Daily Talks & Encounters

Taronga Zoo offers many fabulous opportunities to get close to the animals and find out more about how they live. Whether you attend one of the amazing free shows, drop in on a keeper talk or treat yourself to a unique animal encounter, you are sure to have a memorable experience.

Please note: On Easter Sunday, 20th April, Taronga Zoo is expected to be very busy.

Please check our website for admission updates on the day.

See the shows

Taronga Zoo’s Bird Show and Seal Show are both incredible experiences. At the QBE Free Flight Bird Show you will marvel as birds swoop and dive against the backdrop of Sydney Harbour. Alternatively visit the 950 seat outdoor Seal Theatre - the perfect place to watch graceful seals show off their natural abilities.

Bird Show | Great Southern Oceans Seal ShowView all shows and talks here

Keeper Talks

Keeper talks are a great way to learn more about Zoo’s animals and can be the best opportunity to see them. Choose your favourite talks from our Daily Timetable .




Animal Encounters - Get close to Animals

Animal Encounters provide a unique opportunity to get close to some of Taronga Zoo’s most amazing animals. See a Koala close up , feed a Giraffe , meet one of our reptiles or book an owl encounter for the unique chance to take the bird on your wrist. Plus you’ll receive a souvenir photo of you and the animal as part of the price.

Holiday activities

These school holidays Taronga offers something for the whole family. Come face to face with our loveable lemur troop in an exciting new walk-through experience – now part of the Lemur Forest Adventure.

Animal Encounters and Green Screen

Get near some of the Zoo’s most amazing animals - see a Koala up-close, feed a Giraffe or book an Owl encounter. A souvenir photo of you and the animal is included in the price.

Plan your visit to Taronga Zoo

Use our interactive map to plan a perfect visit to Taronga Zoo. Choose your favorites from our list of animals and keeper talks or try out one our pre-planned tours - just the thing if you only have time for a short visit.