What's On at Taronga Zoo Sydney

What's On at Taronga Zoo Sydney

Buy tickets online and save up to 20%

Skip the queue and buy your Zoo tickets online before you visit - you'll save up to 20% off the gate price! These school holidays don't miss watching our Sumatran Tiger cubs grow, or meeting our newest arrival, a baby Gorilla!

Plus you can purchase a Zoo Friends Annual Pass and get unlimited entry for a whole year, discounts and more.

Taronga's Meerkat mob
Taronga's Meerkat mob

Daily timetable

From keeper talks to animal encounters and everything in between, discover what's on today at Taronga Zoo Sydney.

If you're still planning your visit, scroll down to explore everything you can see and do at the Zoo.

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Taronga's Meerkat mob
QBE Free Flight Bird Show
QBE Free Flight Bird Show

Must-sees this summer!

This summer there are some experiences you’ll only find at Taronga Zoo Sydney. From Asian Elephant mud baths to baby booms and first birthdays, there are over 4000 animals and more keeper talks and shows than ever before.

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QBE Free Flight Bird Show
Director of Taronga Zoo, Simon Duffy, with the NSW Rural Fire Service
Director of Taronga Zoo, Simon Duffy, with the NSW Rural Fire Service

Taronga says thanks

Following the recent catastrophic bushfires across NSW, Taronga wants to say thank you to the hard working and dedicated emergency services personnel and volunteer wildlife carers.

Throughout December 2019, Taronga will welcome eligible emergency responders and wildlife carers though its gates free of charge at each of its two Zoos – Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo.

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Director of Taronga Zoo, Simon Duffy, with the NSW Rural Fire Service
QBE Free-flight Bird Show

Shows and Keeper talks

Taronga Zoo Sydney has over 20 shows and keeper talks every day. And the best part? It's all included for free with your Zoo entry.

Meet Taronga's Capybaras
Meet Taronga's Capybaras

The Capybaras have arrived!

Meet Taronga's newest residents, the Capybaras!

Native to South America, Capybaras have webbed feet, can dive and stay underwater for up to five minutes, and reach speeds of up to 35km/hr on land. Make sure you stop by to visit these curious creatures. 

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Meet Taronga's Capybaras
New Year's Eve fireworks from Taronga Zoo Sydney

New Year's Eve

Taronga Zoo Sydney hosts a number of major events each year, including a range of New Year's Eve events and packages which let you take advantage of the spectacular views, whilst enjoying a night filled with fun and live entertainment!

Taronga Zoo Sydney has welcomed a rare female Gorilla baby! Photo: Rick Stevens.
Taronga Zoo Sydney has welcomed a rare female Gorilla baby! Photo: Rick Stevens.

Must see

Take your pick of the must-see experiences at Taronga Zoo Sydney; get up close to tigers, take a ride in our cable car and immerse yourself in a cinematic adventure.

All this and more comes free with your Zoo entry.

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Taronga Zoo Sydney has welcomed a rare female Gorilla baby! Photo: Rick Stevens.
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 4000 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