Filled with wildlife from around the world, the Perth Zoo is a must visit if one is ever in the city. The greenery and almost natural surroundings offer visitors a chance to observe the animals at close quarters. It is a fun trip for families and wild life enthusiasts. The various attractions at the zoo include:
- Australian Bushwalk: A chance to see koalas, red kangaroos, wallabies, wombats and the Tasmanian devils.
- Australian Wetlands: Admire the native wildlife like frogs, crocodiles and local birds.
- Nocturnal House: This where the creepy crawlies are, see spiders, reptiles and lost more.
- Reptile Encounter: An encounter with native snakes and lizards.
- Penguin Plunge: An enclosure comprising a 50,000-litre pool and a beach where you can observe penguins.
- African Savannah: Feed giraffes or watch rhinos and lions laze and cheetah get up to their antics.
- Animals of the Americas: Get up close with a rare Galapagos tortoise and other American wildlife like marmosets, alligators and macaws.
- Asian Rainforest: Home to the Asian Elephants, Orang-utans, Komodo dragons and sun bears.
Visitors to the zoo can also get a chance to see the botanic area of the zoo with several plants and trees that are being conserved here. The zoo is open on all days and in fact has never been closed since it opened its doors in 1898! Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Perth Itinerary 7 Days.
- Do not touch, disturb or feed any animal in the Zoo or throw any object into their enclosures.
- Do not bring any toys or sporting equipment to the zoo.
- Smoking is not permitted on the zoo premises.
- All young children must be supervised throughout their visit.
- Children - $13.00 AUD; Concessions- $21.00 AUD; Students/Seniors- $21.00 AUD.
- Nearest bust stop is Labouchere Rd Perth Zoo on bus routs 30 and 31.
- Nearest Train Station is Esplanade Station take a bus from there.
- You can also take ferry across the Swan River from Barrack Street Jetty to Mends Street Jetty and walk from there.
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95% of people who visit Perth include Perth Zoo in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
74.72% of people start their Perth Zoo visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Perth Zoo
94.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Perth Zoo
The Perth Zoo is a terrific holiday or week day destination. Great place to complete.your daily exercise in a safe and secure location. Annual Friends of the Zoo passes are available at reasonable rates, allowing unlimited number of visits. When in Perth, we often go there just to have a lunch in a shady and different place surrounded by animals.
Fun times for families and friends... many varieties animal and good events. Recommended to bring own food and do picnic with families. Parking is limited especially during school holiday or high season. Better to come early and parking fee is reasonable. Full day is only $6. Per hour rate is $2.60. Nice view and spacious place for picnic or relaxing.
I love this place! They were setting up for Boo at the Zoo when we went, which looked amazing - have to try to get a ticket next year. The dinosaurs were a big hit. I wonder if they are the ones that Adventure World had for a season. . We arrived at 10 and left at 4. Great outing for the kids.
If you've been a long time ago, it's much better than you remember. Takes more time that kids can handle to see it all, annual membership is recommended. As visitors from Melbourne who visit our zoo monthly, we were impressed.
Perth Zoo is quite an experience. The price of entry was a little on the high side but they do have a large and varied display of animals including reptiles, birds etc. There was a couple of odd choices for displays such as the otter enclosure. It was a fairly large enclosure (which is good) but only had 2 small viewing spaces which left guests unable to see them. Perth Zoo could do with taking some inspiration from other zoos like Canberra Zoo.