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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

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Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9333 9281
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Discover the best of Australia at Wild Life Sydney Zoo - the Home of the Aussie Big Five. Step into an animal adventure and meet your favourite iconic Australian animals – meet cute Koalas in Gum Tree Valley or have your photo taken with them at Koala Encounters. Head to Wallaby Cliffs to interact with Ringo the wombat and then hop to Kangaroo Walk-About to walk amongst the Kangaroos. The Platypus Pools are where you’ll find Jackie and Zoey, their resident platypus pals, before entering the daring world of Kakadu Gorge where you’ll come eye to eye with a huge Saltwater Crocodile, and much more. Wild Life Sydney Zoo features interactive displays, entertaining keeper talks and enhanced walk-through habitats including Koala Encounters, Kangaroo Walk-About and Butterfly Tropics. Wild Life Sydney Zoo is open from 10.00am and located in the heart of the city, at Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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 9281
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"australian animals"
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"tasmanian devils"
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"darling harbour"
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"huge crocodile"
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"butterfly enclosure"
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"keeper talks"
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"unique animals"
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"attraction pass"
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"other attractions"
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"great for kids"
in 13 reviews
"photos taken"
in 16 reviews
"madame tussauds"
in 21 reviews
"wax museum"
in 14 reviews
"overseas visitors"
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Reviewed yesterday

Such a great place for the littlies. But for us with older teens, not so exciting. Although the butterflies were one to watch out for, don't swat them when they sneak up on you!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went as a solo traveller in the afternoon. I wanted to see snakes and spiders. The location is good, right in the heart of Darling Harbour. However not a lot of signage and it's hard to find. Half a point on location. The price...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The queues were ridiculous so we were glad we had bought tickets online. I highly advise that. As we live in the bush it probably wasn't the best place for us to visit especially considering it was pricey. However the mostly Asian tourists seemed to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent wildlife experience right in the heart of the city. Hands on contact with koalas very special.More

Thank Tricia W
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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey there Tricia W, Thank you for visiting us here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo and taking the time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. We are glad top hear that you had a great experience during your visit and that you enjoying getting up close...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Travellers be warned! This is not a real zoo; it’s an enclosure about the size of a suburban housing block on the wharf at Darling Harbour, owned by a multinational Entertainments Company. It has a lot of Australian animals inside and it might keep the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My ten year old daughter and I really enjoyed our visit during school holidays. I thought it would be crowded, but maybe because we got there late afternoon (it closes at 5) we had the place largely to ourselves. The crocodile is amazing, I love...More

Thank 347MatthewB
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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello 347MatthewB, Cheers for visiting us here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo and also for providing feedback on your visit. We are happy to hear that you and you daughter had a great visit and enjoyed the Australian Animals that we have here at Wildlife. It...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even with the discount of buying two attractions, this zoo is way too expensive for what it gives you. You'll basically see lizards and snakes. If you want to see the koalas you'll need very keen eyes or pay extra to get closer...More

Thank Alexandre C
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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Alexandre C, Thank you for leaving a review of your trip. We are sorry to hear that you did not have a great time here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Not only do you see lizards and snakes but we also have kangaroos, a wombat,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The animals are great for such a small location. Great seeing all the snakes and kangaroos. Definitely recommend paying a bit more for the picture with the koala. My teenagers loved getting that close to the koalas.More

Thank Howard R
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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

G'day Howard R, Thank you for leaving your feedback and also for visiting us here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Being able to see The Big 5 here in the city is an incredible experience. Also, being able to get up close and personal with these...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely wildlife park in the centre of Sydney. It was easy to see the animals and a lot of them were out and moving about when we were there. The animal talks were good and we got to touch a snake and...More

Thank thoseby
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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey thoseby, Thank you for visiting Wildlife Zoo Sydney. Fantastic to hear that you had an awesome time during your visit. We are also glad to hear that you enjoyed the Animal Talks from our dedicated Keepers and that you got to touch some of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo is quite cute and you see many of the animals close up. It's on the smaller side, which you can expect for being in a city. At 3pm there is a kangaroo walk where they let the kangaroos mingle with you (These kangaroos...More

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Bede C, Front of House Flexi Supervisor at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey khoward67, Thank you for visiting us here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo and leaving us some feedback on your visit. We are located in the middle of Darling Harbour meaning that the size of our zoo is slightly smaller than others you may have visited....More

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Response from Southborolass | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure as we did not get a chance to do this. However if you have more time I would recommend Taronga Zoo instead. The koala encounter there is $25 for up to 4 people and yes you can take your own photos too. The... More
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