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“world class zoo” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo
Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
1300 966 784
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Ranked #15 of 160 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Gardens, Zoos & Aquariums
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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“world class zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

have visited melbourne zoo many times , with overseas visitors ,the zoo is worldclass ,from the butterfly house, to the meercats, to the elephant walk

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“Melbourne Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We go to the Melbourne Zoo at least once a year, every year and now that kids under 15 are free, we take a car full of kids with us! Parking always seems to be an issue if you don't get there early. The attractions are great, we love the Elephants, a lot of effort has gone in over the past years to improve the zoo attractions. The newer orangatan enclosure is fantastic, allowing a much closer look. We tend to spend the whole day there, going home around closing time, there is so much to see. The only downside is that its so busy during the school holidays, last time I went we were unable to see the seal attraction at all, so many people and a lot of prams and young children who don't have the patience to see the show anyway and it was a real shame to see all the rubbish left lying around after the show. Otherwise a fantastic place to visit and take the kids, we have had so many happy family outings there.

Visited March 2012
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“Take a day and visit there”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This relatively cheap attraction in Melbourne would be one of the most pleasant thing of your journey. Don't forget to bring your sandwiches...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

A trip to the zoo was a very good experience. Modern, animals on view and beautiful gardens. A sit down meal of soup was a bonus on a cool day. Highly recommended.

Visited September 2012
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“Worth a visit!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Really a v.good visit and my best visit to a zoo in my lifetime. Worth visiting atleast once for its great setup

Visited October 2012
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