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Wild Life Sydney Zoo

Address: Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia (City Centre)
Phone Number: +612 9333 9288
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Ranked #145 of 464 Activities in Sydney
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Owner description: More than just a zoo, WILD LIFE Sydney features interactive displays...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Papeete, French Polynesia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

You can see Koala, kanga roo, wallabies, parrot,s echidnas snake. You can even touch snakes and echidnas. A small Zoo but with a lot of typical Australian animals. Located not far from center it easy way to go, near from Sea Life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the Wild Life Centre! The exhibits were informative and visually, just beautiful. A great way to see animals etc up close and personal. The exhibit where you can see the HUGE crocodile, and I mean huge, swimming underwater was amazing! Purchase tickets online for the best deals. No need for a printer, just show the transaction on your... More 

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Wayzata, Minnesota, United States
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We liked the small scale zoo and especially the saltwater croc--huge animal that you can see above and below water. Not too crowded and easy to move through the different exhibits.

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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This was OK but is definitely targeted for the overseas tourist who does not have time to go to Taronga. The kids found it enjoyable but some bits were embarrassing (like the butterfly house with only a couple of butterfly's!!). Would not pay for this by itself but got it as part of group pass with the aquarium etc.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The whole place was chaotic, on top of everything that I didn't like about it there is a Koala out the front of the Zoo. This poor animal is being subjected to extremely loud noises of guests passing through (I took a video) and on top of that there were people standing smoking near-by, I was subjected to their cigarette... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This mini-wildlife park in the heart of Sydnay's Darling harbour complex is part of a multi-ticket package. It features native Australian wildlife, some of it--like the bettongs, something like mini-wallabies--unknown to most Americans, at any rate. The animals are artfully displayed in natural habitats. The birds on display, while lovely, like the Princess parakeets, were rather limited in type of... More 

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Swansea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

After visiting Sea Life I was a little disappointed with this attraction, but in saying that Australian wildlife was well represented.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We (Mum, Dad & 5yo) purchased a 5 park pass and found this park very good value for money with this pass. As someone who works at a wildlife park I understand the difficulties associated with captive animals and this park is located in the middle of the city! We had a lot of fun, I enjoyed investigating the enclosures... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Unlike the main zoo, which we did not visit, this place, next to the aquarium on Darling Harbour, concentrates on Australian animals exclusively, which were what we wanted to see. We also wanted to be able to identify some of Australia's more poisonous creatures! It was helpful having an Australian friend with us, raised in rural Australia, who could fill... More 

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Steve H, General Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi CliffordAlls, Thanks for your review - fantastic to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Best regards, Steve. More 

Troy, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

If you get the combo ticket for 5 attractions it is worth it but I would never spend the full price for this place. The animals were enjoyable to see and it was cool to see all local Australia wild life that we hadn't gotten to see yet. However, it is very small and we walked through it in about... More 

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Steve H, General Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Crystal, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Great to hear that you enjoyed meeting our Australian wild life. And yes, a combo ticket is definitely the best value way to see our attractions! Best regards, Steve. More 

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