Tours & Activities

There are always plenty of activities happening at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.  See the zoo come to life at dawn with one of our early morning walks or check your children in to Zoo Adventures for a memorable school holiday experience. Browse our events calendar to keep up-to-date with everything happening at the Zoo.

High Tea at the Zoo

Enjoy a traditional High Tea in the unique and picturesque setting of Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Overlooking the beautiful Savannah Lake you will sample a range of delectable delights whilst sipping on tea and wine.

Jumbo-sized learning

Ever wanted to stand next to an elephant? Now you can, well a life-sized photo of one that is. Taronga Western Plains Zoo has transformed an elephant transport crate into a learning hub for visitors.

Early Morning Walks

Starting at dawn, when the animals awaken, this leisurely-guided walking experience is a unique chance to come face-to-face with some of the world's exotic and endangered species.

Zoo Adventures - Dubbo

Whether you need childcare for a day, or an activity to keep your kids occupied for the whole holiday, this educational, fun program ensures your whole family will enjoy the school break!

Safari Jumping Castle

Taronga Western Plains Zoo has a new attraction! A Safari themed Jumping Castle located in the free access area near the Children’s Playground.

Take a wander in the Aussie walkthrough

Ever wanted to get up close to a wallaby? The Aussie Walkthrough is just the place to do it! Visitors come inside the exhibit with the animals and get the opportunity to get up close with Red-necked wallabies, Swamp Wallabies and Emus.