Kids Activities

Kids Activities

Calling all kids!

Meet our latest new arrivals including Kanlaya our Asian Elephant calf. Explore the Zoo by two wheels, four wheels or on foot and see the newly opened Lion Pride Lands precinct and Wild Herds exhibit!

Tickets to the Zoo are valid for two consecutive days. Save up to 20% off your entry when you buy online.

Giraffes in Focus
Giraffes in Focus

Wild experiences

Make your visit to the Zoo special with a wild experience where you can feed a giraffe, meet a Meerkat or go into the Lions exhibit on tour! These are all wild experiences will leave you with memories for a lifetime.

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Giraffes in Focus
Bike and cart hire at the Zoo
Bike and cart hire at the Zoo

Explore

The best way to explore the Zoo’s 5.5km circuit is by bike or electric cart! Bike and electric carts can be hired from the Zoo’s hire centre or you can bring your own bike. Visitors can also drive their own car or walk. 

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Bike and cart hire at the Zoo
Meerkat Keeper talk
Meerkat Keeper talk

Learn from our Keepers

Plan your day around our 10 Keeper Talks throughout the day, all included free with your Zoo entry. They are a great opportunity to learn more about the animals from the Zoo Keepers and see the animals at feeding time!

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Meerkat Keeper talk
Zoofari Animal View Lodges
Zoofari Animal View Lodges

Stay the night

For the ultimate wild experience, stay overnight at Taronga Western Plains Zoo! Sleep under the stars at Billabong Camp, stay in the self-contained Savannah Cabins or enjoy our luxurious African-style Zoofari Lodge.

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Zoofari Animal View Lodges
Safari Park playground
Safari Park playground

Birthday parties

Coming soon! Birthday party packages will be available for children aged 3 – 13 years and include a designated party area in the children’s playground, as well as party food and drinks provided by Bakhita’s Cafe.

Let the kids run wild in the Safari Park playground on the swings and always popular flying fox, whilst our team takes care of the catering. All you need to do is bring the birthday cake!

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Safari Park playground
Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya
Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya

See our baby animals

Baby animals are a highlight of a Zoo visit! Be sure to see Kanlaya the Asian Elephant calf along with our six Cheetah cubs! Both new arrivals were born in the middle of 2018 and have been growing and developing well.

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Asian Elephant calf Kanlaya
Get up close to our pride
Get up close to our pride

Get up close to our Lion Pride

There is so much to experience at the Lion Pride Lands precinct from seeing the pride on exhibit, to meeting the goats in the replica African village or venture into the exhibit on the Pride Lands Patrol tour. Kids can climb to the top of the lookout or pretend to be a lioness in the play area. 

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Get up close to our pride
Zoo Adventures holiday program
Zoo Adventures holiday program

Zoo Adventures Lil Keeperz holiday program

Young adventurers will be taken on a journey through the Zoo to learn about animals, meet the people that take care of them and take part in engaging experiences. 

Zoo Adventures takes place on select days during school holidays. 

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Zoo Adventures holiday program