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Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens

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Elliott Avenue Parkville Victoria 3052

Phone: +613 9285 9300

Getting here

Melbourne Zoo is located only minutes north from the city centre, within Royal Park, and a quick drive from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine).

The Zoo’s address is Elliott Avenue, Parkville 3052. Its Melways reference is 43 E1.


There are six accessible parking bays near the main entrance of Melbourne Zoo. Seven accessible parking bays are located near the Rail Gate entrance.

There is a bus drop-off point at the main gate and all-day bus parking on the northern side of the zoo (except school and public holidays, where it is open to all vehicles).

Melbourne Zoo has an easy-to-follow pathway system, with access for people using wheelchairs and pushers.

Wheelchairs are also available for free hire. Photographic identification is required.

We recommend you book in advance. Tel: (03) 9285 9300

Pushers are $15 to hire. Photographic identification is required.

Car parking costs $2 for five hours.

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The Wheeler Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional owners of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to the people of the Kulin Nation and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past and present.