Zoo Adventures Sydney

Zoo Adventures Sydney

Join the Wild Squad with Taronga’s Zoo Adventurers!

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.

Children will be amazed and excited on this unique school holiday program, as they join in animal themed activities and meet our wonderful keepers who care for the animals that live at Taronga Zoo Sydney. 

What to expect

Every Zoo Adventure includes:

  • A ride on the Sky Safari
  • Interactive animal encounters
  • A photo opportunity
  • Meet a Keeper 
  • See the Seal Show or QBE Free-flight Bird Show
  • Explore the interactive playground
  • Daily missions
  • Professional, enthusiastic, fun loving staff to assist and enhance your Zoo Adventurers experience

What to bring

Adventurers should bring a packed lunch and snacks for the day, as well as a refillable water bottle. And to be prepared for all weather, we also suggest you bring a hat, sunscreen and wet weather gear, just in case.

Please note that the Zoo Adventures t-shirt must be worn during the visit, to help our staff identify children in a busy environment.

Available dates

January 2020 School Holidays

Zoo Adventures runs on select days during the school holidays. Please see the dates and details below:

20 - 24 January 2020

Week 3


Monday 20 January

Radical Raptors

Meet a Keeper experience – Bird Show

Let’s learn how our Bird Show Keepers work free flight magic with a focus on birds of prey. From training techniques to running a show we’ll show you how it’s done.
Learn how you can train your pets at home as well.

Tuesday 21 January

Scales and Tails


Meet a Keeper experience – Snakes

Let’s explore the kingdom of the cold-blooded ones today, learning about the amazing work our reptile Keepers do behind the scenes. Discover why snakes are misunderstood creatures that play an important part in our ecosystem.

Wednesday 22 January

All About Birds

Meet a Keeper experience – Bush Birds

Let’s get twitching on a Bush Bird tour learning from Keepers about the wonderful world of our feathered friends how we can help them and their natural environments.

We will explore different bird habitats within the Zoo and discover other feathered friends along the way with lots of twitching fun for all.

Thursday 23 January

Amazing Australians


Meet a Keeper experience – Australian Mammals

Australia – unique, diverse, harsh, incredible. Let’s look at the amazing ways native Australian animals survive across the country, from rainforests to deserts, coastlines to bush. People around the world visit Australia for our wildlife – you can explore it today!

Friday 24 January

Mighty Marine


Meet a Keeper experience – Marine Mammals

Our oceans, vast yet fragile, largely unexplored but tragically treated. Today Keepers will help us discover how to help maintain a healthy ocean balance providing a safe, clean, watery world with a future full of fish for all in a mighty marine world.

Booking conditions

  • Children must be aged between 5 and 10 years old
  • Zoo Adventurers are to bring their own lunch and snacks
  • Animal experiences are subject to change without notification
  • There will be no refunds for cancellations, although credit may be given where applicable
  • Children must wear a Zoo Adventures t-shirt during their visit so that staff can easily identify children in busy environments