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Melbourne Zoo

#14 of 410 things to do in Melbourne Features Animals
Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Elliot Ave | Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria 3052, Australia
+61 1300 966 784
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Gone are the days of seeing animals gaged. Now the animal enclosures are so similar to their natural habitats, it's sometimes difficult to find the animal. Melbourne Zoo has spent a lot of money making your visit the most enjoyable yet. Lemur Island is a...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We went on a really hot day and hired a push around car for the toddler to sit in. This was reasonably priced and certainly helped us get round more of the zoo. Thought it was really well set out and it was an enjoyable...More

Thank Myloman
Reviewed January 5, 2016

This city Zoo is right up there with the best in the world. It's very educational and the animals seem to be as happy as they can be. It would be great if the Zoo did what the Singapore Zoo does - Night viewing.

Thank BeLazy
Reviewed January 5, 2016

The Melbourne zoo is one of the better ones I've been to and I'm generally pretty accepting of animals missing from enclosures/animals being generally lazy/hiding. But having the majority of the big cats not in their enclosures is a pretty big let down. And the...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Took some family that where here form Italy to the zoo.. They all loved the different enclosures that Melbourne zoo has to offer. Easy assess to most things. Just keep in mind that food and drinks can be very pricey. Be sure to take a...More

Thank Nadia C
Reviewed January 4, 2016

A great place to visit with the family. Fairly level grounds throughout so easy to get around with prams plus some little food outlets which are not greatly over priced. Clean grounds and plenty of shaded areas to rest & have some lunch. Plenty to...More

Thank Guy B
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We love Mekbourne zoo. We always have a great time here. The children always find plenty of things to keep them amused.

Thank mrwhiley
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Great fun to spend a day there. Don't try to see everything. Bring your own food and drinks. Food is average and expensive.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed January 3, 2016

the zoo keepers have done a wonderful job of designing the zoo with so much of nature involved with it. it is as though you are walking through a nature trail while seeing the animals. also dont miss out on the butterflies. great for kids...More

Thank SinSur
Reviewed January 3, 2016

So much to see and do here at the Melbourne zoo. You can get up close, kids can be a ranger for a day or they can just walk around and see all the wonder creatures they have to offer. Pack a picnic lunch as...More

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Any parking available?
May 3, 2017|
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Response from leaz3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there is ample parking at the Royal Melbourne Zoo around $ 2.00 for five hour parking hope this helps with your query.
Any parking available?
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Kelly B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is u can google parking
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Hi, How much expected time is needed to explore the whole Zoo??
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Arctic01 | Reviewed this property |
I would plan about 4-5 hours and I would recommend go in early so you can work around the feeling times and also you are allowed to bring in your own food and drinks. Enjoy