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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 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 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 6.30pm and a sublime tour began. Sleeping bag in hand we were shown to our tents, bit like Survivor! Glass of bubbly and given a dusk tour, feeding the elephants, touching a albino snake to a briefing on a Tapir and much...More

Thank Yvonne L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are zoo members and even though we don't get chance to go a lot we love going to Melbourne Zoo and so do our Grandkids aged 1 & 3, love that there are plenty of space to picnic and for the kids to run...More

Thank Blues79
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Melbourne zoo is a must! One of the best zoos ive been to. For all ages. Family, romantic dates, children holidays. Easy parking and or transport. Night twilight events in past have been much worth the costs.

Thank T L
Reviewed 4 days ago

i always visit the zoo in a city i visit around the world. Melb zoo up there with the best. Nicely laid out and easy walk around the zoo to see all animals

Thank petersgn33
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took my 80+yo parents to the Zoo last weekend as last years Christmas present. We promised them a Giraffe feeding experience and it was FANTASTIC. The booking online was relatively easy, and the Zoo website then took you through checkout that enabled you to...More

Thank Wei C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We met friends here while visiting Melbourne and it was a great few hours spent at the zoo. The layout was easy to follow and it was very clean. The animals looked happy and cared for. There was some work being done for the new...More

Thank Mrs L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been here in years, and was excited to bring my young daughter with me. Happily enough, it lived up to my fantastic memories of a beautiful environment with lots for kids to do and see. Even with a few modern touches, it's the...More

Thank jamieoats
Zoos-Victoria, Business Development at Melbourne Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi jamieoats, So amazing to hear that new memories were made with your daughter. We are so glad you both enjoyed your time exploring Melbourne Zoo! We hope to see you again soon; every visit helps fight wildlife extinction! Cheers, The Zoos Victoria team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice experience. Especially the free-ranging lemur exclosure! Really simple and easy paths to walk to visit the different enclosures In all, an amazing experience.More

Thank oyk_aaron
Zoos-Victoria, Business Development at Melbourne Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi oyk_aaron, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Melbourne Zoo! Lemur Island is definitely a favourite with visitors especially when you can book a close up experience with them! Perhaps next time you visit, you might like to try the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a nice place but due to extreme heat most the animals were not out when we went there... they were also doing a lot of contractions when we went there,,,

Thank jgene1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know that each zoo is different but i just did not like what I saw. The people were very friendly and you could see that the caretakers do their job well... but i just did not like to see that all the places for...More

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Tamara M
17 December 2017|
Response from jgene1965 | Reviewed this property |
not when we were there because of the extreme heat
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.