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 at Taronga is a COVID-Safe site.
Next time you visit you may notice a few changes that ensure the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga remains a COVID-Safe for all our guests, staff and animals.
Read more about the changes keeping you safe.

New Year's Eve

Welcome 2022 with two-nights of unforgettable harbour-side elegance! Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga.

New Year's Eve

Welcome 2022 with two-nights of unforgettable harbour-side elegance! Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga.

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.

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. 

About

Learn more about the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga and its amazing harbour side location.

About

Learn more about the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga and its amazing harbour side location.

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. 

Other Accommodation

Taronga Zoo Sydney also offers safari-style accommodation with Roar and Snore. Privately positioned on-site at the Zoo, this experience tailors to families, couples and corporates searching for an unforgettable overnight tour with intimate exotic animal encounters and exclusive keeper talks.

Roar and Snore is available to book year-round.

Reviews

Unforgettable experience
"This was an experience I’ll never forget. Put this on your travel bucket list. You won’t regret it and you’ll be supporting Taronga’s important conservation work at the same time!"

From Ro&Dave on TripAdvisor

Terms and Conditions

Read the full Terms and 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

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

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.