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Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne

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Journey through a world of wildlife in the heart of Melbourne at Melbourne Zoo. You won’t believe how many animals are at here! Over 320 species from around the world can be found in a natural setting just five minutes from the city center. Stroll through the lush Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye to eye with orangutans in their special elevated exhibit and walk the Trail of the Elephants. Spy unique native wildlife in the Australian Bush setting and head into an underwater world showcasing playful penguins and seals! Put Melbourne Zoo into our Melbourne vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Melbourne.
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  • We spent a good 3.5hours here and it was very enjoyable. The keepers answered your questions honestly lile when I wondered why one elephant was alone and was clearly distressed about being alone she e...  more »
  • Fantastic experience. Kids will definitely love this place. New adventure. Can spend whole day enjoying in zoo. Children can see n learn about animals. Its totally a family time. Must watch place once...  more »
  • Average zoo. I thought reasonably priced given kids were free and you could spend all day there. Parking shockingly short of spaces but once you find one, a bargain st $2 for 5 hours. Not many staff a...  more »
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  • Average Zoo. I had much higher expectations. There is nice elephant section which was really big and I could see many happy elephants in there. Lots of space for groups, perfect place for picnic too.
  • I was expecting a bit more of wildlife but just found one tiger, few elephants, giraffes and zebras.. If you like bird watching then you should visit this place. So many different birds. The zoo is pretty big so do carry a bottle or two of water. It took me an entire day to cover everything.
  • Great place for a family day out, especially with young children. Good is reasonably priced but we always take a picnic lunch. Recommend setting aside a whole day because it's pretty big and you don't want to be rushing through.
  • Love the Melboure Zoo. Its well kept, the staff are lovely and the paths are so much fun to ho down to visit all the attractions. Bringing my little one in the morning to see all the animals waking up and starting their day is wonderful.
  • Fantastic zoo. Animal enclosure are great size and clean. Animals seem relaxed and happy. Getting close enough to see everything especially with kids is a huge bonus here!