Melbourne Zoo

Melbourne Zoo

Our animals

Australian Little Penguin

Little Penguin

The penguin family are the best swimmers and divers of all the world’s birds and Melbourne Zoo’s Wild Sea development showcases their aquatic skills, with extensive underwater viewing in a deep pool with adjustable water jets to mimic the ocean’s changing currents.

Zoo highlights

Better 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

MZ-CloseUp-Giraffe

Close-up Encounters

Melbourne Zoo's Close-up Encounters will bring you face-to-face with some of our zoo's most popular personalities.

What's on at Melbourne Zoo

What's on 30th May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 31st May 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 1st June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 2nd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 3rd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 4th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 5th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 6th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 7th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 8th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 9th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 10th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 11th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 12th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 13th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 14th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 15th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 16th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 17th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 18th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 19th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 20th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 21st June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 22nd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 23rd June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 24th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 25th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Become a Wild Child

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What’s new to see and do this Autumn?

Starts Friday 25 March 2016 to 24 June 2016

What's on 26th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 27th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 28th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 29th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 30th June 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 1st July 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

Cheeky Monkey Book Reading & Signing

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

What's on 2nd July 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

What's on 3rd July 2016

Meet the keeper

Daily at Melbourne Zoo

Take action these holidays!

25 June - 10 July

A Tower of Giraffe

Starts Saturday 25 June 2016 to 16 September 2016

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