Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

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Sumatran Orang-utan close

Sumatran Orang-utan

These ‘people of the forest’ meet us at their level in an enclosure that makes for a satisfying encounter on both sides of the glass.

Zoo highlights

Mother and daughter in Butterfly House

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.

Wild encounters

Roar n Snore

Roar 'n' snore

Wake in the morning to the calls of gibbons and birds and enjoy breakfast before a chance to meet the keepers and experience up-close animal encounters and life behind-the-scenes.

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