Food and Drink

Food and Drink

Taronga Zoo is a COVID Safe site. 
We're committed to keeping you safe, so you may notice a few changes the next time you visit our Zoos.
Read more about the changes keeping you safe.

Zoo Cafe & Bar

Sit down at one of our cafés and enjoy modern Australian cuisine.  The Zoo Café & Bar in the Visitor Plaza offers a gorgeous view of the Savannah Lake and Primate Islands, home to Spider Monkeys and Lemurs.

Crisp Tortilla Pizza
Crisp Tortilla Pizza
Chicken burger
Chicken burger

The Waterhole

The Waterhole Café located halfway round the Zoo circuit offers at a range of delectable food items to enjoy whilst overlooking herd species such as Zebra, Camels and Blackbuck, or cheeky Meerkats and inquisitive Tortoises. The kids can have fun in the African waterhole themed water play area featuring hippo and elephant sculptures. 

Picnic spots

Grab a takeaway option and enjoy a packed lunch in one of our free picnic areas:

  • African Savannah picnic grounds
  • Bushland picnic grounds
  • Asian Forests
  • Savannah Visitor Plaza (near the Safari Park children's playground)

NOTE: Barbecues are currently not permitted to be used due to COVID-19 restrictions.

*In the event of a total fire ban, barbecues in the Zoo grounds are not permitted to be used. As Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo is a bushland setting, this is part of our commitment to keep staff, visitors and our animals safe.

High Tea at the Zoo

Celebrate a birthday, bridal shower, or indulgent afternoon with High Tea at the Zoo.

Your High Tea includes:

  • A selection of tea sandwiches  
  • Scones with jam and cream
  • A variety of petite fours, choux pastries, cakes and slices

$24 per person (including tea or coffee) 
$29 per person (including tea, coffee and piccolo of wine)

Bookings are essential and required by 4pm the day prior to your booking. Phone 02 6881 1437 to book. Bookings of eight or more people are to be pre-paid a minimum of 24 hours prior to the booking.