Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Our animals

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

Seal under water at Wild Sea

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.

Wild encounters

Sumatran Tiger

Tiger Behind the Scenes

Meet one of Melbourne Zoo’s three critically endangered Sumatran Tigers and the passionate keeper who cares for them. Find out about the threats facing these animals and the things that you can do to help save them.

What's on at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 29th August 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 30th August 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 31st August 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 1st September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 2nd September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 3rd September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 4th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 5th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 6th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 7th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 8th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 9th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 10th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 11th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 12th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 13th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 14th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 15th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 16th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 17th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's new this winter?

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 18th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 19th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 20th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 21st September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 22nd September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 23rd September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 24th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 25th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 26th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

High Tea

Monthly on a Sunday

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 27th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 28th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

What's on 29th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Kids Go Wild

19 - 23 September / 26 - 29 September 2016

YATZ Day Out at Melbourne Zoo

Thursday 29 September

What's on 30th September 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 1st October 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 2nd October 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Act for wildlife

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Don't Palm Us Off

You can take action to help save orang-utans, Sumatran Elephants and Tigers. This is the year to demand clearly labelled palm oil.

Act now to help Sumatran Orang-utan