Wedding celebrations

Celebrate your big day in a location unlike any other and provide your guests a unique and unforgettable experience.

The Melbourne Zoo is an iconic, multi-award-winning venue located in the heart of Melbourne, just minutes from the CBD. It boasts unique, versatile wedding settings, gorgeous natural surroundings, tranquil manicured gardens, and endless breathtaking photo opportunities.   

With a wide range of ceremony and reception spaces, there’s something for every taste and style. Whether you prefer an intimate reception gathering, a garden wedding or a formal sit-down dinner or your very own private animal exhibit, the choice is yours.

Our wedding packages provide a number of options suitable for either a seated or cocktail event.

Catered by the renowned Compass Group, anticipate nothing short of delightful, gourmet cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients and featuring innovative menus. With years of experience, rest assured, as every detail is taken care of, allowing you to immerse yourself in magical ambience and atmosphere of a wedding at the beautiful Melbourne Zoo.



Reception spaces

Cocktail Seated
Rainforest Room  118 people 70 people
Bong Su 144 people 100 people
Leopard Lodge 375 people  240 people




Ceremony sites

Japanese Garden 90 people
Platypus Lawn 200 people
Butterfly House* 50 people 
Australian Bush 100 people 
Giraffe Deck* 50 people

*Available from 5pm

Unique animal experiences

Select from our unique experiences to complement your perfect day including Giraffe Photos, Carousel photos and Carousel hire exclusively for your wedding party.

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Contact one of our dedicated Wedding Planners at Zoo Events to let them guide you through our unique options.

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Candles  and elegantly decorated dining table creates a magical setting for a wedding.