Become a Zoo Friend

Become a Zoo Friend

Buy a Zoo Friends annual pass and get unlimited entry to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo, Taronga Zoo Sydney and other zoos across Australia.

You only need to visit twice in a year before your pass will pay itself off!

Member benefits

As a Zoo Friends member, take advantage of unlimited entry to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo and the following discounts:

  • 10% off food and beverages at our cafes and eateries (10% on coffee only when you bring a reusable cup or dine in)
  • 15% discount at all Zoo Shops
  • 10% discount on stays at the Zoofari Lodge
  • exclusive pre-sale opportunities and ticket discounts for our best events including Taronga’s New Year’s Eve party

Plus if you travel to Sydney or around Australia, you can also take advantage of: 

  • free admission for 12 months to Adelaide, Melbourne, and Perth Zoos
  • discounted parking at Taronga Zoo Sydney
  • 10% discount on Roar & Snore at Taronga Zoo Sydney on select days
  • 20% discount on Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Dubbo locals offer

As a local resident, you can access discounted Zoo Friends annual pass or regular entry to Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

All you need to do is show proof of residence in the local area* to access either single day rates, or a Zoo Friends Annual Pass.**

Need to know

  • Join at the Zoo's Ticketing Desk or phone the Zoo Friends office on 02 9932 4317 (not currently available to purchase online)
  • $38 for an adult, child or concession Zoo Friends membership
  • Proof of residency within an eligible postcode required at the time of purchase

* Proof of residency in postcode 2818, 2820, 2821, 2822, 2823, 2827, 2830, 2831, 2842, 2868, 2869 must be shown at time of purchase.

**$38 rate applies to Adult, Child and Concession memberships only. One off $20 joining fee applies per membership group. Proof of residency in a Mates Rates postcode required at time of purchase. All other Zoo Friends Terms and Conditions apply.