Just 30 minutes from the CBD, this zoo brings the African savannah to Victoria, featuring a range of animals in a traditional African setting on 225 hectares of open land. Look out for the new option for younger folk: Village Kids, an outdoor play space where children can go wild and imitate the animals using sound pipes. Or maybe they’d love being Mini Zoo Keepers? Bookings are essential for this experience, where children can encounter and feed fascinating animals, such as meerkats and giraffes. Children under the age of four receive free zoo entry every day. And on weekends, school and public holidays it’s free for everyone under 16.
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