Bike and Cart Hire

Bike and Cart Hire

You can travel around the Zoo in your own car or by bike, cart or on foot.

For a real zoofari adventure, hire a bike or electric cart and explore on two wheels or four! Carts can now be pre-booked and collected on arrival from our Hire Centre.

Ready to visit? Buy your Zoo tickets online now and pre-register your visit.

Exploring by bike

Want to get closer to the animals? Discover smaller paths and trails off the main circuit by bike. 

Hiring Your Bike 

  • All day standard bike: $17
  • All day geared bike: $24
  • Bikes can be hired from our Hire Centre on arrival (no pre-booking). Subject to availability. *Prices effective from 16 November 2018

Need to Know

  • While the Zoo provides helmets, we recommend visitors bring their own where possible
  • The first half of the Zoo circuit has a slight incline, but otherwise the path is reasonably flat for riding 
  • The Zoo circuit is a sealed road. Road rules apply at all times
  • Guests are also welcome to bring their own bikes
Electric cart hire
Electric cart hire

Exploring by cart

Prefer four wheels? Zip around the Zoo in a cart, and hop on and off at the different exhibits around the circuit.

Hiring Your Cart

  • 3 hour electric cart ride: $70*
  • Carts can be hired in two sessions for three hours only. Subject to availability *Prices effective from 1 July 2020
  • Cart bookings are non-refundable. Refer to terms and conditions when booking

Need to know

  • Carts seat up to six people
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years old and hold an unrestricted drivers licence
  • Parking is available at each exhibit
  • The Zoo circuit is a sealed road. Road rules apply at all times
  • Children under three years old must be restrained in a car seat. Taronga Western Plains Zoo does not supply or install car seats. Guests must supply their own car seat. Note: Only one anchor point / car seat per cart.
  • Electric carts are not suitable for rear facing car seats