Education Bookings

Education Bookings

Book your excursion

This form is for booking a self-guided visit, workshop or special event at Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo. Schools, vacation care and early childhood centres should use this form to submit their booking request. 

You will need the following information ready before you start:

  • Booking contact information
  • School contact information
  • Experience details (type, preferred dates, number of students, add on extras)

After submitting this request, you will receive a confirmation/tax invoice via the email address given below within 5 working days.

Contact information

Your school

Please provide the following details about your school, vacation care or community organisation.
Your school
This booking will not be processed without a valid school email for the purposes of billing.
Schooling level
If you are a vacation care or early childhood centre please select Other and describe your organisation type.

Your experience

I would like to visit

Full day program in Sydney

Full day program in Dubbo

Your workshop in Sydney

Your workshop in Dubbo

Workshop learning spaces at Taronga Zoo Sydney

We have a range of learning spaces in which we conduct workshops at Taronga Zoo Sydney, including our habitat classrooms at the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning. Where available, our team will prioritise the allocation of these classrooms for Stage 2 – Stage 4 workshop bookings.

All learning spaces and educational encounters at Taronga Zoo Sydney are immersive and interactive in nature, and our Education team strive to always deliver a fascinating and memorable experience for your students. 

Optional activities

Excursion date

Please choose three potential dates that an excursion would work for your school. Our Education Staff will do their best to match your first preference where possible.
Stage level of students

Program options

Please add the following to my booking:
 

Added extras

Catering options

Please add the following to my booking:
 
By submitting this booking request I understand and agree to the following:
  • A Tax Invoice will be generated and sent to my email account
  • It is my responsibility to ensure the School Accounts Payable office is aware of this invoice. Payment is required in advance of my excursion
  • Teachers/supervising adults attending have a duty of care to supervise students at all times while on zoo grounds at a ratio of 1 to 15 and to take direction from Taronga staff to comply with Taronga’s COVID-19 Safety Plan
  • Students cannot ride on Sky Safari when operational unless this has been included in my booking and students are supervised in groups of 5 students with 1 teacher/supervising adult
  • Physical copies of Zoo maps are not available for students on the day of their visit but can be found on Taronga’s website and the Taronga Zoo app
  • Attending teachers/supervising adults and students will be advised not attend to Taronga Zoo if they feel unwell or have flu like symptoms (e.g. fever, cough, sore/scratchy throat, shortness of breath) and will be excluded from Taronga Zoo if they attend when unwell or with flu like symptoms. Guests are NOT permitted to visit Taronga Zoo if it contravenes state or federal travel restrictions, border closures and public health orders relating to COVID-19. If you have been asked to self-isolate, please do not enter Taronga Zoo
  • Groups must ensure their visit adheres to Education and Vacation Care guidelines relevant to their area. Groups of more than 20, including supervising adults are not permitted in Taronga Zoo at any time, in accordance with current NSW Health measures
  • Please ensure you read these important updates before your visit
  • All attending teachers/supervising adults are in possession of student medical and emergency response plans
  • Bookings are non-refundable but can be rescheduled at the discretion of Taronga
A reminder that submission of this form is considered acceptance of these terms.
There is always something new to discover at Taronga!

Privacy Statement

Unless you have given us permission to send you email newsletters, your personal information will only be used to contact you in relation to your booking.

Your mobile phone number may also be used if we are advised by NSW Health and/or the local Public Health Unit to contact guests for the purpose of contract tracing in relation to COVID-19. For the same purpose only, Taronga may provide your mobile phone number to NSW Health and the local Public Health Unit. We will not disclose your personal information to anybody else, unless you have given consent, or we are required by law. Providing us with a mobile phone number is voluntary but if you choose not to you, your school will be unable to visit Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo. Should you wish to do so, you can request access to or amend your personal information at any time, please contact privacy@zoo.nsw.gov.au