New Year's Eve 2021

New Year's Eve 2021

Welcome 2022 with two-nights of unforgettable harbour-side elegance!

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga – our elegant eco-retreat nestled within Taronga Zoo, overlooking spectacular Sydney Harbour. Located just 15 minutes from Sydney, your stay at the Wildlife Retreat offers an unforgettable way to start the New Year. Enjoy sumptuous food and wine, meet incredible native wildlife, view the world-renowned firework display from a prime position and relax knowing everything is taken care of.

Enjoy a cocktail party like no other, from the Gili Rooftop and terrace. The best view at the Taronga Centre and the highest point of Taronga Zoo Sydney, with floor to ceiling windows and sweeping uninterrupted views of the Sydney Harbour fireworks.

With live music and an intimate all-inclusive cocktail dinner with roving canapes, live food stations designed by our Executive Chef Gursu Mertel, with a welcome cocktail on arrival and Verve champagne and premium Australian wines, beers and soft drinks served throughout the night.

Wildlife Retreat Gili Rooftop NYE Experience Inclusions

The two-night experience includes:

  • Arrival welcome cocktail 
  • 2-nights’ accommodation in either a Bushland View or Animal View Room 
  • Intimate all-inclusive cocktail dinner with roving canapes, live food stations designed by our Executive Chef Gursu Mertel 
  • Premium drinks package including Verve champagne and premium Australian wines, beers and soft drinks served throughout New Year’s Eve celebrations 
  • Three-course à-la-carte dinner at MeGal restaurant on 1 January 2022
  • Daily Breakfast 
  • Sanctuary Tour - a guided tour through the central wildlife habitat to meet the residents including koalas, echidnas, pademelons, wallabies and bettongs 
  • 3 Day access to Taronga Zoo Sydney
  • Complimentary Parking  
  • Complimentary Minibar 
Bushland View Room$1,747 per person - twin share
Animal View Room$2,185 per person - twin share

* Single share rooms are charged at double the per person twin share rate.
** The Gili Rooftop NYE Experience is only available in Bushland or Animal View Rooms.
*** Additional adults from $1,150.

Wildlife Retreat MeGal NYE Experience

The two-night experience includes:

  • Arrival drink
  • 2-nights’ accommodation in chosen room type (Available in all room types)
  • Pre-Dinner Drinks and canapes in the Gili Rooftop Terrace on New Year’s Eve
  • 4 Course Dinner at Me Gal restaurant on New Year’s Eve
  • 5 Hour Beverage package on New Year’s Eve
  • Three-Course à-la-carte dinner at Me Gal on the 1st January 22
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Sanctuary Tour - a guided tour through the central wildlife habitat to meet the local residents including koalas, echidnas, pademelons, wallabies and bettongs
  • 3 Day access to the Zoo
  • Complimentary Parking 
  • Complimentary Minibar

Itinerary

View the Wildlife Retreat MeGal NYE Experience Itinerary.

Bushland View Room$1,747 per person - twin share
Animal View Room$2,185 per person - twin share
Harbour View Room$2,709 per person - twin share
Treetop Suite$3,845 per person - twin share

* Single share rooms are charged at double the per person twin share rate.
* Additional adults from $1,150.

The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga is owned and operated by Taronga Conservation Society Australia, a not-for-profit, conservation-based organisation. Every stay at the Wildlife Retreat contributes essential funding towards the care of Taronga’s animals and broader conservation and education programs in Australia and around the world.

Bushland Room - view.
Bushland Room - view.
Animal View Room - view.
Animal View Room - view.
Harbour View Room - view.
Harbour View Room - view.
Treetop Suites - view.
Treetop Suites - view.

Terms and conditions

Read the full terms and conditions for NYE 2021 at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

  • Minimum age of 16 years old allowed on NYE packages
  • Payment must be made in full at time of booking
  • Cancellations are non-refundable
  • Menus, pricing and itinerary are subject to change depending on availability, demand and changing health restrictions
  • The NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga package is available for a 2-night stay on Thursday 31 December 2021 – Friday 1 January 2022, subject to availability
  • Date changes are not available for NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga bookings
  • Discounts and special offers are not applicable with NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga bookings