SUNSET SERIES RACE 1: MELBOURNE ZOO
No other running event lets you run through Melbourne Zoo.
Tram 58 “West Coburg to Toorak” runs from William Street in the city centre every day, stopping directly outside Melbourne Zoo.
Trains run from Flinders Street Station on the Upfield line every day, stopping at Melbourne Zoo’s own Royal Park Station.
Bus route 505 from Moonee Ponds to Melbourne University stops outside Melbourne Zoo.
Go to Public Transport Victoria website for more information.
Parking is available at the Melbourne Zoo carpark off Elliot Avenue.
Parking is free after 5:00pm. Parking prior to 5:00pm is available at $2 for 5 hours. Please be aware of peak hour traffic congestion.
Overflow parking is available at the State Netball Hockey Centre, accessible via Brens Drive, off Elliot Avenue. The Event Village is a short 5 minute walk from here and parking is free.
ACCESS TO THE ZOO
Access into the Melbourne Zoo is only available to registered Sunset Series participants. Participants will need to stick to the event course. If you would like to wander around the zoo, you will need to purchase tickets through Melbourne Zoo and exit the zoo by 5pm when the gates close.
Spectators can cheer on participants at the start line and finish line which are both outside of the zoo, and join in the fun at the Event Village.