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

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 Opening and Closing Hours

  • Animal area closes at 04.30 pm

How To reach Melbourne Zoo by Public Transport

  • Trams on the Royal Parade

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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

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

  • 79.72% 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

91.5% 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.

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Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne Reviews

  • A great place to take the kids on school holidays or at any time really. This is a big zoo so plan to spend a few hours wandering around. One of my favourite places is the reptile house which is quite big and has a large variety of snakes and lizards and everything in between. The raised walkway through the lions den is another good place to visit.

  • The zoo is old but always being updated, improved and expanded. I've read a lot of reviews from people complaining about not being able to see the animals due to them hiding or being asleep. I guess that's because their enclosures emulate their native environment so sometimes they're going g to be obstructed by trees or sleeping. They probably need some down from time from dealing with the public and can't constantly be on display for your viewing and entertainment. Today I had no trouble seeing all of the main attractions. I suggest to not overlook the less popular enclosures. The bird aviary and reptiles are good too and butterfly house. The place is clean with lots of space, food is reasonably priced. There are different specials every day like $1 coffee and half price meals. You can bring your own food and have a picnic. Arrive early, take your time and have reasonable expectations.

  • Great day out! Both Australian and animals that you would normally see when you think of a zoo. Lions, tigers, elephants and so on. Well laid out makes getting to see the majority of animals close. Parking can be a pain on busy days, weekends and school holidays. Train station is opposite and tram stop close by so easy via public transport. Kids under 2 are free, toilets were plentiful and clean.

  • 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.

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