Australian Bush Guided Tour


$10 per person (excludes zoo entry)

$5 Zoo Members


Daily (click Book Now to select a time and date)


One hour


Max. 14 people


Minimum age 5 years. Participants aged 5-13 years must have accompanying adult supervision

Closed toe shoes must be worn

Fitted face masks are to be worn on all encounters, behind the scenes, tours and in some animal habitats, which will be signed

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Love koalas, kangaroos, and all of Australia's amazing local legends?

Join our knowledgeable guides as they take you on a journey through the wonderful world of marsupials, Aussie bird life, and introduce you to our local threatened species ambassadors, helping Zoos Victoria to fight extinction. This tour is sure to add some Koal-ity time to your day here at Melbourne Zoo!

Meeting point information: All guided tours depart from the Main Roundabout - Close Up Encounter pick up point. Please arrive five minutes before the tour starts.
Zoo entry not included. Be sure to also book your entry tickets for the same date as your encounter.
This experience is currently operating with a COVIDSafe plan in place, if you’ve done this experience before, it may be a little different this time around (but no less fun!)