What's On

What's On

Experience an unforgettable day out.

Discover an incredible world of wildlife; from savannahs to jungles, rivers to oceans, right here at Taronga Zoo Sydney. With over 4,000 animals and 350 species there's plenty to see and do during your visit.

Lion cub.
Lion cub.

Lion cubs

Taronga Zoo Sydney welcomed a litter of five African Lion Cubs for the first time in 18 years! The cubs, who arrived mid-August, are healthy, inquisitive and growing every day.

You can now see mum, Maya, and the five Lion Cubs at Taronga Zoo Sydney's African Savannah exhibit.

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Lion cub.
Asian Elephants. Photo: Rick Stevens
Asian Elephants. Photo: Rick Stevens

Dine & Discover NSW

Redeem your $25 voucher at the Zoo!

Your $25 vouchers can be used when purchasing Zoo tickets online, by entering the unique code into the Promo Code box as you purchase your ticket(s).

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Asian Elephants. Photo: Rick Stevens
Asian Elephant swimming in the rain.
Asian Elephant swimming in the rain.

Rainy days

Don’t let wet weather rain on your parade. Pack an umbrella and get ready for puddles of fun at the Zoo. Come and see how much the elephants love the rain as they play in the mud, watch the seals splash, catch the otters playing and swimming, and much more!

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Asian Elephant swimming in the rain.
Free Flight Birds
Free Flight Birds

Presentations and keeper talks

Don't miss out on Seals for the Wild presentation or Free Flight Birds, running daily, free with your Zoo entry.

Plus, you can now enjoy virtual keeper talks to watch from anywhere!

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Free Flight Birds
Koala with joey.
Koala with joey.

Animal encounters

Animal encounters, including interactive elements such as the farm feed or pat-a-pet experiences are not currently operating.

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Koala with joey.
Gorilla baby at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Rick Stevens.
Gorilla baby at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Rick Stevens.

Must see

Take your pick of the must-see experiences at Taronga Zoo Sydney, all free with your Zoo entry.

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Gorilla baby at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Rick Stevens.
Zoo Adventurers kids with a Quokka at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Zoo Adventurers kids with a Quokka at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

Zoo Adventures

School 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 Adventurers kids with a Quokka at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Junior Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Junior Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

Junior Keepers

Junior Keepers is a specially designed hands-on day for children aged 8 - 11 years old who are keen to work with animals or in the conservation field when they grow up. Guided by our team of experienced and dedicated staff, participants will learn the daily routines and responsibilities of a Taronga Keeper. 

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Junior Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Cadet Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Cadet Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

Cadet Keepers

Designed especially for young adults aged 12 - 17 years old, Cadet Keepers is a hands-on program designed for those who aspire for a future working with flora and fauna, or wish to be employed in an industry that contributes to the protection of the natural world.

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Cadet Keepers at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Twilight at Taronga at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Maclay Heriot
Twilight at Taronga at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Maclay Heriot

Major events

Taronga Zoo Sydney hosts a number of major events each year. Find out more about the upcoming Twilight at Taronga concert series or register to hear more about New Years Eve parties, Vivid Sydney festival events and more.

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Twilight at Taronga at Taronga Zoo Sydney. Photo: Maclay Heriot
Keeper for a Day program
Keeper for a Day program

Special experiences

Want more than just a visit to the Zoo? Satisfy inquisitive minds with our full day experiences and programs. 

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Keeper for a Day program
Kids activities at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Kids activities at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

Kids activities

Visit Taronga Zoo Sydney for a packed schedule of wild experiences and kid-friendly activities. Keep cool with the animals, swing around the treetops and even fly to Sumatra at our immersive new experience, Tiger Trek.

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Kids activities at Taronga Zoo Sydney.
Chimpanzee mother Ceres and baby Celebe
Chimpanzee mother Ceres and baby Celebe

Our animals

Taronga cares for over 4,000 animals from over 350 species, many of which are threatened. Find out which fascinating animals you might meet on your visit and how we're contributing to global efforts to save species from the brink of extinction. 

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Chimpanzee mother Ceres and baby Celebe