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

September - October 2019 School Holidays

Zoo Adventures runs on select days during the school holidays. Please note we are not running on the Public Holiday (Monday 7 October 2019) and bookings will be confirmed and charged after Monday 9 September 2019.

8 - 11 October 2019

DateAvailability

Monday 7 October

PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Zoo Adventures not running.

Tuesday 8 October

Precious Pachyderms

FULLY BOOKED

Meet a Keeper experience: Elephants

Let’s celebrate with a big day of fun with our elephant keepers today, learning how they care for the largest residents of Taronga during bath time!  We will also explore our Wild Asia Area, discovering what secrets the rainforest holds. 

Each Zoo Adventures day during this week will include a visit to the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning Habitat Classrooms.

Wednesday 9 October

Happy Hippos

LIMITED SPACES - Please call (02) 9978 4578 to check bookings.

Meet a Keeper experience: Pygmy Hippos

Let’s share a brand new adventure today in the wilds of Asia where we will meet a Keeper who can teach us all about the wonderful world of Pygmy Hippos & the work that Taronga is doing to ensure a future full of happy hippos! 

Each Zoo Adventures day during this week will include a visit to the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning Habitat Classrooms.

Thursday 10 October

Otterly Amazing

FULLY BOOKED

Meet a Keeper experience: Otters

Continuing our Wild Asia theme we have another new & exciting adventure in the rainforest where we will meet an Otter Keeper & learn about the curious world of these cute little friends & how our Keepers care for them each day.

Each Zoo Adventures day during this week will include a visit to the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning Habitat Classrooms.

Friday 11 October

In Particular - Primates

Meet a Keeper experience: Squirrel Monkey

Let’s finish our Zoo Adventures season with another brand new adventure into the world of primates. Our Squirrel Monkey Keeper will teach us all about how we can help these cheeky little friends so they have a secure future in the wild.

Each Zoo Adventures day during this week will include a visit to the Taronga Institute of Science & Learning Habitat Classrooms.

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