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Review of Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo
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Ranked #15 of 419 things to do in Melbourne
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Owner description: 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! 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. Melbourne Zoo is also the proud winner of the Victoria Tourism Awards RACV People’s Choice category, voted by Victorians as their Favourite Metro Attraction in both 2015 and 2016!
Umag, Istarska, Croatia
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“many animals not available”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

many cages were empty. unfortunately we were not able to see not even the elephants. I expected much, much more!

Visited February 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Small Zoo”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

this is one of the smallest Zoo I have been to but its clean and the animals have been taken care of very well

Visited August 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Wonderful place to visit for all ages.”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Liked the layout of the animal enclosures, the grounds and it was so interesting to see the range of animals/birds there. Have been to zoos around the world and Melbourne's is up there with them.

Thank Roma S
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Zoo trip”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

We are zoo goers so have seen some very nice zoos and liked the Melbourne zoo especially their Australian exhibits. This is a fairly large zoo with room to walk. We hit it in late summer so dry and a little worn with the summer heat. The zoo is nicely landscaped and has some very nice open exhibits. I would add to you list of things to do while in Melbourne. We walked form downtown and it may be a little bit of a walk for most but through some beautiful neighborhoods and by the Melbourne University.

Visited February 2013
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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2013

This was a must do for us being great animal and Zoo lovers!
We were not disappointed and the cost of $26.10 per adult was great value.

Visited February 2013
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