Come and visit Taronga Zoo's new arrival! Find Out More ▶
The Dinosaurs are back! 31 Oct 2014 - 1 Feb 2015 Find Out More ▶
Securing a shared future for wildlife and people Watch the Video ▶
4 out of 5 species of Rhino are in critical danger Find Out More ▶
For the wildest New Years Eve in town! Find Out More ▶

Stage 2-3 Wiradjuri Wanderings

Outcomes: HT2-1, HT2-2, HT2-4, HT2-5

Learning Across the Curriculum: Sustainability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

Integrates with: Science and Geography

At School

Before coming to the Zoo identify the Aboriginal people from your local area and the language they spoke. Research the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait nations throughout Australia and the similarities and differences. 

Early Stage 1 - Stage 1: Dreaming and Living on the Land

Outcomes: HTE-1, HT1-1 HT1-2, HT1-4,

Learning Across the Curriculum: Sustainability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures

Integrates with: Science

At School 

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders have lived in Australia for thousands of years; discuss Aboriginal words from the local area and how some of our animals and suburbs and their Aboriginal meanings.
Zoo wins at the NSW Toursim Awards
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has won the NSW Tourism Awards for Best Tourist Attraction and Unique Accommodation at the NSW Tourism Awards gala ceremony held in Sydney on Thursday 27 November 2014.
Daily 8:30 am - 3:30 pm (Excluding 17/1/15 & 18/1/15)
Zoo Adventures is a school holiday program for students attending primary school, aged from 5-12 years, which is run by qualified staff. Children experience the sights and sounds of the zoo; join in with art/craft and other activities with an animal theme!

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