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Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Top 3 in Incredible Wildlife Areas

323 Reviews
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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  • Sue M
    Sue M
    Mornington, Australia

    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
    Townsville, Queensland

    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
    Melbourne, Australia

    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)/
  • Paul J
    Paul J

    Xmas Day Visit

    We had a prebooked family trip for 7 people on Xmas Day. Entry was troublefree, weather good and we had access to a coverdd area to eat our own food for lunch. Significant changes and improvements evi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609785401000+0800)/
  • rosemarys901

    Family day out

    Grandchildren loved all the animals and the old carousel. Great vantage areas for littlies and such a lot to see

    Reviewed on /Date(1609428443000+0800)/

Additional Information


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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