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Melbourne Zoo - KIDS GO FREE - General Admission

***Discover a fascinating world of Wildlife in the heart of Melbourne with a visit to the iconic Melbourne Zoo!*** KIDS GO FREE ON WEEKENDS, VICTORIAN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS!


  • See over 320 fascinating animal species including elephants, tigers, penguins, koalas and MUCH MORE
  • Discover rain forests, underwater displays and beautiful Australian bush settings
  • Lots of amazing interactive exhibits, tours and close-up wildlife encounters
  • Meet our knowledgeable staff and learn all about the different wildlife
  • KIDS GO FREE weekends, school holidays and public holidays

At this time Zoos Victoria are required to limit daily capacity, as such your booking is a request until confirmed directly by Zoos Victoria. After bookings Zoos Victoria will contact you via email to confirm your chosen date of purchase or let you know if changes are required. This is a temporary measure and thank you for understanding!

A trip to Melbourne is not complete without a visit to Melbourne Zoo - home to a huge variety of fascinating wildlife from all over the world!

Young and old alike will be enthralled at the chance to encounter over 320 different species of fascinating wildlife, displayed in natural locations.

You'll see everything from monkeys swinging through the trees in African rainforests to kangaroos in Australian bush clad settings and penguins in their underwater playground!

Our knowledgeable team are passionate about fighting to save wildlife from extinction, so make sure to listen to one of the free daily talks where you can learn all about the animals and even see what you can do to help wildlife at risk of extinction.

There are also many different daily wildlife tours and close-up animal encounters which you can choose to book meaning there will always be something new and exciting to keep you entertained!

Melbourne Zoo is sure to impress and is an absolute must-do for all ages.


Current Victorian School holiday dates:


June 29th – July 14th

Sept 21st – Oct 6th

Dec 21st – Jan 28th


March 28th – April 12th

June 27th – July 12th

Sept 19th – Oct 4th

Dec 19th – Jan 27th

****Keeper talks and feeding times ****

Giant Tortoises 10:30am

Koalas 10:30am

Baboons 11:00am

Elephants 11:00am

Seals 11:30am

Giraffe 11:30am

Orang-utans 12:00pm

Gorillas 12:30pm

Lions 12.30pm

Meerkats 1:00pm

Elephants 2:00pm

Tigers 3:15pm

Penguins 3:45pm

Adult $40.00
Child $0.00 (0-15 years)


  • Elliott Ave, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia (approximately 4 kilometres north of the centre of Melbourne)

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Kids go FREE - applicable for ages 15 years and under accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Tickets are non-transferable and must be used on the dates selected when booking.

    All visitors over the age of 12 years and two months are required to show proof of COVID19 vaccination to enter our properties and to check in via QR code.

    It is a requirement to carry a fitted face mask and to wear it where physical distancing cannot be maintained, unless a medical exemption applies.

Available Bookings from 09 Aug to 15 Aug 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in AUD ($)

Tue 9 Aug
Wed 10 Aug
Thu 11 Aug
Fri 12 Aug
Sat 13 Aug
Sun 14 Aug
Mon 15 Aug

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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    Child * 0-15 years

      *This option must be made together with another price type.

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