Australian Wildlife Tour at Melbourne Zoo

Journey through the Australian bush at the Melbourne Zoo. In this exclusive experience you will have morning access to Melbourne Zoo before it opens to the public and have the opportunity to learn about our iconic Australian wildlife.

During the tour you will meet Melbourne Zoo's passionate and knowledgeable staff for a koala presentation where you will get to learn some quirky facts about these amazing animals. See the kangaroos and emus and you will have the opportunity give the kangaroos some breakfast. Head underground to the wombat’s burrow where you can discover the habitat of this incredible creature which can weigh over 30 kilograms.

Finish the tour by taking a walk through the captivating Great Flight Aviary and be amazed by the colours and sounds our native birdlife including red-tailed black cockatoos, wonga pigeons, apostle birds and jabiru just to name a few. Or try your luck spotting parrots, honeyeaters, pigeons, ducks and waders.

You will then be walked to the Zoo exit with the choice to re-enter with general admission or continue on to explore Melbourne city.

Getting Around

Need some help getting from A to B so you can discover Melbourne?

Just pop your starting point and where you want to go into the PTV Journey Planner, as well as your ideal departure or arrival time.

The Planner will find the easiest way for you to get where you want to go, plus give you easy-to-follow instructions on how to get there.