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: Children under 15 years of age 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.