Melbourne Zoo

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  • Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia, Melbourne
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61- 392859300
  • Ticket Price: 32 AUD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Zoo, Entertainment, Family And Kids

Melbourne Zoo - Review

Over five thousand animals representing 320 species are housed here. Few ever report coming away from here dissatisfied. You might not get to see all the animals that there are, as different animals have different routines. But the lovely natural atmosphere provided by the beautiful gardens and the parks is quite enough for a good time. The monkey/ape exhibits are supposed to be outstanding. Kangaroos, cats and koalas have their own fans. Within the zoo, the animals actually have greater freedom of movement that the visitors do. You’re supposed to keep within the trail limits at all times. The must see exhibits include: the Orangutan Sanctuary, the African Rainforest, the Australian Outbacks and the Elephant Trail.

Fix a date with wild animals (caged, of course) when you visit Melbourne Australia. The Melbourne Zoo in Melbourne is one of the most popular places in the city and also the crowd’s favourite. The best way to explore the Melbourne Zoo is by buying the Melbourne Zoo tickets from the ticket counter. If you want to ditch the line, then you can book the Melbourne Zoo tickets, well in advance. You can also book the Melbourne Zoo tour tickets to get a guided tour of the zoo and enhance the overall experience. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Melbourne Itinerary 6 Days.

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Melbourne Zoo Information

  • Bring a blanket and your own picnic.
  • Zoos Victoria reserves the right to request proof of age. Children 15 years and under must be supervised by an accompanying adult. An adult is deemed to be any person aged 16 years or older.

Melbourne Zoo Ticket Prices

  • Child (4-15): Mon - Fri outside holidays: 15.80 Australian Dollars
  • Child (4-15): Saturdays, Sundays, Public holidays: free
  • Child under 3 years: free
  • Group discounts and family packages are available.

Melbourne Zoo Hours

  • Animal area closes at 04.30 pm

How To reach Melbourne Zoo by Public Transport

  • Trams on the Royal Parade

Restaurants Near Melbourne Zoo

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TripHobo Highlights for Melbourne Zoo

  • Melbourne Zoo Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia, Melbourne
  • Melbourne Zoo Contact Number: +61- 392859300
  • Melbourne Zoo Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Melbourne Zoo Price: 32 AUD
  • Best time to visit Melbourne Zoo(preferred time): 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Melbourne Zoo: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Melbourne Zoo

  • 93.09% of people who visit Melbourne include Melbourne Zoo in their plan

  • 73.93% of people start their Melbourne Zoo visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Melbourne Zoo

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

93.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Melbourne Zoo

People normally club together Eureka Skydeck and Melbourne Museum while planning their visit to Melbourne Zoo.

People also prefer to start their day with Melbourne Zoo.

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Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Reviews

  • It’s a great place for all ages. I love visiting here on sunny days. I got myself a zoo pass as I don’t live far from it and I highly recommend it. It removes the stress of trying to see everything in one day. They have little feeding talks throughout the day, I’ve seen the elephant feeding and the lions, both of which were very entertaining and educational. The animals all seem really happy and healthy, which is always an important thing. Make sure you check out the reptile house and the meerkats, both are very cool and I feel underrated. The food is also good if you follow the specials of the day, just watch out for the seagulls, they’re pretty aggressive when it comes to stealing food.

  • The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, commonly referred as the Melbourne Zoo and simply as the Zoo among locals, is a zoological park in Melbourne, Australia. It is located within Royal Park in Parkville, approximately 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north of the centre of Melbourne. It is the primary zoo serving Melbourne. The zoo contains more than 320 animal species from Australia and around the world, and is accessible via Royal Park station on the Upfield railway line, and is also accessible via tram routes 58 and 19, as well as by bicycle on the Capital City Trail. Bicycles are not allowed inside the zoo itself. A great place for a day out with family. Staff are welcoming and helpful.

  • It's a great local zoo. They do lots of conservation as well. It gets crowdy on the weekends and during school holidays. However, during weekdays you can often take your time take photos undisturbed. During summer they sometimes have night events, which is fun too. Definitely worth checking them out. Become a member is definitely worth while if you consider going there more than once a year. The membership also allow you to go to many other zoos around Australia for free.

  • One of the best zoo's we have visited .. it is very close to the Melbourne city centre and very popular with the locals and the tourists.. it's a must visit when in Melbourne.. the kids love the place and lots of learning experience for them. The zoo layout is well planned and animal enclosure are been made as per their natural habitat..

  • This place is a marvellous choice. Plenty of parking and also accessible by Melbourne's tram network. There are plenty of animals to see and they are all cared after wonderfully. All animals look healthy and have plenty of stimulating items to interest them. Enclosures are kept clean and zoo staff are usually around to explain how their animals are kept. Recently Melbourne zoo has also declined to sell any products that contain palm oil which is a brilliant step to conserve the rainforests of Borneo.

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