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Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Top 3 in Incredible Wildlife Areas

4.5/5
324 Reviews
Zoo
Liked by 20
Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia
Phone: +61-1300-966784

What people are saying:

This wonderful and well-laid-out zoo offers a chance to see unique Australian wildlife that you rarely get the opportunity to spot in normal life. There’s a duckbilled platypus, wombats, Tasmanian devils and koalas, as well as the more easily spotted kangaroos and emus. It was great to get up close to animals like the platypus and wombats.

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  • chriswong518
    chriswong518
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    Worth a Visit

    Went there during our Christmas break, worth a visit when in Melbourne. Great for travellers and tourists

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  • thomaskN760LB
    thomaskN760LB
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    Fabulous day out

    Always a great day at Melbourne Zoo. Walking around is so relaxing and there are many great animals to see. The zoo is very well maintained and the staff & volunteers are lovely and informative. The z...

    Reviewed on /Date(1613075897000+0800)/
  • Sue M
    Sue M
    Mornington, Australia
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    Roar 'N Snore

    I'd like to thank Ash and Jenny for hosting us last night as we stayed at the Zoo for Roar 'N Snore! Jenny welcomed us, explained the program, assigned our really cosy tents and settled us in for a y...

    Reviewed on /Date(1612640373000+0800)/
  • Tsvvisitor
    Tsvvisitor
    Townsville, Queensland
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    Great day out

    A must see. Excellent views of all animals. Lots of keeper interaction. Mostly shaded pathways. Easy transport options.

    Reviewed on /Date(1610399311000+0800)/
  • Kerryn72
    Kerryn72
    Melbourne, Australia
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    Always a great day

    Love visiting the zoo. The Dinosaurs at the zoo exhibition was great. The kids loved the moving dinosaurs and the interactiveness of it. The new wild area is,fantastic ...Tassie devils, snow leopards...

    Reviewed on /Date(1610383981000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

In the heart of Melbourne, you will find Australia's oldest zoo, The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens or Melbourne Zoo for short. Easily discover 320 animal species from different climates or stay overnight at the historical Elephant House to view nocturnal animals in their natural habitats through guided tours. The Melbourne Zoo opened to the public eye in 1862 and offers 55 acres of exotic animal sanctuaries, flower gardens and picnic areas. Keep your family in awe by taking a stroll through the Butterfly House, the Great Flight Aviary or The Trails of the Elephants.
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