Owl Encounter

Owl Encounter

Treat yourself to a truly breathtaking experience and marvel at Taronga’s resident barking owl in all its glory. Come face to face with this majestic bird, as it flies tantalisingly close to you and perches on your arm.  Have your photo taken with the beautiful Sydney harbour as your backdrop and learn some fascinating facts about these amazing animals from our talented bird keepers.

Barking Owl. Photo: Lorinda Taylor
Barking Owl. Photo: Lorinda Taylor

Need to know

This Owl experience operates 12.30pm daily. Tickets are $29.95 per person. You will receive a complimentary souvenir photo and a USB of images captured during this wonderful experience.

Tickets are available from 9.00am on the day of the encounter from our Gift Shops and Animal Experience stations. As this encounter fills up fast we recommend you arrive early to secure your ticket. Please note that the species of the bird used in this experience may change from day to day.

Cancellations

This experience is subject to cancellation in extreme weather conditions and for animal welfare reasons. You can check the availability of this experience in any of our Zoo Shops on your arrival to Taronga Zoo Sydney.