What's On at Taronga Zoo Sydney

What's On at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Changes to your visit.

Your visit will look a little different including changes to some aspects of the Zoo’s operations including closures to keeper talks and animal encounters. Stay up to date with the latest changes by visiting our Taronga Zoo Sydney important updates page.

The African Savannah at Taronga Zoo Sydney is now open.
The African Savannah at Taronga Zoo Sydney is now open.

African Savannah

NOW OPEN!

Journey to Africa and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Northern Kenya as you experience this brand-new multi-species exhibit. Get acquainted with the five iconic species of this exhibit: Lion, Giraffe, Zebra, Meerkat and Fennec Fox.

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The African Savannah at Taronga Zoo Sydney is now open.
QBE Free-flight Bird Show

Shows and Keeper talks

Don't miss out on Seals for the Wild and QBE Free Flight Bird Show, running daily, free with your Zoo entry.

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

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

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.

Chimpanzee mother Ceres and baby Celebe
Chimpanzee mother Ceres and baby Celebe

Our animals

Taronga cares for over 5,000 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