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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

1-5 Wheat Road Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Open daily 10am - 5pm (Last entry 4pm)
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GUIDED EXCURSIONS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Choose your own adventure!

Select from our wide range of guided tours for K-6

Our WILD Kids guided tours provide an immersive zoo experience with direct links to the current Australian curriculum. Our passionate educators are on hand to inspire and engage students through interactive exploration of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo's exhibits. 

We have a strong focus on the Australian Big 5 - Koalas, Kangaroos, Platypus, Wombats and Crocodiles - but also provide the opportunity to discover live birds, snakes, lizards, spiders, and insects in addition to our extensive animal artefact collection. Technology throughout the zoo is there to enhance student learning, with touchscreens on hand to help them explore our various habitat zones and exhibits.

Select the tour most suited to the topics you may already have covered in the classroom and bring those learnings to life. See below for more details on each of the topics we cover. 

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WILD Kids Guided Excursion Topics

Find out more about our interactive WILD Discovery tour via the tabs below. Don't forget to specify your chosen guided tour topic when you book your excursion to make sure you get the most out of your visit!

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Agile Wallaby

WILD Kids - Introduction to the Aussie Big 5

Suitable for Kindergarten - Year 6

Discover key facts about the Australian fauna and flora that call WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo home. The Aussie Big 5 are the focus of this tour as our zoo expert introduces students to Koalas, Kangaroos, Platypus, Wombats and our resident Crocodile, Rocky.


Tassie Devil

WILD Kids - Habitats Tour

Suitable for Kindergarten - Year 2 

Learn all about the different habitats at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo and the Australian animals that like to call them home. The tour will include an animal encounter so students can get up close to some of the animals they have learnt about.


Olive Python

WILD Kids - External Features Tour

Suitable for Year 1 & 2

Discover the different external features of our Australian animals and how they help the animals to survive in the wild. Students will also have the opportunity to get up close to some of the animals they have learnt about.


Spiders

WILD Kids - Mini Beasts Tour

Suitable for K - 2

What are mini beasts? Come and find out! Learn what habitats they like to live in and how we can make our backyards mini beast friendly. Your class can also experience getting up close with some of the mini beasts they have studied on the tour.


Bush Stone Curlew
Bush Stone Curlew

WILD Kids - Food Webs Tour

Suitable for Year 3 & 4

There are so many different food webs that exist within the zoo. This tour will cover who eats who and how animals protect themselves to avoid being eaten. An animal encounter is also included as part of this excursion.


Platypus
Platypus

WILD Kids - Life Cycles Tour

Suitable for Year 3 & 4

Uncover the life cycles of Australian animals and the different ways each of our animals have babies. Following the tour our expert keeper will introduce the group to some of the animals they have studied so they can experience them up close.


Sugar Glider

WILD Kids - Adaptations Tour

Suitable for Year 3 & 4

Australian animals have adapted to survive the variety of habitats that can be found in Australia. Find out which adaptations apply to which animals and why. Students can then get closer to some of these animals at the conclusion of the tour.


Alphie

WILD Kids - Sustainable Future Tour

Suitable for K - 6

It has never been more important to learn about what we can do to help protect the habitats of endangered species. In addition to exploring this topic our expert zoo keeper will also introduce some of the animals to the students for an up close experience.