From roaring lions to magnificent marine creatures, Melbourne Zoo is home to a range of extraordinary animals! As a conservation zoo which is a member of the world-leading Zoos-Victoria foundation, Melbourne Zoo offers a variety of engaging educational experiences, making it a fun and informative day out with the kids! Located in the heart of the city, Melbourne Zoo is a peaceful escape to nature and you don’t have to travel far!
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Another popular animal-related kids’ attraction is undoubtedly the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, which is situated just outside of Melbourne. Offering unique, interactive animals experiences with koalas, dingoes, tasmanian devils and many more, the sanctuary allows your kids to get up close and personal with these fascinating native Australian animals - an experience they will never forget!
Legoland Discovery Centre
Are your kids crazy about all things lego? Then the Legoland Discovery Centre is a must! Featuring an underwater lego play zone, heart-lake city with all your kid’s favourite lego characters and an indoor playground, Legoland Discovery Centre is a day of non-stop fun and adventure! If you are visiting the centre with 2-5 year olds, then you can let them explore the colourful, huge soft play area, the Duplo Farm Adventure. Located in the centre of Melbourne, Legoland Discovery centre is a fantastic day out for the entire family to enjoy!
If you find yourself melting in the heat on a hot day in Melbourne, then Gumbuya World is the perfect place to cool down! An action-packed water park full of thrilling water slides, including the Boomerang, Red Belly Racer and the Outback adventure, Gumbuya World will undoubtedly keep the kids occupied. The park also features several family-friendly rides such as the family wave pool and the lazy river, which offer a more relaxing and tranquil experience.
Sea Life Melbourne
Home to over 10,000 marine sea creatures, such as penguins, sharks, turtles, jellyfish, crocodiles and many more, Sea Life Melbourne is the place to discover what lies under the sea! With interactive experiences and talks designed for kids, including a brand new 4-D cinema, Sea Life is the ideal place to visit on a rainy day and is easy to reach in the centre of Melbourne!