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Wild Life Sydney Zoo

#60 of 480 things to do in Sydney Features Animals
Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9333 9288
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US$32.28*
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WILD LIFE Sydney Entrance Ticket
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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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  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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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 4 days ago

I wasn't expecting much from my visit but the interior is bigger and less commercial than expected, exhibits well presented, with some talks at various times (check before going).sMore

Thank kay024
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kay024, Thankyou for you amazing review! We are happy to hear your experience was more than you expected. We do indeed have various talks throughout the day, every half an hour. You can plan your visit around these talk times via our website prior...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good place to spend some quality time with the family the staff are verry friendly and the place is well organised. I will highly recommend to go to their website and take the bundle offer for all the 5 attractions and this way u will...More

Thank Nasser A
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nasser A, Thankyou for your wonderful review! It is great to hear you enjoyed your experience here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. We also recommend booking online before your arrival to get the best deal. We offer combination tickets including Wildlife Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this exhibit having been to the aquarium the day before. While it calls itself a zoo, it is to confined in space to where the animals have a natural habitat. Even so, we learned lots of things that we did not know about...More

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

Hi SrgnFsh, Thankyou for your review. We are happy to hear you learned a lot during your visit to Wildlife Sydney Zoo. We are interested in providing information through the forms of talk shows and signage throughout the attraction, about conservation and general knowledge about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're limited on time and want to see Australian wildlife, this place is perfect. If you want to get photos with the koalas I suggest buying your tickets online as you get a cheaper rate and more photos included in your package. You can't...More

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

Hi Jason G, Thankyou for your fantastic review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience and hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 1 week ago

The zoo is great, you can see Aussie animals and it only takes about an hour, so it's great to include on a day tour itinerary. Child and "senior citizen" friendly because of the ramp and the spacious pathway. Take these tours - wild life...More

Thank Kellybean09
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kellybean09, Thankyou for your great review! We offer combination tickets which are great value for money and can include Wildlife Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussauds Sydney, Sealife Sydney Aquarium, Sydney Tower Eye and Manly Sealife Sanctuary. We hope to see you again, Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to fill in some time, so we visited the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Well organised, clean, plenty of wildlife on display - perfect for kids. The Koalas are lovely and close to see

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

Hi Tweyman, Thankyou for your lovely review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ran out of time to do the big Zoo so we came here for a chance of seeing a Koala. It was cheap I suppose and we found a map with 10% off on it so we got in cheaper. Very spacious zoo with...More

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

Hi Matt A, Thankyou for your wonderful review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are definitely better zoos/wildlife parks in Sydney but it is ideal if you are short on time and want a taste of the Aussie wildlife.

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

Hi Natandpete, Thankyou for your review. Wildlife Sydney Zoo is indeed ideal if you are wanting to see unique Australian Wildlife in a really convenient location. Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We almost didn't go to the zoo due to reviews. But it's a great small zoo of mostly Australian animals. Some reviews complains of lack of large animals. But the zoo never claimed to have any. Recommend purchasing the multi-pass that also gives you access...More

Thank Halagonian1
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Halagonian1, Thankyou for your review! It is great to hear other reviews did not deter you from your visit and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Lauren

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived with passes for the Sky Lift. (Not working) then found no lions, tigers, rhinos, bears and many other animals. All transferred to somewhere else. We went for the day and left after 2 hours.More

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

Hi Beverley B, Thankyou for your review. We focus on Australian Wildlife here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo, including Koalas, Kangaroos, Snakes, Tasmanian Devils and more. Unfortunately we would not be able to meet your expectations as we have never had the exotic animals or sky...More

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Mayumi U
5 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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Response from Duty_Supervisor | Property representative |
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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