Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne at Melbourne Zoo. You won’t believe how many animals are at here! Over 320 species from around the world can be found in a natural setting just five minutes from the city center. Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye to eye with orangutans in their special elevated exhibit and walk the Trail of the Elephants. Spy unique native wildlife in the Australian Bush setting and head into an underwater world showcasing playful penguins and seals! Use our Melbourne trip planner to visit Melbourne Zoo on your trip to Melbourne, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Tours To Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Balloon Flight at Sunrise BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $337
Duration: 4 hours
Melbourne Attractions Pass Including Melbourne Zoo, Hop-on Hop-off Bus and SEA LIFE Aquarium BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $74
Duration: 90 days
Melbourne Zoo General Entry Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 2 to 8 hours
Melbourne Zoo Reviews
Jenny and Amie were the perfect hosts. It was so lovely to hear their stories and the excitement in their voices when showing us all around. The intimate knowledge they have of the individual animals.... more »
For all its apparent commitment to conservation, those who find holding wild animals in captivity morally indefensible will find nothing here to change their minds. Some noble efforts have been made..... more »
The best zoo! Great range of animals. Lots of room for each of the species. Very easy to navigate. Staff are always friendly and knowledgeable. Really enjoy their environmental campaigns to encourage people to rethink purchases
We're from Sydney where the famous Taronga Zoo is and Melbourne Zoo was amazing! It's so easy to get to by tram, it stops right out the front. It's all flat so you can walk around the whole zoo easily. We did it with 3 kids, a 10 week old and my 67 year old mother in law. The enclosures are so close you could almost touch the animals. Would totally do this again!
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