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Address: Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
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Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over 250...

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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Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket
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The zoo is clean and perfect any occasion. Whether you're traveling on your own or with your partner or with your family - I truly recommend for you to go here during your stay in... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The zoo is clean and perfect any occasion. Whether you're traveling on your own or with your partner or with your family - I truly recommend for you to go here during your stay in Melbourne. You can get here via train. If you would like to take a cab, for instance - from Flinders st to the zoo, it... More 

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the best Zoo I have ever been too. I find the layout confusing and the food options are terrible. Not worth the money. Just donate it to an animal conservation fund instead and save yourself time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo has so many animals! It's pretty with all the foliage, it's clean, it's well designed, everything is designed well for both animals and humans alike. There are many pathways and lots of walking in this zoo. There are no busses to get you around the zoo so be prepared to walk (wear sneakers). There are prams for tots... More 

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Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful day out Cannot recommend this highly enough Will definitely return We took interstate visitors and a wonderful day was had by all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love going to the zoo. My family have a membership so we can access the 3 Zoo's in Victoria all year round. It's FREE for children on weekends and Victorian School holidays. You can take a picnic or there are heaps of food options and most are reasonably priced. I love the range of exhibits, how close you can... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely day at Melbourne Zoo - we did the Lemur animal experience, but you can even just walk through their enclosure and they come hopping over! There are beautiful monkeys of all kinds, amazing gorillas, giraffes, a big bull elephant, snow leopards, and so much more to see and do, with lots of beautiful shady walks and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been here possibly a dozen times. They are constantly updating one of their enclosures. Every time I come one of the animals delights me, from watching the Baboons get fed, to hearing a lion roar. It is my favourite of any zoo I have been to. One time we booked in for an early morning tour (available with... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Zoos are totally my thing, wherever I go in the world, if there is a zoo then I am there I really love this zoo Great animal selection I particularly like the butterflies - one landed on my head

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family were in Melbourne in February 2017 visiting my youngest son who resides there. During our stay we went to Melbourne zoo and spent the day there. The zoo was very clean and reasonably priced to get in . There was a huge selection of animals spread out over a very large area. It was an excellent day and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great day out. Animal exhibits are brilliant and really let you get up close and personal. Staff and volunteers informative and helpful. It was such a hot day, there is plenty of shade and a lot of the exhibits are air conditioned and/or cool. Our 10 year old loved it.

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