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Melbourne Zoo

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Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over 250 species from around the world can be found in the beautiful setting of Melbourne Zoo, just five minutes from the city centre. Stroll through the lush Asian and African...more
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Elliott Avenue | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Reviewed yesterday

The Melbourne Zoo has really matured over the last few years and an annual pilgrimage for all is almost an essential part of living in Melbourne if you have kids and/or love animals. Located in Parkville the Zoo is easily reached by either tram, train...More

Thank VickiB67
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very sad for animals as the enclosures are far too small for the animals! Do not recommend!! Needs to be looked at

Thank coin91
Reviewed 6 days ago

This zoo is a great place for families to see so much within easy access to each zone. Plenty of places to picnic, eateries, plenty of rest rooms, good parking but also close enough to Melbourne CBD to get there via public transport. ..even has...More

Thank paulandliz2018
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The zoo is something I’ve always loved to visit on my travels a little disappointed so many exhibits were closed for renovations. The staff should have informed us prior to paying the full fees that we would be inconvenienced by lack of subjects. I did...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit an amazing zoo with plenty of places to take a family and enjoy a picnic and see some amazing animals

Thank farmgirl94
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely fantastic!! We did the roar n snore at melbourne zoo and i couldn't have imagined it would be so interactive. We got to see the animals at night in solitude- many of which came closer than they do during the day- behind the scenes...More

Thank caitlynlawson3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up going on a day when school kids were there but it was still very good and we enjoyed the time.

Thank Sunshine819287
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melbourne zoo is one of the best zoos I’ve visited from around the world. This zoo has a great lay out and is perfect with a young family. There is plenty of animals to see and there is heaps of different cafes to stop at...More

Thank Marc Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

TAC Cup Legends: Cannons' Alan & Anne Croughan Alan and Anne Croughan are the latest TAC Cup Legends. The Calder Cannons couple could not be separated as the clubs’ Legends, as part of the 25 years of TAC Cup celebrations. Both are Life Members of...More

Thank Collingw
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Melbourne Zoo last week as a visitor and in particular to photograph some of the animals. It was a perfect day for wandering and taking photos. The animals were basking in the sunshine. Ate at the lakeside restaurant. The food and service...More

Thank Heather2410
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September 4, 2018|
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Response from gamefishtas | Reviewed this property |
sorry , we didnt do the tour....u get a detailed map and can wander at your own pace and leisure...much better.
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Lauren J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a nice big grassed area, ideal for a packed lunch picnic.
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Response from angelinatheangel | Reviewed this property |
I am from the USA to and I am on my trip in Australia and just went to the Melbourne zoo you can look on google and it will say the Melbourne zoo is the best in the country