Melbourne Zoo

Opening hours and admission

Opening hours

Our zoos are open 9:00am to 5:00pm every day of the year.
Animal areas close from 4:30pm.

Admission prices

Zoo members FREE
Adult $31.60
Child (0-3 yrs) FREE
Child (4-15 yrs)
Sat, Sun, public/school hols
FREE
Child (4-15 yrs)
Mon - Fri outside holidays
$15.80
Please note: Zoos Victoria reserves the right to request proof of age.Children 15 years and under must be supervised by an accompanying adult. An adult is deemed to be any person aged 16 years or older.
 
Concessions
Adult Concession
(inc. Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders, full-time Student Card holders, Healthcare Card holders, Disability Concession and DVA Gold Card holders)
$24.20
Senior Concession
(inc. Seniors Business Discount Card and Seniors Card)
$28.40
Child with a disability concession (Monday to Friday, outside holidays) $6.00
Carer accompanying a child under 16 years who is a holder of a Child Disability Allowance Health Care Card FREE
Carer accompanying a person with a disability who is a holder of a Disability Pension Card or a Companion Card FREE
Holder of a Carer Card NOT accompanying a person with a disability 10% discount
 
Family package deals* 
2 adults with 1 child $79.90
2 adults with 2 children $79.90
2 adults with 3 children $87.80
2 adults with 4 children $95.70
2 adults with 5 children $103.60
*Family Packages are only available Monday to Friday; except Victorian Government school holidays and public holidays. See Kids are free policy page for details of when kids are free.
 
Group discount tickets*
20­–49 adult tickets (10% discount), per person $28.40
50 plus adult tickets (20% discount), per person $25.30
*Group discounts are available when pre-purchasing 20 or more adult tickets. The discount rate applies to the adult category only.