Transformers: Rise of the Beasts is coming to cinemas June 8.

Win an overnight stay at the Wildlife Retreat, Sydney or Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo.

To celebrate, Transformers is giving you the chance to win an overnight stay at either Taronga Zoo Sydney in the beautiful Wildlife Retreat or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo in Zoofari Lodge. Info on how to enter to win below!

Your Power To Protect The Beasts

Transformers have come to Taronga to harness the power of the beasts.

You can also harness YOUR power to help protect real life, wildlife beasts. One simple choice can make a world of difference to wildlife.

We’ve compiled a list of easy places for you to start;

  • Shape Shift! Change from single use plastic to reusable keep cups, drink bottles and shopping bags. 
  • Choose seafood with the MSC Blue tick of approval label to support independently-certified and genuinely sustainable fisheries
  • Purchase from companies that use Certified Sustainable Palm Oil in their products 
  • Help gorillas in the wild by recycling your old mobile phone
  • Buy a Beads For Wildlife product that supports humans and wildlife to coexist in Kenya.
  • Choose FSC: Make a forest friendly sustainable choice when purchasing timber and paper products.
  • Plant a pollinator friendly garden using Indigenous, endemic plants in your wild.
  • Report illegal wildlife trade using the Wildlife Witness app

Read more about what you can do to influence a change for good

 

MAKE AN IMPACT

 

Plus, don’t forget that your great day out at Taronga isn’t just a great day out, it has the power to protect. Taronga is not-for-profit, so whether you visit, stay overnight, donate, become a Zoo Parent, book an unforgettable behind the scenes experience or buy a gift for a loved one, every dollar you spend helps save wildlife.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

Watch the Transformers: Rise of the Beasts trailer

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts – only in cinemas June 8!

Returning to the action and spectacle that have captured moviegoers around the world, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts will take audiences on a ‘90s globetrotting adventure with the Autobots and introduce a whole new breed of Transformer – the Maximals – to the existing battle on earth between Autobots and Decepticons. Directed by Steven Caple Jr. and starring Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback, the film arrives in cinemas June 8, 2023. 

Can’t wait? You can watch the trailer below now! 

 

What’s On – BEAST POWER at the Zoo

Throughout January, there is more than meets the eye… Transformers have come to the zoo! 

Make sure you collect your BEAST POWER kid’s map upon entry to discover the beasts and unlock their hidden power by decoding the Cybertronian Code to reveal their force of nature. Help Optimus Prime & Bumblebee protect Beast Power and the planet.

Once you crack the code, take your completed map to the Zoo Shop at Savannah Plaza to receive a Transformers Beast Heroes sticker!

Don’t forget to also pick up your limited-edition Transformers hat and BEAST POWER temporary tattoo upon entry at the zoo so you look the part!

Your great day out at Taronga isn’t just a great day out, it has the power to protect. Taronga is not-for-profit, so your visit helps save wildlife.

Adventure awaits!
 

Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo

Win an overnight stay at the zoo

You could WIN an overnight stay for two people at the Wildlife Retreat, Sydney OR an overnight stay for two people at Zoofari Lodge, Dubbo. 

To win, visit Taronga Western Plains Zoo during January, collect your BEAST POWER kid’s map and complete the trail to crack the Cybertronian Code.

Then, head to our competition entry page below to enter the code and your details to go in the running. 

ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN
Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
Ostrich. Photo: Leonie Saville
Ostrich. Photo: Leonie Saville

More than Meets the Eye

Just like the Transformers, there is more to the beasts at the zoo than meets the eye. Take a look below to learn more about the beasts you’ll see on the BEAST POWER trail;

Ostrich

  • Just like Air Razor, the Ostrich is one pretty impressive bird!
  • Fastest running bird on the planet
  • Keeps insects under control on the savannah
  • The longest legs and largest eyes of any land animal 
  • Habitat destruction & climate crisis are threatening the Ostriches survival 
Ostrich. Photo: Leonie Saville
White Rhino. Photo: Rick Stevens
White Rhino. Photo: Rick Stevens

White Rhinoceros 

  • Just like Rhinox, White Rhinos are huge – the second largest land mammal in fact!
  • Unique upper lip helps them graze grass 
  • Mark their territory with poo 
  • Poaching by humans for their horns, along with fragmented, declining habitats are causing a real threat to White Rhinos in the wild.
White Rhino. Photo: Rick Stevens
Cheetah. Photo: Rick Stevens
Cheetah. Photo: Rick Stevens

Cheetah

  • Just like Cheetor, Cheetahs have incredible speed – they’re the fastest animal on land 
  • Play an important role in keeping grazers under control 
  • Unique black tear markings around their eyes that stop glare from the sun when hunting. 
  • Go from 60 breaths to 150 breaths while accelerating 
  • Habitat destruction and the climate crisis are threats to Cheetahs
Cheetah. Photo: Rick Stevens
Siamand. Photo: Hayley Jeffery
Siamand. Photo: Hayley Jeffery

Siamang

  • Just like Optimus Primal, Siamangs are a member of the Primate family 
  • Mates stay together for life and spend their lives in the trees
  • They have extra-long arms and large throat sacs for singing 
  • Habitat destruction & the illegal pet trade are threatening the Siamangs survival in the wild
Siamand. Photo: Hayley Jeffery
African Wild Dog
African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog

  • Very unique coat patterns 
  • A social carnivore, existing in a pack structure with an alpha female and male 
  • The most effective African carnivore when hunting, with an 85% success rate 
  • Hunting by humans and fragmented habitats are threatening African Wild Dogs in the wild. 

You can learn more about these amazing beasts and how to protect them when you visit the zoo! 

African Wild Dog

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts