Zoo Friends

Zoo Friends

Keep up with all the latest from the Zoo.

Stay up to date with all the latest news from Taronga and important information for our Zoo Friends members.

Access our online membership system to renew or register a visit. Or, if you haven’t yet accessed this system, you’ll need to create an account.

What's on

Brand new immersive Australian habitat opening in April!

Nura Diya Australia is opening on April 6 on spectacular Cammeraigal Country. 'Nura Diya' translates to ‘this place, this Country’ in Sydney First Language.

Explore Kangaroo Country, Koala Country, Dingo Country and so much more. 

This new experience will be home to iconic Australian Wildlife and will give guests the opportunity to immerse themselves amongst native Australian flora and fauna whilst discovering a deeper understanding of the relationship Aboriginal Culture has with Country.

Keep an eye on your inbox throughout March for exclusive updates on Nura Diya Australia.

Our new Seal pup has a name
Our new Seal pup has a name

We are so excited to announce that our long-nosed fur seal pup has a name - it's Kobe! Kobe has been testing the waters and is soon going to make a splash at Great Southern Ocean.

Adopt a Bilby this Easter!

This Easter, why not give a gift to family and friends that saves wildlife: A Zoo parent adoption! Click below to adopt a Greater Bilby today and help us save them from extinction.

Nura Diya Australia

Finding the perfect tree for a Koala!

Did you know that Koalas can sleep for up to 20 hours a day. That means they need a very comfy tree to catch their daily Zzz’s in. 

Hear from Keeper Melissa about how we’ve picked the perfect Koala trees for our brand-new immersive Australian experience, Nura Diya Australia. 

Member benefits

10% Discount on popular events

Access pre-sale and discounts on our most popular events like Twilight at Taronga, Vivid and so many more.

15% discounts at the Zoo Shop

Your Taronga Zoo Friends membership ALSO gets you a 15% discount at our Zoo Shop. 

Take a piece of the Zoo home with you. 

View your member benefits

As a Zoo Friend, you get access to a range of exclusive activities, news and events, along with 365 days unlimited Zoo access. Find out more about ALL the benefits you can access.

Dingo pup at Taronga
Dingo pup at Taronga

Kids Corner

Have a great time with this month’s colouring in download!

We continue our 2023 colouring adventures with our two dingoes Kep Kep and Warada! Colour in at home and get creative.

Dingo pup at Taronga
Dingo pups at Taronga, Warada and Kep-Kep
Dingo pups at Taronga, Warada and Kep-Kep

Animal Corner


We have two Dingos living with us at Taronga – Kep Kep and Warada – who will be moving into Nura Diya in April so you can get to know these majestic animals. 

Fun Facts about Dingoes:

  • It is believed that dingoes came to Australia about 4,000 years ago, and perhaps even earlier.
  • Dingoes have a broad diet including fresh meat, fish, eggs and carrion.
  • Dingoes play an important role in the Australian ecosystem as the ‘apex predator’.
  • Dingoes have a strict social hierarchy and regularly mate for life.
  • Humans are the biggest threat to the survival of dingo populations across Australia.
Dingo pups at Taronga, Warada and Kep-Kep

Member hub

Manage all elements of your membership online with the Zoo Friends Membership hub. 

You'll be able to:

  • View the details of your membership group
  • Quickly register a visit to Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo
  • Renew your membership in just a few clicks
  • PLUS, have first access to exclusive member-only Taronga Experiences - coming soon!

First time accessing the membership hub?

If you are a current or lapsed member, but have not yet accessed this system, you’ll first need to create your account to manage your membership. This can only be done by the primary member, which is the person who receives email communications about your membership. They’ll need their member number (which can be found on your membership card, or in the top right corner of emails), and the email address you provided on signup.

For more information on how to create your account, visit out webpage. 

Zoo Friends. A membership that Saves Wildlife.