Melbourne Australia Information and City Guide
The Melbourne Zoo is home to more than 320 species from across Australia and around the world. Established in 1862, it is the oldest zoo in Australia.
Popular residents at the zoo include gorillas, hippos, tigers, koalas and kangaroos. There is also a butterfly house and an aviary at the zoological garden.
The zoo is organized into climatic zones that are integrated with trees and flower gardens.
The Melbourne Zoo is officially called the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens.
For additional information about the zoo, please visit the Melbourne Zoo website.
The zoo is located in Royal Park, 4 km north of the Melbourne CBD. It can be easily accessed by bus or train from Flinders Street Station.