Address: WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

1-5 Wheat Road Darling Harbour

Sydney 2000

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Guided Excursion Programs

Discover the WILD

WILD Discovery Tour - an exciting interactive tour for schools visiting WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s education programs are a professional, curriculum-based education service. We treat our animals as an educational resource, presenting them alongside educative programs, which allow your class to identify the different requirements of Australian flora and fauna. Our curriculum based guided program are delivered by passionate educators, who inspire and engage students through the exploration and interactivity of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo’s amazing zones.

We cater for the following classes:

WILD Tots - Early Childhood

WILD Kids - Kindergarten to Yr 6

Topics: Habitats, External Features, Food Webs, Life Cycles, Adaptations, Conservation, Animal Hunt & Minibeasts.

WILD Teens - Yr 7 to Yr 12

 Topics: Classification, Food Webs, Biota, Conservation & Ecosystems.

Guided Program

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers hands-on, interactive, curriculum based guided tours for all Australian students from Early Stage 1 to Stage 6.

This 45 minute learning engagement program offers students an opportunity to get an up close, hands on experience with Australian wildlife. Meet live birds, snakes, lizards, spiders, and insects, and explore our extensive animal artefact collection which is hundreds of items strong. Students can use various microscopes, magnifiers and other technology to enhance their learning and explore our various habitat zones and exhibits.

Time Available

The WILD Discovery Tour is available at 10:00am during the school term only. 

Group Size

The WILD Discovery Tour can cater to school groups of up to 120 students.


$15.00 per student - just $4.00 more than our standard self-guided schools offering of $11.00!

This is price is for students attending an Australian primary or secondary school.

Range of Tours

Our experienced educators have designed tours specifically for each year group based on Australian Curriculum Standards. Throughout the booking process, teachers are given the opportunity to provide the booking agents with information on the content their classes are currently studying, allowing us to adapt the tour for the students attending.  

Guided by our team of presentation keepers, teachers can rest assured that their students will gain an educational Australian animal experience like no other!

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Remember: You can also combine your visit to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo with SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye and or Madame Tussauds Sydney and make great savings for your own or other classes at your school. View all pricing options and info here.