Explore Our New Wildlife Hospital
See our vets in action at the new Wildlife Hospital in Dubbo. During your visit, you can see firsthand how we care for an array of Zoo animals and sick and injured native wildlife, and learn about our critical conservation and research projects.
Plus, enjoy the Wildlife Hospital Aviary daily Keeper talk exclusive to the school holidays.
Rhino calves galore
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has celebrated the birth of not only one but TWO rhinos this year, a Black Rhino calf and a White Rhino calf.
Both curious rhino calves can now be seen exploring their habitats with their mums.
Come check them out these holidays - they won’t stay little for long!
Four fresh-faced Meerkat pups have joined the ever-growing Meerkat Mob in Dubbo.
These cute bundles of fur have been busy digging, foraging, and playing at their home at the Waterhole.
Bring your pups to meet ours this School Holidays.
$1 on your Birthday
Have a WILD birthday at Taronga for only $1 - We're inviting everyone to spend their birthday with us.
Make your next birthday an unforgettable one packed with paw-some experiences, including animal presentations, keeper talks and special animal encounters at either Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.
Book a behind-the-scenes experience and tour the Elephant Barn, get up early and book an Early Morning Walk or hop on the safari truck and immerse yourself up close amongst African species on the Savannah Safari.
Explore the Zoo by boat
There’s now an exciting new way to experience the glistening Savannah Lake at the Zoo! See Spider Monkeys and Black and White Ruffed Lemurs like never before as you cruise by pedal boat around the Primate Islands in this family-fun experience.
Explore our newest precinct featuring outdoor café, water play and animal habitats!
Every member of the family will love the new Waterhole precinct.
Note: Waterhole Cafe closed 25 and 26 May due to unforeseen circumstances. Precinct is still accessible for waterplay and Meerkat viewing.
Taronga cares for over 4,000 animals from over 350 species, many of which are threatened. Find out which fascinating animals you might meet on your visit, and how we're contributing to global efforts to save species from the brink of extinction.