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Elliot Ave., Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia | +61 3 9285 9300
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There is nothing quite like ogling the antics of orangutans or leering at lion cubs to keep the kids (even the big ones) happy. Melbourne's zoo is blessed with spacious animal enclosures and flat expanses, making for happy animals and visitors. There are 300 different species living here, and wildlife encounters —feeding giraffes or spending time with seals, for example—are popular. During the summer months, book a ticket for the Zoo Twilights concerts—proceeds go towards animal conservation.

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Melbourne Zoo

There is nothing quite like ogling the antics of orangutans or leering at lion cubs to keep the kids (even the big ones) happy. Melbourne's zoo is blessed with spacious animal enclosures and flat expanses, making for happy animals and visitors. There are 300 different species living here, and wildlife encounters —feeding giraffes or spending time with seals, for example—are popular. During the summer months, book a ticket for the Zoo Twilights concerts—proceeds go towards animal conservation.