Melbourne Zoo

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • 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

About Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne

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 Opening and Closing 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Melbourne Zoo

  • 95% of people who visit Melbourne include Melbourne Zoo in their plan

  • 79.61% of people start their Melbourne Zoo visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Melbourne Zoo

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

91.47% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Melbourne Zoo

People normally club together St. Francis' Church 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

  • Absolutely LOVED the zoo. It's massive and it takes a few hours for you to be able to explore it properly so it would be advisable for you to get there early. The animals are absolutely breathtaking and they are well taken care of and it is just beautiful. And the gift shop is so cute, they have plushies of all the animals and they're all so ADORABLE, it's hard to just get only one thing and leave. An absolute must see for anyone visiting Australia for the first time. This place literally made my holiday, one of the best trips of my life.

  • Last Tuesday me and my whole biology class went there for researching about animal behaviour for our biology test. We had a lots of fun there. This place has such a nice and cute animals. Also the gift shop there, were haveing really good gifts. Trust me we all enjoyed a lot. Now I am planning to visit there again however with my friends. And should definitely recommend all of my known store visit there. Thankful to all the zoo members and keeper and all kind of staff for making my day memorable.

  • Husband and I had a lovely day out together at the Melbourne zoo. The animals didn’t really want to show their faces but that’s ok. Reasonable entry price. The butterfly house was amazing. So calming and warm. The butterflies were beautiful. I feel like Melbourne zoo can do with more interaction between human and animal. I have been to over 10 zoos around the world and Melbourne does not even comparable with some of the best. This is why I rated 3 stars.

  • Absolutely a must visit for a family. They taken very good care of the place and the animals. It's easy to find you way around. But would advise to come early as it would take few hours to explore all. Or buy a family membership and visit in chunks. The elephant trails was absolutely amazing. It felt like it was heaven for them. Ample parking available but paid. It's quite cheap.

  • had lots of fun here a very exciting place every time I've been ( Yes I've been here a few times cant stay away). massive place with well looked after animals and great place for kids of every age, spent 4 hours here and had the children falling asleep on the trip home but never felt tired racing around to see as much as possible. don't come here to late in the afternoon as theres too much to see in just a few hours and i still haven't seen everything they have. some highlights are the penguins, lions, tigers and elephants

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