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
Becoming a member of Zoos Victoria gives you unlimited entry to our three world-class zoos – and many more great benefits. For our members, kids are free every day of the year.

Adult $30.80
Child 4–15 years (weekends, Victorian public holidays and Victorian government school holidays) FREE
Child 4–15 years (Monday to Friday, outside holidays) $13.60
Child (0–3 years) (every day!) FREE

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. 

Adult concession $23.60
Senior concession $27.70
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
Carer accompanying a person with a disability who is a holder of
a Disability Pension Card or a Companion Card
Holder of a Carer Card NOT accompanying a person with a disability 10% discount

*Concession is available to Australian Pensioner Concession Card holders, Full-time Student Card holders, Healthcare Card holders, Disability Concession and DVA Gold Card holders.

Family package deals (Monday to Friday; Except School Holidays)
2 adults with 1 child $74.60
2 adults with 2 children $74.60
2 adults with 3 children $81.60
2 adults with 4 children  $88.40
2 adults with 5 children  $95.20


Group discount tickets*
20­–49 adult tickets (10% discount), per person $27.70
50 plus adult tickets (20% discount), per person $24.60

*Group discounts are available when pre-purchasing 20 or more adult tickets. The discount rate applies to the adult category only, although all ticket types can be pre-purchased.