How To Get There

Perth Zoo is located at 20 Labouchere Road, South Perth.

Australia Day
Parking is at a premium in South Perth on Australia Day. Please visit the links below for the most up-to-date information on road closures and parking, as well as the public transport options available. 

Perth Zoo supports Travelsmart methods of travelling in Western Australia. The Zoo is situated just a few kilometres from the CBD which makes a journey by public transport or bicycle pleasant and easy.

By Bus

From Perth CBD Routes 30 and 31 stop right in front of the Zoo seven days a week, leaving regularly from the Wellington Street Bus Station and Esplanade Busport. Routes 30 and 31 are predominantly operated by low floor accessible buses.

Route 34 stops behind the Zoo and leaves from the Wellington Street Bus Station and Esplanade Busport. Please be aware that although Transperth operate an extensive fleet of low floor accessible buses, not all buses operated on Route 34 are wheelchair accessible.

For further information on departure times, routes and fares please call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 or visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au where you can search for the best route for you.

By Train

From the Mandurah line: Alight at Esplanade Station, walk to the Esplanade Busport and board either Route 30 or 31 (to stop directly in front of the Zoo) or Route 34 (to stop behind the Zoo).

From the Joondalup line: At Perth Underground, stay on the train which continues to Esplanade Station. Walk to the Esplanade Busport and board either Route 30 or 31 (to stop directly in front of the Zoo).

From the Midland, Armadale, Thornlie and Fremantle lines: Alight at Perth Station, walk to the Wellington Street Bus Station and board either Route 30 or 31 (to stop directly in front of the Zoo) or Route 34 (to stop behind the Zoo).

Detailed information on timetables and fares can be obtained by visiting www.transperth.wa.gov.au or by calling the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13.

By Ferry

Perth Zoo is a short walk from the Mends Street Jetty in South Perth. Ferries depart from the Barrack Street Jetty (across the river in Perth) every half-hour during the day, and quarter-hour at peak times.

For further information on ferry timetables and prices please call Transperth information on 13 62 13 or visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au.

By Taxi

Any of Perth’s taxi companies can bring you directly to Perth Zoo. These can be hailed on the street or ordered by telephone. Two of Perth’s major taxi companies are:

Swan Taxis 13 13 30  www.swantaxis.com.au

Black & White Taxi 13 10 08

By Bicycle or On Foot

Safe, dual-use paths (cycle and walking) go around the Swan River from the CBD to South Perth and then it is only a 500m cycle/walk from the river up to Perth Zoo. Click here to view a map which shows the network of cycle/walking paths which will get you to and from Perth Zoo (you will need to zoom in to see the pathways clearly).

A drinking fountain is available just outside of Perth Zoo. Bicycle racks are available at no cost at the entrance to Perth Zoo. We recommend a lock for your bicycle. (Please note that you cannot take your bicycle, rollerblades, skateboard or other forms of personal transport into Perth Zoo)

By Car

The Zoo is only 5-minute drive from Perth’s city centre.

Long-stay parking (1hr to all day) is available in three parking lots:

  • opposite the Zoo (Cnr Labouchere and Richardson Rds) PAID by the hour
  • next to the Zoo (off Labouchere Road) PAID by the hour
  • next to the Zoo (off Mill Point Road) PAID per park

Short-stay parking is available on the streets surrounding Perth Zoo (PAID). Streets further back from the Zoo may offer FREE parking.

This map shows where you can park.

The Zoo offers 13 ACROD parking bays within 100 m of the entrance. ACROD stickers need to be clearly displayed and current. Disability parking is free in the free car parks but incurs standard fees in the paid carparks.

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