At a Glance
Hosting your wedding at Melbourne Zoo is a unique celebration of your wedding day.
You will always remember the possible encounters, gently offered by some of the Zoo’s wildlife, while your guests marvel at the natural diversity and take pleasure in being transported into a completely new world where animals thrive.
Attention to detail is our byword, from superb cuisine and wines, flexible world class venues to our dedicated team who are renowned for going the extra mile to make your day extra special.
Celebrating your day requires a space unique and flexible enough to allow you to add your personal touch and give your guests an experience like no other
With its beautiful natural surrounds, manicured centuries-old gardens and different habitats each designed to reflect native home of animal communities, the Melbourne Zoo provides a magnificent setting for truly memorable weddings.
Whether you are planning a lavish banquet for up to 240 guests or an intimate celebration with close family and friends, we understand that every wedding is unique and no two celebrations are the same.
In addition to totally bespoke and tailor-made weddings, we offer a range of inclusive packages that include everything needed for an outstanding reception, and whatever you choose, one of our dedicated wedding planners will help with every aspect of the preparations.
However, there is also an entire team of experts at your disposal, ready to make anything possible.
Established in 1862, Melbourne Zoo in Victoria, Australia, features gardens and habitats designed to imitate native homes of animal communities. Melbourne Zoo is dedicated to fighting wildlife extinction. Couples say 'I do' at the zoo in beautiful wedding event spaces. Wedding photo opportunities are numerous, including inside giraffe enclosures.
Weddings at Melbourne Zoo
Outdoor ceremony spaces include the Japanese Garden and lake, the Platypus Lawn, the Butterfly House, Aus Bush, and Moreton Bay Fig Tree. Receptions take place in the Rainforest Room and terrace, the Bong Su Room and deck, and the evening-only Lakeside Bistro. The Leopard Lodge, the largest reception space, accommodates 240 seated guests.
Wedding planners help with every aspect of the wedding preparations. In addition to bespoke weddings, the venue offers several inclusive wedding packages. A function supervisor ensures a stress free wedding day. Restaurant Associates is the exclusive caterer for Melbourne Zoo, with chefs preparing all food on-site for each wedding.
Accommodation and Tourist Attractions
There are many hotels near the Melbourne Zoo, including Art Series - The Larwill Studio, Melrose Apartments, Best Western Melbourne's Princes Park Hotel, Naughtons Parkville Hotel, Vibe Hotel Carlton Melbourne, and Park Squire Motor Inn & Serviced Apartments.
Keeper’s Talks highlight zoo visits. Couples can also include an animal experience in their wedding package. There are many other interesting sites in the city. Melbourne is known for its vibrant music scene and street art scene as well as venues like the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, and Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne.