Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

Welcome to the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga on Cammeraigal country. An elegant Australian eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking magnificent Sydney Harbour.

A place that embodies our commitment to securing a shared future for wildlife and people.

 

The Wildlife Retreat is accepting Stay NSW and Parent NSW vouchers to use towards the cost of your stay. 
You can redeem your vouchers online by clicking on our 'book now' buttons
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Packages

Revel in the natural beauty of the bushland, and step into a lush sanctuary where koalas and echidnas roam, and platypus swim. Join a guided tour, encounter a close and emotional connection with the animals and join the cause to defend their place in the world.

Packages

Revel in the natural beauty of the bushland, and step into a lush sanctuary where koalas and echidnas roam, and platypus swim. Join a guided tour, encounter a close and emotional connection with the animals and join the cause to defend their place in the world.

Best of the Best

The Wildlife Retreat is proud to be awarded Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best 2022. 

 

Accommodation

Nestled amongst the natural landscape of Taronga Zoo Sydney, thoughtfully curated designer rooms allow you to overlook bushland, come eye-to-eye with animals or gaze across stunning Sydney Harbour.

Accommodation

Nestled amongst the natural landscape of Taronga Zoo Sydney, thoughtfully curated designer rooms allow you to overlook bushland, come eye-to-eye with animals or gaze across stunning Sydney Harbour.

Dining

Taste culinary delights that are rich with fresh and native ingredients at the award-winning Me-Gal restaurant, serving locally-sourced produce on a delectable seasonally-modified menu that will satisfy the senses.

Dining

Taste culinary delights that are rich with fresh and native ingredients at the award-winning Me-Gal restaurant, serving locally-sourced produce on a delectable seasonally-modified menu that will satisfy the senses.

The Experience

The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga includes a range of amazing experiences and inclusions from a 2-day entry into the Zoo, complimentary car parking, meals at an award winning restaurant and a guided tour of The Sanctuary.

The Experience

The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga includes a range of amazing experiences and inclusions from a 2-day entry into the Zoo, complimentary car parking, meals at an award winning restaurant and a guided tour of The Sanctuary.

New Years Eve

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga – our elegant eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour.

New Years Eve

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga – our elegant eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour.

About your Stay

Learn more about your stay, including property information, details about your complimentary Zoo access, check in and check out times, location and arrival instructions.

About your Stay

Learn more about your stay, including property information, details about your complimentary Zoo access, check in and check out times, location and arrival instructions.

Sustainability

Complementing the natural landscape it dwells within, the Wildlife Retreat has been carefully designed to incorporate an array of environmentally sustainable initiatives.

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of an unforgettable overnight experience at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga with an online Gift Certificate. 

Terms and Conditions

Read the full Terms & Conditions for the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

Full prepayment is required at the time of booking.

  • Guests are required at all times to behave in a manner consistent with Taronga’s Animal Welfare Charter
  • Children must be supervised at all times within the Wildlife Retreat and all bookings require an accompanying adult over the age of 18
  • The Wildlife Retreat is a non-smoking property. Smoking is only permitted outside of the site boundary
  • Balloons and confetti are not allowed on the premises as they pose a significant risk to wildlife on site
  • We reserve the right to request guests to leave if they behave in a manner that impacts the enjoyment of other guests or poses a risk to other guests, staff and the animals in our care. Furthermore, if any damages occur due to misuse of the room we reserve the right to charge you the full cost of reparation

Cancellation policy:

  • Up to 7 days prior to arrival bookings can be cancelled with no cancellation fee. A full refund will be provided
  • Within 7 days of arrival cancellations will incur a 100% amendment/cancellation fee
  • Refunds may take up to 6 - 8 weeks to process. All refunds will be processed back to the original card of payment only
  • A valid credit card and photo identification matching the name on your reservation is required to check in to the Wildlife Retreat. The Wildlife Retreat is a cashless facility and accepts card payments only
  • Gift Certificates are non-refundable. If you have used a Gift Certificate for this booking, your certificate will be reinstated to use for another booking within your validity period

COVID Peace of Mind Policy

Read the full COVID Peace of Mind Policy for the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

At any time, if you are unable to complete your stay at Wildlife Retreat due to COVID-19 related issues listed below, our team will happily reschedule your booking or provide a full refund.

  • You have tested positive for COVID19 14 days before your arrival
  • You are awaiting results of a COVID test
  • Due to a government-mandated border closure, you can no longer access the Wildlife Retreat
  • You have been instructed by health authorities to isolate at home

Please note that if you are required to reschedule or request a refund due to COVID, our reservation team will require documentation that supports the need to change your reservation. If evidence cannot be provided, the original terms and conditions apply. Any booking cancelled within 7 days will do so with a 100% cancellation charge.

But above all, expect to leave changed forever.

Having found your place in a bigger purpose.

And knowing that your stay has made a meaningful difference.

Because at Taronga we’re not for profit, we’re for the wild.