Wake up in the wild

Wake up in the wild

Are you ready for an adventure?

Stay overnight at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo for a truly unique experience. With three types of accommodation offerings available, you can create a unique holiday experience that meets your need for adventure.

Taronga Zoo is a COVID Safe site. 
Next time you visit you may notice a few changes that ensure our sites remain COVID Safe for all our guests, staff and animals.
Read more about the changes keeping you safe.

Choose your adventure

Zoofari Lodge

Experience an African safari right in the heart of NSW. Our unrivalled in zoo safari experience is inclusive of meals, accommodation, exclusive tours, two-day zoo entry and bike hire.

Savannah Cabins

Spend the night in a stylish and comfortable self-contained cabin. Enjoy views of sprawling natural grassland right on your doorstep in this family friendly retreat.

Billabong Camp

Camp under the stars and in close proximity to Lion Pride Lands!

Hear the roar of the Lions at night and experience camping in our permanent tents located around a beautiful billabong.

Giraffe. Photo: Rick Stevens
Giraffe. Photo: Rick Stevens

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of an unforgettably wild overnight experience at Taronga! Online Gift Certificates are available for purchase to the value you nominate for all five of Taronga’s unique overnight accommodation experiences.

Giraffe. Photo: Rick Stevens

COVID Safe information

Last updated Monday 10 May 2021

Taronga offers guests a unique opportunity to experience the outdoors and reconnect with wildlife. Next time you visit you may notice a few changes that ensure our sites remain COVID Safe for you, your family, our team and our animals.

Below are a few tips to make your next visit as safe, fun and enjoyable as possible!

If you have cold or flu symptoms, we ask that you please stay home and do not visit.

If you are directly affected by the latest NSW Health advice to self-isolate, your accommodation booking can be changed to an alternate date at no charge.

Safety measures

Following the most recent advice from NSW Health, Taronga has implemented the following additional measures to ensure our Zoos remain a low-risk environment for you and your family to enjoy. 

Pre-book your visit: All tickets and member visits must be pre-booked online.

Bring your essentials upon arrival:

  • Your e-ticket or booking confirmation
  • Facemask (recommended, not mandatory)
  • Personal hygiene kit (including sanitiser)
  • Contactless payment method
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle

Check-in via the Service NSW App: Along with pre-booking your tickets, all visitors will also be asked to check in using the Service NSW app when you arrive on site. This includes all members of any family groups, including children.

Maintain social distancing: Staff and guests are required to maintain 1.5m physical distancing at all times where possible.

Guests are not permitted to visit Taronga’s Zoos in Sydney and Dubbo or stay overnight if it contravenes state or federal travel restrictions, border closures and public health orders relating to COVID-19. If you have been asked to self-isolate, please do not enter Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

If there is anything urgent that you need to discuss regarding your booking, please use the below contact details for accommodation at Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo:

Sydney: email accommodation@zoo.nsw.gov.au or call 02 9978 4791

Dubbo: email stayovernight@zoo.nsw.gov.au or call 02 6881 1488