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Taronga’s Zoo Adventures is a fun, educational holiday program for children aged between five to 10 years of age, where they are taken on an exciting zoo journey, learning about animals and the environments they live in.

This unique school holiday program provides children with engaging experiences whilst being surrounded by the sights and sounds of the zoo and the animals that live here.  Your children will be amazed and excited as they join in animal themed activities and meet our wonderful keepers who care for the animals that live at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

ZOO ADVENTURES -  Winter 2016 - Bookings are now closed!

Thank you, Winter Zoo Adventures is now closed!

Our new program was such a great success last season that we just have to do it all again! With an exciting range of themes, activities and missions every day book early so you don’t miss out on your favourite day.

Your role: You are a Zoo Adventurer. Your mission should you choose to accept: Choose the theme, complete the mission and celebrate Taronga 100 with us!

Every day includes all the following popular favourites:

  • A Sky Safari ride
  • Interactive animal encounters
  • Photo keepsake to take home
  • Meet a Keeper experience
  • Seal and or Bird show
  • Interactive playground and educational adventures
  • Fruit break
  • Professional, enthusiastic, fun-loving staff to assist and enhance your Zoo Adventurers experience
  • A daily mission briefing to complete and add to a brand new Zoo Adventurers activity book!

Be an early bird and book now to avoid missing your favourite mission!

 

 (Bookings closed Friday 1st of July, 2016 if not booked out previously)

Webpage updated: 4/07/16 at 13.07 AEST. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions for Bookings:

How do I make a booking for Zoo Adventures?

Below you'll find a booking form to download. (Word document and PDF versions available). Read the blurbs above and choose a date that suits your Adventurer. Fill out the form and email to education@zoo.nsw.gov.au Successful applicants will be e-mailed a confirmation of their place as soon as possible.

Please be patient and do not send multiple copies of your form as this can lead to errors in the booking process. Zoo Adventures is an extremely popular program and due to the high volume of applications we receive it can take us approximately a week to confirm your spot. 

What if I have a friend who wants to attend on the same day? 

Due to health and safety reasons and to ensure your child has the best time possible, numbers are strictly limited. The best way for us to guarrantee the friend and child will be attending the same day is to submit a booking form with both children's names on the same form. This way they're processed at the same time and have a greater chance of being accepted together. There is space on the booking form for up to four children. If you have more names, you can simply fill out another booking form. 

What if the day I want is booked out? 

We're sorry but unfortunately if a date is booked out, we are unable to admit any other children due to strict Work Health and Safety reasons. We'll always get in touch with you to offer you another date if available. 

We will update this page regularly to inform you as soon as possible if a date is filling up or booked out. 

What does it mean " Recommended for"? 

This is our suggestion to help you decided what might suit your child best! It's by no means a hard and fast rule, just a way to help you figure out might work well for your own childs personality, skills, and interests. You'll notice we haven't listed it for every day - just a couple to help you get started. 

Why do I have to purchase a t-shirt? 

First time Zoo Adventurers must purchase a t-shirt. The Zoo Adventures t-shirt is a safety measure that is compulsory for all attendees. Taronga Zoo can be a very busy place with thousands of visitors a day. The Zoo Adventures t-shirt helps our staff locate your child in a large crowd. It also helps our in-grounds staff recognise the group for permission to special behind the scenes and restricted areas.  If your child does not wear their safety t-shirt, they may not be allowed into the Zoo. 

The t-shirt is listed as a separate cost so that previous attendees who already have a t-shirt do not need to purchase another one.  T-shirts should be purchased at the time of booking. 

 

More questions?

Please see below for a Frequently Asked Question sheet or you can e-mail us at education@zoo.nsw.gov.au 

We look forward to seeing your Zoo Adventurer's at Taronga!

 

Details

Cost:
Zoo Adventures days @ $69 per day (9.00am - 3.30pm) Extended supervision @ $28 per day (8.00am - 5.30pm) Zoo Adventures t-shirt/s @ $14 each
Location:
Taronga Zoo, Sydney
What to bring:
Zoo Adventures Program: Packed Lunch, Hat, Wet weather gear in case of rain, Sunscreen, Water Bottle.