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Melbourne Zoo

Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
1300 966 784
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Ranked #15 of 161 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
Owner description: Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over...
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Type: Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne. Over 320 species from around the world can be found in a beautiful natural setting just five minutes from the city centre. Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. Then take the time to stop and see eye to eye with Orangutans in their special elevated exhibit. Explore the Trail of the Elephants and the unique native wildlife in the Australian bush setting. Head into the underwater world at the Wild Seas exhibit showcasing penguins, seals and more! Don’t miss: Growing Wild: Discover our new interactive exhibit filled with animals, sculptures and tunnels for kids to play in. Meet the Keeper: Hear our expert keepers give daily talks about the animals in their care. Behind the Scenes Encounters: Head behind the scenes to meet and help look after your favorite animal. Close-up Encounters: Book a close-up encounter with one of our animals for a great photo opportunity.
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Sint Maarten, St Maarten-St Martin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

we were disappointed , few real special local animals to see , not a big surface........ for a zoo , good parking t once there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Melbourne Australia ZOO. Every time I have been lucky enough to make the trip to the zoo it just gets better. I always feel like I am in another word. The facilities and the gardens are well worth the money paid to enjoy. I am not really a fan of Zoos though Melbourne Zoo is an excellent choice of a... More 

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Udon Thani, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The zoo has improved dramatically over the years and if you have young children then it is a must see if visiting Melbourne. During summer they have a series of concerts at the zoo and this is most enjoyable. If leaving from the CBD, then the tram is a pleasant journyew and takes you right to the door. NUmber 55... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Have been going to Melbourne Zoo for many years. Always enjoy our time there. Great place to take the family if you want a fun afternoon.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Friends came from New Zealand and we took them to Melbourne Zoo Parkville. We had a great day out enjoying the beautiful enclosures which are made to be as close as possible to the animals natural environment. We loved to tigers although the day was quite warm and they were trying to keep cool under cover of the greenery. I... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This is a fabulous zoo. Up there with the best in the world. Lots to see and do for kids and adults. You could easily spend a whole day in the beautiful zoo.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

with many attractions. The Jaguars reallty stand out. So to, the lion and tiger fascillities. This is not a huge zoo, but it is nice to visit, if only once.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Very nice zoo with a lot of different animals to see. Nice gardens. A lot places to play for kids and well maintained areas where you can walk between the wildlife yourself. Cheap parking and easy to acces. Combined with the georgeous wether in Victoria here a must visit while in town. With or without kids a true top attraction... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I went to Melbourne Zoo with my friend and and we were so glsd tp be here because so many animal we can see here,and special thing we did were attraction with the animal,touch them,but we were bit worry if they attack us,but was really fun.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

and remember they are not bears. Our beautiful zoo has the best animals and a new lion enclosure, see them up close through glass! Don't forget the lovely elephants. On city's edge at Parkville.

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