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  •  Activities
  •  Melbourne
  •  Zoos Victoria: Melbourne Zoo Entry Ticket

Zoos Victoria: Melbourne Zoo Entry Ticket

  • Melbourne
  • Flexible. Up to 2 hours
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • Entry to Melbourne Zoo. Attraction opens 9am-5pm, last entry at 4pm.
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • Entry to Melbourne Zoo. Attraction opens 9am-5pm, last entry at 4pm.

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotel
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Melbourne
Address Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052
How to get there ● By Public Transport
Please visit for up-to-date tram, train and bus times.

- By Tram
Tram 58 "West Coburg to Toorak" runs from William Street in the city centre every day, stopping directly outside Melbourne Zoo.

- By Train
Trains run from Flinders Street Station on the Upfield line every day, stopping at Melbourne Zoo’s own Royal Park Station.

- By Bus
Bus route 505 from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University stops outside Melbourne Zoo.

● By Car -
Melbourne Zoo is located only minutes north from the city centre, within Royal Park, and a quick drive from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine). Parking Fees apply.
Operating hours
Daily 09:00-17:00 Animal Areas Closed at 16:30
Check-in requirements Concession ticket type- valid concession ID must be presented on entry, including Australian Pensioner Concession Card, full-time Australian student card, Healthcare Card, Disability Concession Card, or DVA Gold Card.
Other info ● Children under 16 receive FREE entry on weekends, Victorian Public Holidays and Victorian Government School Holidays

【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- As directed by the Victorian Premier, from 5pm on December 31 2020, masks are mandatory indoors in Victoria, including at all 3 zoos of Zoos Victoria. They need to be worn anytime you are inside apart from when you’re eating or drinking. 1.5m social distancing rule is still in place.
- You will not be able to book tickets at the gate.
- Zoos are currently cashless.
- Some habitats may be closed for public safety reasons.

For the latest updates, please hop on -

2 Overview

At Melbourne Zoo, you can meet over 300 different species from around the world, only minutes from the city centre! See majestic Asian Elephants, sleek Sumatran Tigers and Orang-utans swinging through the trees. Visit the Gorilla Rainforest, or see koalas and kangaroos in the Australian bush setting. And discover the exciting new interactive exhibits designed especially for kids. You will get the chance to learn all about our animals, the fight to save wildlife from extinction and what you can do to help.

Melbourne Zoo


Our Animals
  • African Wild Dog
  • Asian Elephant
  • Asian Small-clawed Otter
  • Australian Fur Seal
  • Australian Pelican
  • Baw Baw Frog
  • Coati
  • Cotton-top Tamarin
  • Giant Tortoise
  • Gorilla
  • Hamadryas Baboon
  • Kangaroo Island Kangaroo
  • Koala
  • Lion
  • Little Penguin
  • Lord Howe Island Stick Insect
  • Meerkat
  • Philippines Crocodile
  • Platypus
  • Red Panda
  • Regent Honeyeater
  • Ring-tailed Lemur
  • Snow Leopard
  • Southern Corroboree Frog
  • Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat
  • Stuttering Frog
  • Sumatran Orang-utan
  • Sumatran Tiger
  • Tasmanian Devil
  • White Cheeked Gibbons
  • Zebra


Zoo Highlights

At Melbourne Zoo, you can meet over 300 different species from around the world, only minutes from the city centre! 

  • Lion Gorge
  • Dare to enter Lion Gorge and come face-to-face with the magnificent African Wild Dog pack and hear all about this alert and agile hunter. Be amazed by one of the most awe-inspiring creatures on earth, the Philippines Crocodile.
  • Keeper Kids
  • In the Keeper Kids playspace, kids can experience what it's like to work at a zoo. The fun range of activities is designed to stimulate the imagination and nurture a connection with the natural world.
  • Orang-utan Sanctuary
  • At Orang-utan Sanctuary, you can visit the orang-utans in their treetop home. Walk the elevated boardwalk and watch them behave as they would in the wild: climbing, swinging, nesting and feeding high off the ground.
  • Growing Wild
  • Melbourne Zoo's Growing Wild exhibit is an exciting interactive area designed especially for children aged 3 to 8 years. Kids can patrol for danger alongside the Meerkats, burrow through tunnels and climb inside Giant Tortoise shells.
  • Wild Sea
  • Wild Sea, Melbourne Zoo's biggest ever exhibit, showcases the natural beauty and animal inhabitants of Victoria's coast and ocean, including penguins and seals.
  • Trail of the Elephants
  • The award-winning trail of the elephants invites visitors into an Asian village and garden setting which is home to the five Asian Elephants.
  • Butterfly House
  • The Butterfly House offers one of the zoo's most loved - and magical - experiences. Immerse yourself in the lush vegetation that is home to hundreds of spectacularly coloured native butterflies.
  • Lemur Island
  • Discover what it's like to be a lemur as you walk and play amongst these charismatic animals. Enter Lemur Island through a rainforest tunnel then head up along a boardwalk toward the 'tree house' to discover the wonder of the world's rainforests.
  • Baboon Lookout
  • Baboon Lookout offers uninterrupted views through glass and across moats. You can watch the baboons play, groom and search for food on their grassland savannah, surrounded by large rocky outcrops, pools and palms.
  • Reptile House and World of Frogs
  • These two amazing adjoining areas Reptile House and World of Frogs display a wide variety of reptiles and amphibians from Australia and around the world.
  • Australian Bush
  • Australian Bush at Melbourne Zoo is home to some of Australia's most amazing and adored native animals. Don't miss seeing our mischievous Tasmanian Devil.
  • Landscapes and horticulture
  • The Zoological Gardens at Melbourne Zoo are among Victoria's most treasured gardens. Take your time to amble through the grounds and enjoy the natural beauty and carefully cultivated landscape.


Shows and Talks*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Please listen for announcements throughout the day for additional keeper talks or changes.

Time Name
10:30 Giant Tortoises
10:30 Koalas
11:00 Baboons
11:00 Elephants
11:30 Seals
11:30 Giraffe
12:00 Orange-utans
12:30 Gorillas
12:30 Lions
13:00 Meerkats
14:00 Elephants
15:15 Tigers
15:45 Penguins


3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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