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Wild Life Sydney Zoo

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Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9333 9288
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US$ 32.37*
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
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More than just a zoo, WILD LIFE Sydney features interactive displays, inspiring and entertaining daily shows, captivating daily feeding sessions and enhanced walk-through habitats including Koala Encounters, The Outback and Butterfly Tropics. WILD LIFE Sydney is Australia's most unique and best wildlife park and it's conveniently located right in the heart of Sydney on Darling Harbour.
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  • Average21%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
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+61 2 9333 9288
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Reviewed yesterday

I visited the zoo with a combo pass (which made several attractions worth visiting for the price). I thought it was fairly small, but what was there was really well done. The exhibits were informative, well laid out, and clean. I caught most of the...More

Thank INTrvlGy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wild Life Sydney offers a sneak peek of Australian Wildlife. Although considerably smaller than its contemporaries, its animal exhibits are far from boring. A unique feature would be the exhibit that offers a close up view of its massive crocodile. Alone as it may be,...More

Thank milcah889
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi milcah889, Thankyou for your review. We hope you had a great time in Wildlife Sydney Zoo, the zoo keepers do man the area quite regularly however we appreciate your feedback and will definitely keep that in mind. Thankyou again, Keisha

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by how good this zoo is. While it is not as big as going to a regular zoo but it targets only native species. If you want to see giraffes, elephants and such goto the regular zoo. If all you want...More

Thank Sean G
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

G'day Sean, Thankyou for your review. We hope you had a great time in Wildlife Sydney Zoo and learnt a lot about our Australian animals and the flora and fauna. Hope you can visit again. Kind Regards, Keisha

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's surprising to have a zoo of this size in CBD. Although not as big as other zoos we've been to before, it has quite a decent number of animals to keep the children excited. We signed up for the close encounters with koala and...More

Thank Sharon H
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon H, Thankyou for your review. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. We hope you guys get to visit the zoo again in the future :) Kind regards, Keisha

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to small zoos before that look to do conservation, I found this zoo to be inadequate at best. Not only are the enclosures incredible small, but more importantly the animals looked depressed. Some repeated the same path over and over again, a wallaby...More

Thank angipop
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angipop, Thankyou for taking the time to post a review. Our enclosure sizes are all within NSW legislation, as you can imagine these are quite strict. The animals are extremely well cared for and a Wallaby sitting this way is a perfectly normal resting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place near CBD to see Australian wildlife.. seeing wild animals always had its own charm..It would be better if it it has more space..More

Thank Anubhav A
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anubhav A, Thankyou for your review. We are glad you enjoyed seeing our native Australian animals here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Our attraction is relatively small compared to other zoo's, the bonus is being able to see these unique Australian animals up close in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a range of animals to see here however the size of zoo is very small for the price to pay. Staff were great, very knowledgeable in terms of the animals.More

Thank SophieHarris1
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SophieHarris1, Thankyou for your review. We hope you enjoyed seeing our wide range of native Australian animals and are pleased to hear how great the staff were! If you wish to get more value for money during your visit around Darling Harbour, we offer...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo is modest in size, but hosts some very interesting Australian animals, including a huge crocodile. You can get close to kangaroos and some other animals. It's great for animal-loving children to explore. Given its size (it takes only one to two hours to...More

Thank VivianZhan
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi VivianZhan, Thankyou for your review. We hope you and your family or friends enjoyed your visit and learnt a lot about our Australian animals. We do have deals on our website where it is discounted, you have an option to visit any of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this zoo isn't big (which can sometimes be a good thing!), it has a lot of the australian animals, vs. the Taronga zoo which has mostly the African animals (elephants, zebras, giraffes, etc.) that you can find at most zoos around the world. Here,...More

Thank ea0723
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ea0723, Thankyou for your review, we hope you and your friends or family enjoyed your visit. The online tickets are cheaper and you can pick on how many attractions you want to visit which is valid within 30 days. Other than that you could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously in the location it is, it can't be massive like Taronga Zoo but the place has been set out brilliantly and all of the enclosures and displays are in terrific condition. What surprised me was how active the animals all were unlike many zoos...More

1  Thank Trips_with_the_Fam
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Trips_with_the_Fam, Thankyou for your fantastic review! It sounds like you really made the most of your visit & it is great you were able to experience the Wombat encounter with our resident Wombat, Ringo. Thankyou for your gold coin donation, it goes towards the...More

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Mayumi U
4 April 2017|
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Response from Sophie R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mayumi san I am not sure but I believe having breakfast with the koala starts as early as 7.15 before the zoo opens to the public.. Can you please check with the staff if they can give you "special" price etc Wish I... More
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gopikiru2012
26 March 2017|
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Response from Duty_Supervisor | Property representative |
Hi gopikiru2012, The Keeper you are talking about would have been Ryan, who will be chuffed to hear this. Ryan usually works either Saturday or Sunday, I'm sure we could align a day to work for everybody, if you would like... More
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JamesVancouverCanada
26 December 2016|
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Hi James, Thank you for your enquiry. In NSW it is illegal for us to allow our guests to hold koalas for photo opportunities. We have spent quite a lot of time studying our koalas and with the knowledge that they need to... More
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