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

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.

What's on at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 29th December 2014

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 30th December 2014

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 31st December 2014

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 1st January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 2nd January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 3rd January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 4th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 5th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 6th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 7th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 8th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 9th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 10th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 11th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 12th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 13th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 14th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 15th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 16th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 17th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 18th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 19th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 20th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 21st January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 22nd January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 23rd January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 24th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 25th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

What's on 26th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 27th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 28th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 29th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 30th January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 31st January 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

What's on 1st February 2015

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Lion Gorge

Opens Saturday 20 December

Australia Day at Melbourne Zoo

Monday 26 January 2015

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