Shows and Keeper Talks

Shows and Keeper Talks

Free with your Zoo entry.

Watch and play alongside meerkats, gorillas, Asian Elephants and more. Plan your day around our daily shows and Keeper talks for an action-packed visit.

Buy your tickets to Taronga Zoo Sydney ahead of your visit.

Paused until further notice.

We're committed to keeping you safe, so this means that all Presentations and Keeper Talks are paused until further notice in line with the latest advice from NSW Health.

We thank you for your patience and understanding.

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.
Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.

Free Flight Birds

Have you ever seen an Andean Condor spread its three-metre wide wings? Learn about the condor and other exotic birds such as the Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo and Galah, as they fly against the iconic Sydney Harbour skyline.

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Red-tailed Black Cockatoo.
Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy
Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy

Seals for the Wild

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Watch our graceful seals catch fish, climb and dive in this dynamic display. You’ll see species such as the Australian sea lion, Californian sea lion, and New Zealand fur seal show off their natural abilities while you learn about their marine environment.

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Maximus the Sea-lion. Photo: Paul Fahy
Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee keeper talk

Great apes NOT monkeys, chimpanzees are our closest living relative, sharing more than 98% of our genetic blueprint.

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Chimpanzee
Asian Elephant
Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant keeper talk

Ecological engineers, elephants play a HUGE role in the forest and are the heartbeat of Asia.

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Asian Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe

Giraffe keeper talk

Did you know that giraffes can see up to 2 kilometres into the distance? Our expert Keepers will introduce you to these gentle giants, and tell you what makes them wonderfully unique.

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Giraffe
Meerkats
Meerkats

Meerkat keeper talk

Whether absorbing the warmth of the sun, on the lookout for hungry predators or furiously digging for food, meerkats lead a busy life in the African desert.

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Meerkats
Gorilla
Gorilla

Gorilla keeper talk

Gorillas may be the largest primates in the world but they are quiet and peaceful too! 

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Gorilla
Komodo Dragon
Komodo Dragon

Komodo Dragon keeper talk

The powerful Komodo Dragon is the largest lizard on the planet, they can swim 300 metres and did we mention they're venomous?!

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Komodo Dragon