The Melbourne Zoo is a good place to see lots of different animals, especially those residing down under. Went on public holiday, so kids were free, and the zoo was packed. Still... read more
Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over 250...
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 rainforests, Australian bushland and even underwater! Walk where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye-to-eye with the Orang-utans in their special elevated exhibit, explore the Trail of Elephants and then head down the bush track to see unique Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats and emus. Submerge yourself in our underwater world to see Victoria's iconic Little Penguins, Australian Fur Seals and more!
Don't miss: Lion Gorge, our new lion experience which will have you come face-to-face with our magnificent African Lion bachelor group.
Meet the Keeper: Hear our expert keepers give daily talks about the animals in their care.
Close-up Encounters: Book a close-up encounter with one of our animals for a great photo opportunity.