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Address: Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 966 784
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Description: 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.
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Wonderful memories, best zoo experience ever

What a friendly delightful place. Everyone working at the zoo went out of their way to be helpful, but after wandering around completely lost for half an hour, my friend decided... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Ocean View, Australia

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Ocean View, Australia
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a friendly delightful place. Everyone working at the zoo went out of their way to be helpful, but after wandering around completely lost for half an hour, my friend decided we needed guidance. Serendipity! Our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable on every level from the pet names and habits and care of every animal in the zoo, to a... More 

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Castlemaine, Australia
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you have a young child, you can not go past a zoo membership. We well and truly got our moneys worth out of this: visiting many of the zoos several times. It makes this visit very relaxed: sometimes just dropping in for coffee and a quick catch with the zebras.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic zoo! Beautiful enclosures and gardens! It was lovely to see so many animals up close. A must for everyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Good day out, parking was difficult to find. Had alot of fun seeing all the animals. Good stops for food and drink throughout. Nice long walk around the Zoo.

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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We got there at about 2.30pm and not only was it a fairly over grown place with bushes and shrubs but a few of the animals were no where to be seen, no orangutans at all, there was an elephant that was banging on a door trying to get out and it was a sight that really made the zoo... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I'm not a fan of prisons for animals for many reasons, so find it difficult to say anything positive about any zoo. However, the Melbourne Zoo does provide veterinary services to various wildlife groups that other vets won't assist - e.g. flying foxes.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

An Excellent place for a family day out. always inproving ammenitites for the animals. Summer time they have jazz concerts there. Not much more to add except every time we go thjere there is a new Enclorure. Pygmy Hippo has recently given birth so you may see a baby pygmy. The Zoo is on the edge of Melbourne just a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It took us a while to get to the Zoo. Info in CBD directed us to tram 55 which went all the way to the Zoo. They forgot to tell us part of the way had a charge. When the tram reached the end of the free zone, we panicked and got off. We started walking to the Zoo. Took... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

one of the most beautiful zoos, it was so good to get up close the animals, the elephants were just wonderful...you can sit in a window at the orangatuan area and she just comes and sits on the other side and looks at you it was awesome...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this is truly one of the world's great zoos. Having seen some of the tired and troubling zoos in other cities of the world Melbourne's zoo offers a welcome contrast. Animals are housed on humane and generally spacious surrounds, and the array of animals is quite spectacular. Definitely one of Melbourne's must dos.

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Address: Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 966 784
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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