Perth Zoo

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Just minutes from the heart of the city, Perth Zoo provides a beautiful natural haven. As an ‘oasis’ within the city, the Zoo attracts numerous species of wild birds. The animal collection is diverse, comprising about 170 species and nearly 1200 animals. Modern exhibits emphasise and encourage natural animal behaviours.

Activities include:

  • IMG_0661 Perth ZooA wide range of animal species from all over the world
  • A series of special walks, talks and presentation running daily throughout summer
  • Zebra car tours -1 hour guided tour around the zoo (additional $4.00 fee)
  • A range of events being held over the summer including concerts, story time, and lectures (extra cost)
  • ‘Close encounters’ A range of more up close and hands on zoo experiences (extra cost)

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Perth Zoo map

‘Close encounters’ experiences
‘Close encounters’ experiences


All ages


At least half a day


  • Short-stay parking is available on the streets surrounding Perth Zoo
  • Long-stay parking (1hr to all day) is available in three parking lots:
  1. opposite the Zoo (Cnr Labouchere & Richardson Rds) PAID by the hour
  2. next to the Zoo (off Labouchere Road) PAID by the hour
  3. next to the Zoo (off Mill Point Road) PAID per park

Paths and walkways are wheel chair and stroller friendly


  • Toilets – including disabled
  • Baby change facilities
  • Baby feeding area – including microwave for milk/food
  • Stroller/Wagon hire (additional fee)
  • Self-service lockers ($1.00 small and $2.00 large per use)
  • Free electric BBQ
  • Picnic tables
  • Vending machines
  • Cafeterias


IMG_9781 Perth Zoo

Adult (other than Seniors and Concessions) $29.00

Seniors (on presentation of Government issued Aged Pension or Seniors Card) $22.00

Children (4-15 yrs) Must be accompanied by an adult $14.00
($9.75 for students on a pre-booked school excursion)

Australian Concession (other than Seniors) – Australian Health Care Card holders & Students over 15 years of age $22.00

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Mini-Group (2 adults and 2 children) $75.20

Children under 4 yrs FREE

Carers (on presentation of a valid national companion card) FREE

Annual memberships are available – called Zoo friends
Families (2 or more people at the same address)
Adults $84
Children $53
Adults $95
Children $56

Prices effective 1 July 2015.

Opening Hours

Open 9.00am to 5.00pm every day of the year

Contact details

Perth Zoo
20 Labouchere Rd
South Perth 6151
Western Australia

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General enquiries or complaints: Phone: (08) 9474 0444

Fax: (08) 9474 4420



Google map

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Date Created: January 27, 2013 Date Modified: August 13, 2015