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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

The wildlife of Australia is recognized to be one of the most diversified in the world. The Wild Life Sydney Zoo houses many of the country's fauna in one facility. Wild Life Sydney Zoo is located in the heart of Darling Harbour and is home to the Australian Big 5, which includes kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, platypuses, and wombats. During feeding hours, when the animals are out in the open, you can visit the zoo and get an up-close look at them. You will also be able to hear the keepers discuss their methods with the animals.

The Aussie 'Big Five' at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

One of the premier attractions at Wild Life Sydney Zoo is the Australian Big 5, comprising Koalas, Kangaroos, Crocodiles, Wombats, and Platypuses. You must check these animals out when you visit Wild Life Sydney Zoo.

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Koalas are plant-eating marsupials that live in trees and are native to Australia. Wombats, members of the Vombatidae family, are their closest surviving cousins. Male and female koalas are housed in separate habitats at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo.

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Kangaroo Island is a small island off the coast of Australia. Kangaroos at Wild Life Sydney Zoo are a sub-species of the Western Grey Kangaroo. The fur on these kangaroos is thicker and darker, and they are recognized for being friendly. Kangaroos are the largest members of the Macropod family, which is defined by their huge feet.

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Rocky, a massive saltwater crocodile, lives in Wild Life Sydney Zoo. He spends much of his time in his big pool, like other crocodiles. Rocky's water temperature is regulated at 30 degrees to let him retain his ideal body temperature of 30-33 degrees.

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Ringo, the zoo's bare-nosed wombat, loves carrots more than anything else. The rambunctious kid was born in August of 2013. Wild Life Sydney Zoo found him as an abandoned infant and adopted him. Ringo can be found wreaking havoc in Wallaby Cliffs, but he is also frequently seen visiting his adoring fans at the Zoo.

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The platypus is a member of the monotremes, or egg-laying mammals, which is the world's smallest mammal order. Echidna, another Australian native, is the only other member of this select club. The platypus, which is only found in eastern Australia, burrows in the steep banks of creeks and rivers and hunts for small prey in deep pools such as shellfish, fish, tadpoles, and insect larvae.

Other Animals at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

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This endangered species can be found primarily in inland areas of South Australia and New South Wales. They are herbivores that eat short grasses and dried herbs, depending on what is available at the time. They are given grass pellets, carrots, corn, and native grasses at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. They live in colonies ranging in size from ten to over one hundred wallabies.

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Nocturnal Species

Bilbies are a remarkable but little-known species native to Australia. They are a keystone species, which means that their survival boosts the odds of 19 other vulnerable species surviving. The Ghost bat is the largest carnivorous bat in Australia. They devour huge insects, reptiles, frogs, and small mammals and use echolocation, eyesight, and hearing to locate their prey.

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'Big Ronny,' a massive 5-meter Scrub Python, lives at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. They are Australia's biggest snake species, capable of reaching lengths of over 8.5 meters. The Diamond Python is a medium to big snake found in south-eastern Australia's coastal areas and neighboring ranges. The Eastern Brown Snake is the world's second-deadliest snake and is perhaps the most commonly encountered venomous snake in Eastern Australia.

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Tasmanian Devils

Mirrin and Dharra, Tasmanian Devils, reside at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. As a predator managing the food chain and as a scavenger eliminating dead animals from the landscape, Tasmanian Devils play an extremely vital function in their ecosystem.

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Quokkas are mostly found on Rottnest Island, which is located close to the coast of Perth. They reach a height of 90cm and a weight of up to 4kg. Native grasses, leaves, and seeds make up their food. Davey is the Quokka who inhabits the Wild Life Sydney Zoo premises.

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Mini Beasts

Wild Life Sydney Zoo has three species of Mini beasts. Superworms are the larvae of a Darkling beetle species, hence they are not true worms. Because they eat deceased animals, superworms in the larvae stage are beneficial to humans. The fruiting bodies of fungi found on the forest floor provide food for the Giant Rainforest Snail. Throughout Eastern Australia, Common Yabby can be found in freshwater bodies such as lakes, ponds, and streams.

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There are two species of native Australian native spiders at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. The notorious Red-back spider may be found all around Australia. These spiders employ an elaborate pattern to weave their web, which is specifically designed to catch little crawling animals. The Sydney Funnel-web spider is the most hazardous spider on the planet. They must rear up to inject their venom because their fangs point down their bodies.

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The Bush Stone-Curlew, sometimes known as the bush thick-knee, is an indigenous Australian ground-dwelling bird that is mostly nocturnal. It is best known for hunting small grassland animals. The princess parrot is a little parrot with a large head. With a pink throat, bluish crest, and vivid green shoulders, their feathers are predominantly green.

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Goodfellow’s Tree Kangaroo

Even though they are classified as kangaroos, Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroos are one of 14 Tree Kangaroo species that look and act very differently from the kangaroos you are probably familiar with. They have adapted themselves to living in trees.

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Frankie the Numbat is no stranger to Sydney residents, who first heard him in 2016 after he was discovered, neglected and separated from his mother. Numbats are an important piece of the ecological puzzle in Australia.

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In Australian rainforests, the cassowary is the largest native vertebrate. After the ostrich and the emu, it is also the world's third tallest bird. The male cassowary, unlike many other animals, is the one who raises the young. Cassowaries have also been dubbed the "deadliest bird on the planet."

Zones at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo has several animals. These animals are then further found in ten separate zones that are themed according to the habitats of the animals.

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Tricky Tongues And Treetops

Meet Frankie the rescue Numbat from Western Australia, Kofi the Goodfellow's Tree Kangaroo, and the Echidnas in this brand new habitat. The animals in this zone are very important to the ecological balance of Australia and are therefore quite popular too.

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Devil's Den

The Tasmanian Devils Mirrin and Dharra live in Devil's Den. Their 'Dens' are subterranean burrows that they sleep in, which are usually found in dense foliage, thick grass, or caverns. Mirrin and Dharra are ambassadors for their severely endangered species.

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Gumtree Valley

The unique eucalyptus scent of gum trees screams "Australia." These amazing trees may be found all over Australia's East Coast, but especially in New South Wales. The famed koalas can be spotted lounging and eating on Eucalyptus leaves in Gumtree Valley. The Bush Stone-curlew, Noname, can also be found in Gumtree Valley.

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Wallaby Cliffs

Wallaby Cliffs is home to some of Australia's toughest creatures, including Yellow-footed Rock Wallabies and Ringo, the Bare-nosed Wombat. These animals are used to employing their survival skills to weather the conditions of their habitats.

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Daintree Rainforest

If you want to get up close and personal with Australia's creatures, visit the Wild Life Sydney Zoo's recreation of Queensland's stunning Daintree Rainforest. Princess the Southern Cassowary, the Pademelons family, a Satin Bowerbird, and many other species call this ecosystem home.

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Kangaroo Walkabout

Kangaroo Walkabout features kangaroos, a quokka, an emu, and princess parrots from Kangaroo Island. In this popular zone, learn more about the famed Kangaroo Island kangaroos Dot, Dusk, Nutmeg, Kirby, and Julie, as well as the cheeky Quokka, Davey.

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Kakadu Gorge

Interact with a massive saltwater crocodile in the adventurous world of Kakadu Gorge. While on your fantastic journey of discovery to Australia's Kakadu Gorge, you may learn about the preservation challenges confronting crocodiles in the wild with on-site quick facts and sustainability messaging exhibited around the crocodile's new display.

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Platypus Pool

The Platypus Pool is where you can look out for the fascinating and graceful platypus pals. Know about how these endangered creatures lay their eggs, their feeding habits, and what makes these iconic Australian animals so special. The platypus can be found relaxing amid the logs and branches in the water on occasion.

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At the Nightfall ecosystem, you can see the strange and wonderful species that emerge after dark. Bilbies and Sugar Gliders are examples of nocturnal creatures found in this zone. This portion of the zoo provides an immersive experience by allowing visitors to see the animals in their natural habitat.

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Koala Rooftop

The Koala Rooftop is your chance to get up face to face with Australia's favorite animal. You can walk inside the koala cage to meet the lovely fluffy sisters and have your photo taken with Australia's most iconic animal if you choose the koala interaction option.

More Things to Do at WILD LIFE Sydney

Once you are done visiting the animals at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, explore the other experiences that are available for you at the facility. Here are some of the best experiences at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo:

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Koala Photo

At Wild Life Sydney Zoo's lovely open-air rooftop area, the Koala Photo Experience encourages visitors to see and even get up close to the cute koalas. You will have the chance to snap a photo with our animal buddies, which you can then show your friends and family when you reach home.

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Breakfast with the Koalas

Breakfast with the Koalas includes a hot breakfast buffet on the Koala Rooftop as well as an educational Koala keeper lecture. A Koala Photo is given to help you remember this once-in-a-lifetime encounter. In the morning, you will also get a guided tour of the zoo.

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Australian Wildlife Tour

The new zoo tour at Wild Life Sydney Zoo takes you behind the scenes and allows you to get up and personal with iconic Australian creatures. This intimate zoo tour, led by two keepers, provides access to restricted areas as well as up-close photo chances with koalas and other Australian animals using your own equipment.

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Private Dining

You will proceed inside the zoo as the sun sets to enjoy an intimate meal for two from the kangaroo observation area. You will continue your journey to the Koala Rooftop after dinner, where you will be served dessert and have the opportunity to visit the koalas.

Virtual Zoo at WILD LIFE Sydney

The Virtual Zoo feature of the Wild Life Sydney Zoo gives the visitors an opportunity to follow the activities of the animals right from their homes. By watching the live feeds, you can get up close and personal with our animals while also learning more about Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Virtual Zoo Tours are available to let you know about the animals at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. The Wild at Home Hub provides the kids with a range of activities depending on the preference of animals. You will also be able to enjoy informative talks from the keepers of the Australian Big Five right from your couch. 

Plan Your Visit

Getting There
Zoo Rules
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Thursday - Monday: 10 AM to 4 PM

The last entry time at the zoo is at 3 PM.

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Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Find it on maps.

By Ferry: Every half-hour, public ferry services to Darling Harbour leave from Circular Quay Wharf 5.

By Train: Wynyard Station and Town Hall Station are both within walking distance of Wild Life Sydney Zoo. From Wynyard or Town Hall, go down the hill to King Street or Market Street, then down the hill to Darling Harbour.

By Bus: Take the Sydney Explorer Bus No. 24 or any bus service that stops at Market Street or King Street to Darling Harbour and walk the short distance to Wild Life Sydney Zoo.

By Light Rail: To get to Wild Life Sydney Zoo, get off the light rail at either the Convention Centre or Pyrmont Bay stations.

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  • Baby changing facility is available at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is wheelchair accessible.
  • Prams and buggies can be taken to all parts of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.
  • The zoo is fully equipped with free WiFi service.
  • Koala Rooftop Cafe lets you dine at the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo while seeing the koalas in their natural habitat.
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  • Assistance animals for visually impaired visitors are welcome at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.
  • Carers can gain free entry with the visitors at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.
  • Extensive mobility assistance is provided at the zoo.
  • Bench seating is available throughout the zoo at regular intervals to help the visitors rest.
  • All bathrooms at are suitable for visitors who need assistance.
  • Visitors who need a less crowded environment to enjoy the zoo are invited to visit after 2 PM when the zoo is less crowded.
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  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo can remove a visitor because of disorderly behavior or for violating the rules.
  • All visitors must be wearing masks at all times during their visit to Wild Life Sydney Zoo.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult to the zoo.
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo can search specific individuals in case it seems that they pose any danger to the animals or other visitors.
  • Visitors must not use devices that emit loud or agitating noises that may provoke animals.
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Koala Rooftop Café: The Koala Rooftop Café is the best place to be be if you want to grab a bite while keeping one eye on the playful koalas.

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Budget: Base Backpackers, Zen Harmony House Sydney, UNO Hotel Sydney

Mid-range: Ibis Sydney Barangaroo, Megaboom City Hotel, The Occidental Hotel

Luxury: Hyatt Regency Sydney, SKYE Suites Sydney, The Darling

Visitor Tips

  • Book the tickets online and well in advance to ensure a hassle-free experience.
  • Pick your time slot after confirming your tickets to ensure maximum safety.
  • Use the 100 Murray Street (Harbourside) Car Park to park your car.
  • Reach the park as soon as it opens to get the most out of your booking.
  • If you want to explore the zoo with less crowd, visit after 2 PM.
  • Get the Merlin Annual pass to gain unlimited access to Wild Life Sydney Zoo along with a few more Sydney essentials for an entire year.

All Your Questions about WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Answered

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Who owns WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo?

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is owned and maintained by Merlin Entertainments.

How long does it take to go through WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo?

It typically takes about 2 hours to explore the entire WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.

Is WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo indoors?

No, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is not indoors.

Can you take food into WILD LIFE Sydney zoo?

No, you cannot bring your own food.

How long do you spend at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo?

You can spend as much time as you want at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. It can take 2 hours to explore the WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo.