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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...more
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We went to the zoo specifically to see the platypus. I have a student who is obsessed with this odd animal and I told him I would get a picture of a real one. While I wasn't able to get a picture, I did manage...More
The zoo is easily accessed from the city and parking was plentiful - though we're glad we missed the school holiday crowds. There were a large number of school children visiting from youngsters to teen high school students, a number of whom were rather rowdy...More
Melbourne Zoo offers overnight camping experiences in the former elephant enclosure. Good food and comfortable mattresses- bring your own sleeping bags and pillows and towels - and then a night tour of the zoo make the experience excellent. Good breakfasts too.
We had great guides...More
My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful day out to the Melbourne Zoo! We found the park easy to get around to. We stopped for a quick bite at the bakery and it was reasonably priced. All in all a great experience.
My children and I have visited zoos around the world but Melbourne zoo tops the lots with the natural habitats design and experience. We were lucky enough to feed a meerkat which was amazing. The zoo keepers were informative and the experience was very interactive...More
We took our one and a half year old granddaughter to the zoo on a beautiful sunny spring day. She was fascinated with the animals, her favourite being the meerkats and splashing her feet in a water stream. The gardens are at their best at...More
I have recently bought a membership to the Melbourne Zoo and I couldn't be happier! Mostly I go with my daughter and her 3 month old baby (never too old or young for the zoo! actually we seem to go every 2-3 weeks and we...More
The Melbourne Zoo is easily accessed by tram or train at the Royal Park station. There is also plenty of parking ($2 for 5 hours) but it can fill up at popular times. The zoo does it's best to portray the animals in a natural...More
We all went up to the Melbourne zoo on the school holidays. It was busy and I do recommend getting there early for the car parks but we had a great day. My older daughters had there boyfriends and we let them go off and...More