Kids Activities

Kids Activities

Calling all kids!

We've brought all of our kid-friendly activities together in one place so you can plan your family day out at the Zoo.

When you're ready to visit, buy your Zoo tickets online and save up to 20% off the price of a family.

Kids playing with the spitting Dilophosaurus
Kids playing with the spitting Dilophosaurus

Rise of the Tarongasaurs

After being extinct for 65 million years, Dinosaurs have roared back to life at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

See the life-size dinosaurs moving, roaring, growling and spitting in Zoo grounds for a limited time only. Free with your Zoo entry.

 

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Kids playing with the spitting Dilophosaurus
See the Sydney Funnel-Web Spider on an enormous scale
See the Sydney Funnel-Web Spider on an enormous scale

See a two-storey high spider!

Families can learn more about some of the smaller residents of Taronga Zoo Sydney at the pop-up Super Smalls: The GIANT bug show! at the Centenary Theatre on our massive 270 degree, ultawide curved screen.

At 10:30am and 2:30pm every day of the holidays, microscopic cameras and projectors will show incredible minibeasts like they’ve never been seen before!

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See the Sydney Funnel-Web Spider on an enormous scale
Kangaroo joey Pip with Keeper Katie
Kangaroo joey Pip with Keeper Katie

Learn from our Keepers

Learn fascinating facts about the animals in our care from over 20 daily Keeper talks and shows.

It's all included for free in your Zoo entry.

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Kangaroo joey Pip with Keeper Katie
Get up close to our tiger family at Tiger Trek
Get up close to our tiger family at Tiger Trek

Explore Tiger Trek

Get closer than ever to the critically endangered Sumatran Tiger at our immersive new experience, Tiger Trek.

This Indonesian-themed experience provides an amazing opportunity for you to get up-close with these magnificent, critically endangered Sumatran Tigers and learn how simple shopping choices can help to preserve their precious, natural habitat.

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Get up close to our tiger family at Tiger Trek
Baby gorilla Mwamba. Photo: Marissa Gillies
Baby gorilla Mwamba. Photo: Marissa Gillies

Spot our baby animals

Visit our Mwamba our baby Western Lowland Gorilla, spot our baby Chimp carried by mother Ceres, keep a lookout for a Koala Joey and of course watch our Asian Elephant calf Jai Dee splash and play in the paddock pools.

Download the Zoo map to find the best route to the animals.

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Baby gorilla Mwamba. Photo: Marissa Gillies
Taronga Centenary Theatre
Taronga Centenary Theatre

Watch a movie

Amazing animations, live shows, action-packed short films

Take a Wild Adventure! Discover the dark jungles of Sumatra, fly over Sydney Harbour, explore behind-the-scenes at Taronga, enjoy live shows… all without leaving your seat.

Visit for non-stop shows in an exciting day-long program. With a two-storey high, ultrawide curved screen, it’s a theatre experience not to be missed! 

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Taronga Centenary Theatre
Wild Squad
Wild Squad

Join Wild Squad

Calling all adventurers!

Wild Squad needs agents like you and getting started on your in-zoo missions are just a cool click away.

Download the Taronga Zoo Sydney app now to begin your Wild Squad missions.

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Wild Squad
Wild Ropes childrens courses
Wild Ropes childrens courses

Climb in the trees

See Sydney from new heights on the exhilarating high ropes courses at Wild Ropes. Navigate suspension bridges, climbing walls, flying foxes and more against epic views of Sydney Harbour. 

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Wild Ropes childrens courses
Meerkats at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Meerkats at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Come back again

Purchase an annual pass and return as many times as you like for a full year. Two children up to 15 years old are free with every adult purchase. 

Plus, buy online and save 10%!

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Meerkats at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Zoo Adventures holiday program
Zoo Adventures holiday program

Zoo Adventures holiday program

This fun, educational holiday program for kids aged 5 to 10 years old will take them on an exciting zoo journey to learn about animals and the environments they live in. 

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Zoo Adventures holiday program