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HOT: Carnivores Trail, Melbourne Zoo, Parkville

The Carnivores' Trail at Melbourne Zoo is the home for the Zoo’s top-order predators and some of the world’s most powerful carnivores.

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

It starts at the present Lion Gorge, the enclosures for the African Wild Dogs and Philippines Crocodile and extends to new areas for the Snow Leopard, South American Coati, the Sumatran Tige and the Tasmanian Devil.

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

You can see the animals up close through one-way glass and the Snow Leopard exhibit also features an overhanging viewing platform.

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

In amongst the enclosures, there are the existing water play fountains at Lion Gorge


carnivores trail melbourne zoo

….a small climbing frame for children inspired by coatis and a spider web (watch your head if you're a tall adult!)….


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carnivores trail melbourne zoo

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

You can also learn how to keep your house cat safe and happy at Cat Alley…

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

….and #jointhepack inspired by the magnificent murals by Melbourne street artists Adnate, Makatron, Dvate and Andrew J Bourke.

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

carnivores trail melbourne zoo

Klook.com“>Melbourne Zoo is one of Victoria’s great tourist destinations and offers something for the whole family. If you're a local I reckon it's one of the best memberships for Melbourne families.

For more things to do at Melbourne Zoo – check out my reviews of Lion Gorge and Keeper Kids.

Click here for more things to do in Melbourne with babies and toddlers

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Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned serial entrepreneur.

As well as being the founder of TOT: HOT OR NOT she helps businesses with their SEO, email marketing & social media as BrightSmart.com.au; she owns an online bike store CycleStyle.com.au and develops and produces creative experiences for families via WheelieGoodFun.com. She used to publish another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

This Post Has 4 Comments

    1. Hi Karen if you’re entering the zoo via the main entrance on Elliot drive you need to walk down the main promenade until you can go no further then follow the path right. It’ll be on your right. Good luck! Joyce

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