Self-guided Visits

Taronga Zoo in Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo offer a diverse range of self-guided activities to complement your excursion. 

Trail Activities

The Workshop section provides details on our guided activities. The resources resources there also include pre-visit activities, student trails and suggested post-visit activities that may help you plan your own visit.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Taronga Western Plains Zoo: Early Stage 1 to Stage 1

This covers a stimulating range of topics and activities in Zoo Education for young children, including learning what Zoo Keepers do and following our Maths Trail.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo: Stage 2 to Stage 3

As young children mature, Zoo Education helps them to understand the relationships between animals, and the place of human beings in the natural world.

Taronga Western Plains Zoo: Stage 4 to Stage 6

At this higher level, the Zoo’s educators guide children through issues such as declining biodiversity and endangered species, and explore the Zoo as a business.

Plan your visit

Please click for more information about planning your excursion, including maps, risk assessment forms and a schedule of show times and keeper talks.


Please click for more booking information.