifully kept, healthy and happy looking....More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Zoo again , about a year since my last visit as i was back in Melbourne for work and had some extra time to do some touristy things. I love Melbourne Zoo, very easy to get to by Tram. I think i...More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Forget Taronga Zoo in Sydney, if you visit one zoo in Australia make it this one! So many animals, such a good location and the park itself is set up perfectly.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Is a beautiful place, very well cleaning, friendly staff, ideal for everyone without age restrictions, fair fee for the entrance, nice animal shows. Nice experience. Highly recommend. Don’t miss out

Thank Ana Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the best zoo so much to do and see the rainforest Japanese garden went to a wedding there 3 years ago it was awesome its a must do for all my overseas visitors and free for kids on weekend I could go on...More

Thank trezj13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are a local or a visitor its well worth a visit, my husband and I love going there just walking around and enjoying all the animal enclosers lots of areas to have a picnic lunch as well as cafes. Parking costs $2 for...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went melbourne zoo with my family. The lady in the counter was so rude no manners . She need to learn how to handle customers . I have never seen human being like her. Melbourne zoo administration need to do take action on her....More

Thank Prabin T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. My 3 year old son loved the lions area. Very happy for the price we paid and would go there again for a picnicMore

Thank Bhagwant T
Zoos-Victoria, Business Development at Melbourne Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Bhagwant T, Thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! One of our objectives is to offer meaningful and fun experiences to engage visitors of all ages, so we’re very glad you and your son enjoyed exploring, especially the lions. We...More

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Jessi B
3 September 2017|
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Response from gannetsconcretin2017 | Reviewed this property |
There spots around the zoo that you can take shelter but take a coat to be safe
3 May 2017|
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Response from leaz3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is ample parking at the Royal Melbourne Zoo around $ 2.00 for five hour parking hope this helps with your query.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Kelly B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is u can google parking