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Zoo Adventures

Zoo Adventures is a school holiday program for students attending primary school, aged from 5-12 years, which is run by qualified staff. Children experience the sights and sounds of the zoo; join in with art/craft and other activities with an animal theme!


Download information about the activity themes and booking form here.

Pricing information

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL RATE - bookings before 23 March 2015

$45.00 per child per day
$40.00 Zoo Friends per child per day

NORMAL RATE - applies after 23 March 2015

$55.00 per child per day
$50.00 ZooFriends per child per day

How to book

To book Zoo Adventures please download, complete and return the booking form, remembering to complete your payment information. Bookings must be received prior to the first day your child plans to attend and payments must be received in advance.

What to bring:

  • A packed lunch
  • A hat
  • Wet weather gear in case of rain
  • Water bottle
  • Enclosed shoes
  • Painting Apron or old shirt for craft activities

We provide:

  • A light snack for morning tea; fruit and biscuits
  • Water throughout the day
  • Sunscreen 

Where and when to meet?

Zoo Adventures is held at Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Drop off and collection point is located on the grassed area on Obley Road just outside the Zoo gates.

Extended Care:

Is available from 3:30pm and pick up by 5:00pm.

If you think you are going to be late please contact the Education Centre administration 6881 1433 or the Taronga Western Plains Zoo Switchboard 6881 1488.

Conditions of booking:

Bookings close 2 April 2015. There are no refunds for cancellations.