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Melbourne Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Come to Melbourne Zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. Come on the...

Melbourne Wildlife Parks & Zoos

Melbourne is home to a huge range of amazing Wildlife Parks & Zoos and visiting a zoo is the perfect activity to enjoy on a beautiful Melbourne day!

From aquariums to open range zoos, children’s farms and petting zoos, you are sure to find a wildlife park to entertain you and your kids on your next trip to Melbourne.

Melbourne Wildlife Parks – Petting Zoos, Animal Farms & Sanctuaries


The most popular and oldest zoo in Melbourne is the Melbourne Zoo which is located just 4kms north of the CBD. Come to this traditional zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. The best thing is that kids are free on weekends or during Victorian school holidays.

The Werribee Open Range Zoo also a must visit location on your next trip to Melbourne. This beautiful zoo is located next to the Werribee Park Mansion and is bordered by the Werribee River. Here you will see native species of Australian animals and birds, as well as a large number of animals from the African savannah.

There are also a huge range of animal farms and petting zoos located in the Melbourne suburbs. Bring your kids along as they will have amazing opportunity to interact with many animals in an open and comfortable environment. They will be able to pat and feed all types of domesticated animals including chickens, cows, goats, pigs, deer, ducks, donkeys and guinea pigs.

So check out he list below of the huge range of Wildlife Parks & Zoos in and around Melbourne.

Melbourne Zoo

Parkville, VIC

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays Come to Melbourne Zoo for a great day out with your friends and family. Come on the weekend or during Victorian school holidays as...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Kids are free on weekends, VIC public holidays & VIC school holidays The Werribee Open Range Zoo is a must visit location on your next trip to Melbourne. This beautiful zoo is located next to the Werribee Park...

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Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne, VIC

The Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium is a unique aquarium that is home to thousands of aquatic animals and marine creatures from all over the world. Whilst holidaying in Melbourne, stop by this famous attraction and check...

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Collingwood Children’s Farm

Collingwood Children’s Farm offers a charming country experience for city dwellers in Melbourne and is a must-visit for travellers to Melbourne. Located just 5 kilometers away from Melbourne lies an expansive 17...

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Ballarat Wildlife Park

Ballarat Central, VIC
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A trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park offers you the most exciting experience with some of the country’s most unique animals and a range of exotic reptiles. Established in 1985, the family business has since grown to be one...

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Myuna Farm

Myuna Farm is a public community farm located in Doveton, just 40 minutes south-east of the CBD and right next to the large suburb of Dandenong. A great way to spend a day in the outdoors with your family, Myuna Farm...

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Gumbuya Park

Tynong, VIC

Gumbuya Park is a nature amusement park located in the area of Tynong; located south-east of Melbourne. This park features a beautiful natural oasis; featuring water rides, a toboggan slide, paddle boats, mini-golf and...

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Chesterfield Farm

Scoresby, VIC

Chesterfield Farm is a children’s farm located in Scoresby and is the perfect way to spend a day out with your family. Open daily, Chesterfield Farm has a huge range of activities which can be enjoyed by your...

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Bundoora Park Childrens Farm

Bundoora, VIC

The Bundoora Park Childrens Farm is a great place for kids and adults to get up close with some beautiful Australian animals, as well as pet and feed farm animals. Located just 15kms from the Melbourne CBD, the Bundoora...

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Living Legends

Greenvale , VIC

Living Legends is a home of rest for retired race horses and tucked away in the beautiful Woodlands Historic Park in Greenvale. Some of the notable champion race horses here include winners of the Melbourne Cup...

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Animal Land Children’s Farm

Animal Land Children’s Farm located at Diggers Rest just 30kms from Melbourne is a delightful farm experience for the whole family. Visiting Victoria and wondering where to take the kids for a day out? This Animal...

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