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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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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

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
Reviewed 3 days 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.

Thank oyk_aaron
Reviewed 3 days 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 3 days 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

Thank MelatieSlaats
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A brilliant zoo with tons of things to see and plenty of places to stop and eat/drink. Kids loved seeing all the animals really close. Staff were friendly and helpful and it was super easy to get to from the city.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An excellent facility where Australian animals are evident whilst other facilities show other animals in more natural environments. Likked particularly the tiger and lion exhibits.

Thank McMillan46
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lots of different animals with lots of nice walk through areas. Easy access by tram from the city. Worth a visit

Thank Sharport67
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautifully presented, friendly staff and great attractions. The family pass is worth it and you can go to all the zoos as many times as you like for 12 months.

Thank joanne_st_16
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was very good I loved it because you got to find out new facts. The elephant was my favourite - even though we were late for the talk because of the lack of signs and it only tells you what animals are there and...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have not visited this zoo since I was a child, but I enjoyed it very much. Lovely animals and a great size zoo. Some exhibits were closed as they were making improvements, but there was still plenty to see. The butterfly house was wonderful, I...More

Thank YTT G
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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