What's On

What's On

Experience an unforgettable day out.

There’s lots to see and do at the Zoo, from presentations, keeper talks, special events and more! Plan your visit and see what’s on.

Jollybops Science Show
Jollybops Science Show

Jollybops Science Show

The Jollybops Science Show is coming to Taronga Zoo Sydney for a limited time during the Spring School Holidays. See cool experiments that shatter, blast, pop, fizz and even change colour. Sing along with Rusty the Robot and the gang and learn about air, water and all things atmospheric.

The Science Shows will run at 11.45am and 2.15pm on Saturday 24 September, Sunday 25 September, Saturday 1 October, Sunday 2 October and Monday 3 October in the Centenary Theater (Map Ref. J12)

 

Jollybops Science Show
Safari in South Africa
Safari in South Africa

South African Tourism Kids Trail

Explore the Zoo and find clues for the chance to WIN!

Explore Taronga Zoo Sydney with our interactive Wild Safari kids trail map. Find the clues and go in the running to WIN* a trip for four to South Africa. Learn about ways you can make a positive impact towards wildlife welfare and conservation while travelling and come and see our stunning Rhino sculptures around the Zoo, designed by Zoo Friends and visitors.

Thanks to our partner South African Tourism.

*Terms & Conditions apply.

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Safari in South Africa
Lion cubs at Taronga Zoo Sydney
Lion cubs at Taronga Zoo Sydney

African Lion Keeper Talk - NEW!

Only during the spring school holidays!

Did you know a Lion's Roar can be heard up to 8km away and they roar to communicate their location and show off their strength? Learn more about this and Taronga’s pride of seven Lions with our brand-new Lion Keeper talk running for a limited time only! 

Join us at 3.30pm at the Lions to experience this Keeper Talk (Map Ref. K15).

Lion cubs at Taronga Zoo Sydney
King Nyani Sculpture
King Nyani Sculpture

King Nyani in bloom

Get your photo with the flower king

King Nyani is the largest bronze Gorilla sculpture taking residence at Taronga Zoo Sydney and he'll be in full bloom this Spring! Come and see him get a Spring makeover as we celebrate the new season with native plants and flowers.

King Nyani Sculpture
$1 on your Birthday - Seal
$1 on your Birthday - Seal

$1 on your Birthday

Have a WILD birthday at Taronga for only $1 - We're inviting everyone to spend their birthday with us.

Make your next birthday an unforgettable one packed with paw-some experiences, including animal presentations, keeper talks and special animal encounters at either Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo. 

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$1 on your Birthday - Seal
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
Sky Safari
Sky Safari

Sky Safari

Soak up breathtaking Sydney Harbour views, watch our Asian Elephant herd play from above and try to spot the squirrel monkeys as they explore their home – all from the heights of Sydney’s only cableway experience.

Proudly powered by Red Energy.

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Sky Safari

Last chance to use your Parent NSW Vouchers before they expire on 9 October 2022. Redeem your vouchers online now to save on any Zoo tickets when you visit.
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Meerkat Encounter
Meerkat Encounter

Extra Experiences

Want more than just a visit to the zoo? Choose from our range of fun animal encounters and unforgettable, hands on Keeper for a Day programs for adults and children to get the most out of your Taronga adventure.

Or buy one of our once in a lifetime experiences as a gift for someone special!

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Meerkat Encounter
Giraffe encounter
Giraffe encounter

Animal Encounters

Marvel up close at one of our unforgettable animal encounters.

Book an Animal Encounter for a thrilling experience on your next visit.

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Giraffe encounter