Gorilla Ink Oakleigh is a new, dynamic and stylish Private Tattoo Studio and Personable Body Art Studio, in the Inner South Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. Located in the heart of Oakleigh, only minutes away from Chadstone Shopping Center and Oakleigh’s bustling restaurant district.
We pride ourselves on exemplary standards in customised artwork, within a clean and customer friendly environment. The staff and proprietor of Gorilla Ink can accommodate all your tattoo needs, from Japanese/Asian influenced pieces, to any style of colour pieces including black and grey and realism pieces. No task is too big or small, and we always ensure that our clients are provided with the most comfortable tattoo experience possible.
All designs, big or small, will be treated with the same respect and handled with the same professional dedication and enthusiasm by our friendly artists.
When it comes to the myriad of available tattoo shops, Melbourne’s Gorilla Ink body studio is the answer to world-class quality. A local studio with a friendly atmosphere, we ensure you’re comfortable during the design and inking process, so you feel confident walking away with a happy piece of art or tattoo. Melbourne’s tattoo lovers can turn to Gorilla Ink Oakleigh for a dynamic and hot new ink artistry service.

Joe Petelo

Joe Petelo

Joe Petelo, artist/tattooist of 6 years offers an extensive portfolio of Polynesian tribal work and black and grey work but can handle anything you want to throw at him. In this day and age, nothing is original anymore, which is why Joe freehands most of his pieces and does not mind going extra lengths to make sure you leave with a Unique One of a Kind Tattoo, that you won’t ever see on anyone else… Joe takes the time to consult with his clients to make sure they leave with the closest representation of what idea they came in with.

Mario Del Toro – Owner

Mario Del Toro – Owner

Mario works and owns Gorilla Ink, a funky welcoming studio in Noble Park North, Melbourne, Victoria in Australia. Chilean born Australian, he grew as a small child drawing Disney Characters from comic books. Further winning a National stamp award in primary school. So it was therefore inevitable that he was always going to find a career in the Arts.

After many years working and studying in multimedia, gaming, illustration and dabbling in tattooing. Found his break at Victims of Ink, Port Melbourne. Working with an amazing crew and boss.

Mario has been tattooing for approximately 8 years. He is an all-rounder tattoo artist, and is able to execute a number of different styles of work, including Japanese, black and grey and colour work, colour pieces as well as specializing in cover ups and reworks. His is work speaks for itself.

With a love for Japanese and nostalgic tattoos such as cartoons, anime, TV shows, movies and anything 80’s, Marz is always eager to create new and unique pieces to suit each design request and client.

Excelling in all styles, he is able to tackle any idea or style each and every client bring to the table.

Recently travelling to Japan twice, Marz has kicked off a newfound love for the Japanese style of tattooing and culture. This is a style he is hoping to learn and develop more of in the near future with a twist.

Jarrod Yeo (Stylist) – Gorilla Cuts

Jarrod Yeo (Stylist) – Gorilla Cuts

Jarrod is a professional hairdresser with 8 years of experience under his belt. His passion for hairdressing definitely shows in his work with his clients, as he continues to update his skills and techniques to give everyone of his clients that satisfaction that will keep them coming back. He won’t just cut or style your hair, he listens to what you want…… and gives you what you want. He has that willingness to give new ideas and suggestions to give you the modern edge which is vast changing in the hairdressing industry.  If you seek quality and satisfaction, head down to see Jarrod at Gorilla Cuts.

He works Monday to Wednesday 10am to 6pm.

And by appointment Thursday to Saturday.

For bookings please call us on (03) 8712 1120 or 0431 057 754.



Want to make sure you’re really getting the best tattoo? Melbourne tattoo shops can vary in the style of tattoos they provide and the quality of the line and colour work they can execute. But only at Gorilla Ink can you find an incredibly broad range of design styles, delivered with fantastic quality, at such amazing rates. Our team is made up of experienced tattoo artists who are committed to providing you with the most comfortable tattoo experience possible. For the high standard of tattoo Melbourne customers deserve, get inked with Gorilla Ink.

If you’re checking out tattoo parlours, Melbourne-based Gorilla Ink can offer leading quality at competitive rates. Based in Noble Park North, we’re one of the tattoo shops Cranbourne, Dandenong, Narre Warren & Pakenham area locals can turn to for a range of custom or artist-designed tattoos. Our team offers experience across Japanese, gore, photo-realistic, black & white and colour graphic designs – come to us with a specific reference image, a general tattoo idea or yourself as a blank canvas and we’ll follow through with a stunning and precisely-styled piece of art.

Looking for Tattoo Shops in Cranbourne, Dandenong, Narre Warren, Pakenham or Berwick? Then visit us at Gorilla Ink

Looking for your local experts when it comes to tattoos? Berwick, Dandenong and surrounding suburbs can come to Gorilla Ink for all their tattooing needs, as well as Gorilla Cuts, our specialist in-store barber and hair styling service.

When it comes to the myriad of available tattoo shops, Melbourne’s Gorilla Ink body studio is the South Eastern suburbs answer to world-class quality. A local studio with a friendly atmosphere, we ensure you’re comfortable during the design and inking process, and walk away feeling happy about your new Gorilla Ink tattoos. Melbourne’s tattoo lovers can turn to Gorilla Ink for a dynamic and hot new ink artistry service.

Our happy clients say

“Definitely recommend these guys and Marz the owner his work is totally amazing. They have all the patients in the world. I totally love my shoulder / back piece of Game Of Thrones Raven that we modified to suit my wants. Keep up the amazing work.” – Dannii O’Connell

“Amazing staff. Amazing work. Amazing place to get a tattoo.” – Bryn Pirimona


  • Appointments of 3 hours or more will be charged at an hourly price of $175. If the tattoo is smaller, we will quote the piece accordingly.
  • We offer a day rate of $1000 for 6 to 8 hours of work, but you are liable for the hole day booked if you can not sit well. So please eat and sleep, well before hand.
  • Our minimum charge is $100.
  • Any freehand work, pre tattoo, will be charged.
  • To lock in your appointment we require a non refundable $150 minimum deposit on big jobs. This deposit is held and will come off your total price at the end the job completion.
  • We are predominantly a cash only business.
  • All tattoos are to be paid for in full at the beginning of each session.
  • Cancellations require at least 72 hours notice otherwise the deposit will be forfeited.
    You are entitled to reschedule your appointment, once only, up to 72 hours before your booking or you loose you deposit.
  • If you have a picture or design in mind, please bring in a hard copy, i.e. printed on paper, flash drives, iPods or cameras, to show your ideas.
    Please note, for tattoos that take less than two hours, we can generally fit you in within two weeks.
    Drawing fees apply and prices will vary from $50 upwards. This depends on detail and size.
  • Any bookings outside operating hours are strictly by appointment only and will require the first full hours deposit which is non refundable deposit.
  • If you would like to make an appointment, please contact our studio on 9996 1567 or alternatively 0498 887 888 within business hours or come by and talk to our friendly staff during our working hours.
  • If you are from overseas, interstate or country Victoria, send us an email, and once we receive your transfer/money order we will reserve and confirm an appointment time for you.

Contact us

Gorilla Ink

Address :
Level 1, 18A Portman Street,
Victoria – 3166

Tel : 03 9996 1567 / 0498 887 888
Email : marz@gorillaink.com.au

The studio is a private studio located in the heart of Oakleigh meters from Eaton Mall a bustling  Greek restaurant district, minutes from Chadstone Shopping Center.
Only minutes from the M1 Monash Freeway and a short walk from the Oakleigh train station and bus stop.

Parking is available directly in front of the studio.

Trading Hours

Mon-Wed 11:00am-06:00pm
Thurs-Fri 11:00am-08:00pm
Sat 11:00am-04:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays Sunday by appointment only otherwise we closed.

Closed Public holidays


Any booking appointments require a minimum $100 non refundable deposit.

Closed Sundays & Public Holidays

72 hours notice is required for re-bookings and cancellations or deposits will be forfeited.

One reschedule is allowed when our studio is notified 72 hours prior to the original booking.

MARZ/OWNER/ARTIST marz@gorillaink.com.au


GENRAL INQUIRIES gorillainkoakleigh@gmail.com


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