Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Our animals

Australian Little Penguin

Little Penguin

The penguin family are the best swimmers and divers of all the world’s birds and Melbourne Zoo’s Wild Sea development showcases their aquatic skills, with extensive underwater viewing in a deep pool with adjustable water jets to mimic the ocean’s changing currents.

Zoo highlights

Better 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

MZ-CloseUp-Giraffe

Close-up Encounters

Melbourne Zoo's Close-up Encounters will bring you face-to-face with some of our zoo's most popular personalities.

What's on at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 25th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 26th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 27th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 28th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 29th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 30th April 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 1st May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 2nd May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 3rd May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 4th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 5th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 6th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 7th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 8th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 9th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 10th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 11th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 12th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 13th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 14th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 15th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 16th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 17th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 18th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 19th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 20th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 21st May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 22nd May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 23rd May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 24th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 25th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 26th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 27th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 28th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 29th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 30th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 31st May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 1st June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 2nd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 3rd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 4th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 5th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

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