Plan your visit to Taronga Zoo, Sydney

Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes from the city by ferry, with breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour and free shows and keeper talks throughout the day.

Holiday activities

These school holidays Taronga offers something for the whole family. Come face to face with our loveable lemur troop in an exciting new walk-through experience – now part of the Lemur Forest Adventure.

Lemur Forest Adventure

Get up close to our loveable lemur troop in an exciting new walk-through experience. Kids can also play and climb in our state-of-the-art playground where they will learn about the remarkable world of lemurs, and understand why forests are critical to all life on Earth.

Hours and Rates

It’s open every day of the year, so why not bring your family for a Christmas adventure at Taronga Zoo, or come for a relaxed stroll with friends on New Year’s Day?

Plan your visit to Taronga Zoo

Use our interactive map to plan a perfect visit to Taronga Zoo. Choose your favorites from our list of animals and keeper talks or try out one our pre-planned tours - just the thing if you only have time for a short visit.

Tips and advice to help plan your visit

With so much to see at Taronga Zoo, planning your visit in advance will ensure you fit in as much in as possible. Don’t forget to stop for one of our keeper talks or shows!

Taronga’s newly developed Main Entrance Plaza

Taronga’s newly developed Main Entrance Plaza is a free access area where you can plan your Zoo adventure or get a taste of this famous Zoo even if you are only able to stay for a short visit.

Daily Timetable

Taronga Zoo’s shows and talks add an up-close and insightful element to a visit. To make sure you don’t miss out, check the timetable and arrive early to get a seat.


As both NSW's top Major Attraction and also the Best Major Attraction at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, Taronga Zoo offers an unforgettable day out.