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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.

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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 Tickets 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 Get To Melbourne Zoo by Public Transport

  • Trams on the Royal Parade

Restaurants Near Melbourne Zoo

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Address: Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia

Phone: +61- 392859300

Ticket Price: 32 AUD

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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What could be a more memorable way to enjoy a meal in Melbourne than a gourmet dinner cruise along the Yarra River? Watch the city light up during this 3-hour cruise, and enjoy Melbourne's noted fine dining in the comfort of a floating restaurant. Sip wine, beer and spirits while you admire the changing vistas of the city skyline and pass by waterfront parks and attractions like the Royal Botanic Gardens and Federation Square. This is a great activity for those who have been to Melbourne before and are looking for a new way to enjoy the city.

Yarra Valley Wine and Winery Tour from Melbourne
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Discover Victoria’s Yarra Valley wine region on this day trip from Melbourne. With an expert guide to act as your wine tutor, visit four of the area’s best-known wineries: Punt Road, Balgownie Estate, Yering Farm and Domaine Chandon. During your series of wine tastings and an included vineyard lunch, you’ll find out why the Yarra Valley is one of Australia's favorite wine regions, loved for its picturesque scenery. Choose from several pickup points in central Melbourne or St Kilda.

Melbourne City Sights Morning Tour with Optional Yarra Cruise
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Discover the best of Melbourne on a morning sightseeing tour that includes an optional boat cruise along the Yarra River. First travel by comfortable coach to take in highlights such as Captain Cook's Cottage, Queen Victoria Market, Fitzroy Gardens and Albert Park. Learn about the city’s history and culture from your guide and enjoy time to explore some sites by foot. If you choose, continue your sightseeing from a cruise along the Yarra River in the heart of the city.

Yarra Valley Wineries and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Tour from Melbourne
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Travel through the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley wine region on a full-day tour from Melbourne. Have morning tea and see spectacular native birds in the rainforest of the Dandenongs, then ride the historic Puffing Billy Steam Train through Sherbrooke forest. Head to nearby Yarra Valley for an afternoon in Victoria's famous wine region. Enjoy three tastings at premium wineries and have the option to include a 2-course lunch paired with wine. Your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary throughout the day.

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  • Good value for money, expansive layout to keep you busy exploring. Nice little play areas for kids. Parking was a little bit of an effort to find a spot, until they opened up one of the overflow areas, but at $2 for 5hrs it was fair.

  • Great zoo!! Gorgeous gardens and many interesting and exciting exhibits. Nice and quiet today (monday/not school hols). Take you're own lunch/drinks as food is poor and pricey.

  • One of the best things to do in Melbourne! Beautiful zoo. Well priced for a day activity. Go in nice weather. Loved the butterfly house!

  • Amazing zoo! It is very nicely planned, developed and maintained. Plenty of interesting exhibits to spend your time at. Advisable to bring your own food, maybe even for a picnic!

  • Definitely a must see if you find yourself in Melbourne. I try to visit at least once a year, and I find that each time I visit, the exhibits become more interactive. I feel like their food options could be improved upon, though you'll always find something on offer. I find the staff incredibly helpful too. One of the gorilla keepers were nearby on a recent trip and he stood and chatted with us for about 20 mins explaining the gorilla dynamics and facts about the gorillas that are currently here. Absolutely loved it.

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