Observe wildlife from around the world at Melbourne Zoo, located just 10 minutes from the city center. Check out the tigers, lions, monkeys, elephants and penguins, plus Australian wildlife including kangaroos, wombats and fur seals.
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See animal species from around the world in natural habitats and special exhibits
Get up close to a variety of native Australian animals
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With your general admission day ticket to the Melbourne Zoo you can become acquainted with over 320 animal species from around the world.
Enjoy a leisurely walk through the lush Asian and African rainforests, where tigers roam and monkeys swing from tree to tree. See eye-to-eye with the lion pride in a special exhibit at Lion Gorge and then continue on through to the Trail of the Elephants.
Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, and emus in an Australian bush setting. Head into the underwater world to see Victoria’s iconic little penguins and Australian fur seals.
General admission to the Melbourne Zoo
Animal keeper presentations at set times
Children under 16 years of age enter free on weekends, Victoria school holidays and Victoria public holidays
Children 3 years and under receive free entry every day
Melbourne Zoo is open 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 365 days a year
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund