By public transport, get to Flagstaff station ( change trains at southern cross to something going through the loop if travelling on VLine from Wyndham Vale) and get the 58 tram to West Coburg, the zoo is at stop 25. Or get the train to any city station and change to an Upfield get off at Royal Park station.
If travelling on the metro line, change to Upfield train at North Melbourne
By car, get on the princes freeway toward city, transfer to Westgate freeway, then onto citylink. Get off at racecourse road, veer left onto Eliot ave
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