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 keepsake to take home
  • 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

Zoo Adventures runs on select days during the school holidays. Dates available for booking are below. Please note we are unable to accept any bookings without a completed booking form.

15 - 19 April 2019 (Week 1)

Date Availability

Monday 15 April - FULLY BOOKED

Pachyderm Parade

Meet a Keeper Experience: Elephants

Join us as we start the holidays at Taronga visiting our big, bold and beautiful Asian Elephants. We will meet the Keepers, learn all about elephants and have an ENORMOUS amount of fun to start the holidays!

Tuesday 16 April

Beautiful Backyards

Meet a Keeper experience: Backyard to Bush Farmyard

Learn how to turn your backyard into a wonderful sanctuary for native wildlife and discover that small sustainable changes can make big differences to our natural world - it's easy once you know how!

Wednesday 17 April - FULLY BOOKED

Amazing Aquatics

Meet a Keeper experience: Marine Mammals

Our oceans - vast yet fragile, largely unexplored but tragically treated. Today we discover how to help maintain a healthy ocean balance to provide a safe, clean, watery world for all, and a future full of fish!

Thursday 18 April

Feathered Fun

Meet a Keeper experience: Bird Show

Birds - they have incredible colours, diverse behaviours and amazing superpowers. Come fly the friendly skies with our Free Flight Bird Show today. We learn all about the wonderful world of our feathered friends and how we can help them.

Plus, let's look at eggs and get egg-cited for Easter with themed craft and games!

Friday 19 April

Good Friday Public Holiday

No Zoo Adventures today.

22 - 26 April 2019 (Week 2)

Date Availability

Monday 22 April

Easter Monday Public Holiday

No Zoo Adventures today.

Tuesday 23 April

Awesome Aussie Animals

Meet a Keeper experience: Awesome Aussie Animals

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

Wednesday 24 April

Unreal Reptiles

Meet a Keeper experience: Reptiles

Reptiles come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and colours. They live in diverse habitats and are some of the oldest living things on the planet, yet most of us don't know much about these amazing creatures. Let's have a day full of scaly fun and learn what reptiles are really like!

Thursday 25 April

ANZAC Day Public Holiday

No Zoo Adventures today.

Friday 26 April

Claw and Paws

Meet a Keeper experience: Tigers

Take off on a whirlwind adventure to Way Kambas National Park and go exploring deep into the Sumatran jungle with our Tiger Keepers.

Find clues to help you track Sumatran Tigers, and discover how we can make a positive difference to their jungle homes by shopping smart at the supermarket. It's easy, fun and interactive.

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