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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo takes you on an Australian animal adventure in the heart of the city.

Along the way you’ll encounter some of the world’s most exciting animals, including cute koalas, daring Tasmanian devils, beautiful birds, deadly snakes and much, much more.

 

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Hop on in...

Kangaroo Walk-About showcases western grey kangaroos, a quokka, agile wallabies, echidnas and princess parrots, as well as being the stage for our interactive ‘Aussie Animal Encounters’ show. Find out more about our famous Kangaroo Island kangaroo duo Dot and Matilda, and our cheeky Davey the quokka.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Kangaroos
  • Wallabies
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Discover butterflies at

Butterfly Tropics

Be amazed at the diverse range of animals living in our carefully-created tropical habitat, butterflies flitting through lush ferns and palms to vividly coloured pythons sunning themselves among the vines and slithering through the thick undergrowth. And it wouldn't be the Top End without our fresh water crocodile lazing about by the pool!

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Butterflies
  • Freshwater Crocodile
  • Green Tree Python
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Head to Tasmania in

Devil’s Den

Devil’s Den is home to Topsy and Bub the Tasmanian Devils. Topsy and Bub serve as ambassadors to their species that are critically endangered. Make sure you check out the Tasmanian Devil Keeper Talk to learn more about our devils – you may even get to see them have lunch!

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Tasmanian Devil
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On our own doorstep

Gumtree Valley

Nothing says ‘Australia’ like the distinctive eucalyptus smell of gum trees. You can find these amazing trees all along Australia's East Coast, and especially here in New South Wales. You can also see them here at our Gumtree Valley where our famous koala’s can be seen lazing about and munching away on Eucalyptus leaves.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Koalas
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Meet Ringo

Wallaby Cliffs

Home to some of the toughest Australian animals, Wallaby Cliffs main residents include yellow footed rock wallabies like Myrtle, a bare nosed wombat named Ringo, blue tongue lizards and kookaburras.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you will see here...

  • Yellow-footed Rock-wallabies
  • Ringo the wombat
  • Kookaburras
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The world's deadliest bird...

Daintree Rainforest

If you really want to get close to Australia's animals, lose yourself in WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo's replication of Queensland's beautiful Daintree Rainforest. This habitat is home to Princess the cassowary, our family of pademelons, Boyd's forest dragon, carpet python, broad-shelled river turtle and many more!

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Southern Cassowary
  • Pademelon
  • Plumed Whistling Ducks
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Enter if you dare...

Kakadu Gorge

Enter the daring world of Kakadu Gorge and come face to face with a huge saltwater crocodile. Through on-site fast facts and conservation messaging displayed around the crocodile’s new display, you can learn about the conservation issues facing crocodiles in the wild as you go on your amazing journey of discovery to Australia’s Kakadu Gorge.

At a Glance

Some of the animals you can see...

  • Saltwater Crocodile
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See in the dark!

Nightfall

Discover the weird and wonderful creatures that venture out after dark at our Nightfall habitat. Some of the nocturnal habitats featured in this zone are the ghost bat and yellow-bellied gliders. This section of the zoo is an immerse experience as the animals can be viewed in their ‘day time’!

At a Glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Bilbies
  • Spotted tailed Quoll
  • Ghost Bat
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Get up close...

Koala Rooftop

Koala Rooftop is your opportunity to get up close to Australia’s favourite animal. You can choose the koala encounter option to go inside our koala enclosure to meet our fluffy girls and have your photo taken with Australia's most iconic animal. You can also experience WILD Flight – a self-propelled ride where visitors will fly through the attraction’s aviary! After all that hungry work, make sure you settle in to enjoy a delicious lunch from our Outback Adventurers Café.

At a glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Koalas
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Search for our platypus pals in...

Playtpus Pools

The search is on for our curious and graceful platypus friends at Platypus Pools. Learn some fascinating facts on how these protected mammals lay eggs, their feeding behaviours and what makes these iconic Australian animals incredibly unique. Having trouble finding our platypus friends? They might be resting amongst the logs and branches in the water. Take a closer look; you might just see that beaver like tail of theirs!

At a glance

Some of the animals you'll see here...

  • Platypus
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Sydney Attraction Passes

Loads to see here at the zoo, right? Now grab one of our huge value multi-attraction pass deals and enjoy cool days out in Sydney. Remember - you get a WHOPPING 30 days to visit the attractions on your pass!

Combo Passes

Best Deal: Combo 5 Pass

$75

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Combo Pass Benefits

Packed with fun, value and flexibility!

  • 30 days to see all attractions
  • Mobile ticketing for fast access
  • Family deals also available