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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 9288
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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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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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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Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced and crowded. Much prefer the Featherdale Wildlife Park. Even charged to take photo with koala. Maybe ok with small kids.More

1  Thank Grandna W
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2016

Hello Grandna W, I am sorry to hear that you were not totally satisfied with your visit to our attraction. While we are not as large as some other animal attractions in Sydney, we do pride ourselves on what we are able to offer our...More

Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Not as good as some of the other zoo's I've visited but it has the Aussie wildlife you want to see. Wanted to hold the Koala for a photo but you can't in NSW then was told they no longer do photos with snakes so...More

1  Thank thrillseeker2016
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2016

Hello there thrillseeker2016, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and offer us your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that you did not leave our attraction feeling overly satisfied with your visit however I am glad that you understand the...More

Reviewed April 21, 2016

We went in as three adults and 2 children just to see the local wildlife. The ticket charges were too high and there is no concession for family or if we do two or more attractions together. It is a small zoo and can be...More

1  Thank vgkish
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2016

Hi there vgkish, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. While we are not the biggest animal attraction in Sydney we are the perfect stop for travellers in a hurry or young families who need to be home for a nap....More

Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

The habitats were ecologically accurate, kangaroo walk about was yo close and personal, koala exhibit fantastic; would highly recommend spending an extra $25 to enter the enclosure and get close up pictures with the koalas. Staff very knowledgeable and helpful.More

Thank beambear
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2016

Hi there, We are happy to hear you had a great time at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. All of our keepers love to talk about our animals and help you to know them better as well. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Wild...More

Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this attraction on a rainy day as we wanted a taste of Australian wildlife without a full day zoo experience. We really enjoyed the attraction including the koalas, crocodile, kangaroos!More

Thank sgnjadb
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2016

Hi sgnjadb, We are happy to hear you had a great time at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. As we specialise in Australian native animals you can experience the outback of Australia in darling harbour. We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Wild Life Sydney...More

Reviewed April 12, 2016

We have visited wildlife parks in other states and NZ and this is just about average, not a lot of interaction with animals as most of them are behind glass (Koala and Kangaroo the exception.More

Thank maryanddave2015
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2016

Hi maryanddave2015, Thank you for taking the time to review Wild Life Sydney Zoo. We are sorry to hear you expectations of our zoo are average. We have many wonderful animals here and always look out for their health and well being. We hope to...More

Reviewed April 11, 2016

Funniest thing for me was seeing a snappy resident (the crocodile) who once lived down the road in Darwin at the Daly River. The whole lay out was great the wombat was a bit shy, the butterflies were beautiful, the creepy crawly critters were heaps...More

Thank Deanne K
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2016

Hi Deanne, We are delighted to hear you had a great time at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Rex our big saltwater crocodile is great to see and some of our animals do get a bit of stage fright among so many visitors. All of our...More

Reviewed April 11, 2016

I visited this place earlier today and discovered that i had underestimated it for a long time. My girlfriend and i went to the aquarium about a year ago and have been a little iffy about visiting this wild life zoo for a while because...More

1  Thank Red J
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2016

Hi Red, We are happy to hear you had a great time at Wild Life Sydney Zoo. The facility can look very deceiving from the outside but we can assure is quite spacious and full of iconic Australian wild life. We take all enquiries regarding...More

Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

I brought a combo package for 4 of the attraction sites which included the Sydney zoo so I went. It was a nice visit but I would not have gotten out of my way to see it otherwise. It's a very small zoo and nothing...More

Thank Lily C
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2016

Hi Lily, We are sorry to hear that you did not have the greatest time at Wild Life Sydney.While we are not as large as other animal attractions in Sydney we are unique that we have a fantastic and convenient location in the middle of...More

Reviewed April 9, 2016

If you don't stay too long in Sydney and you want too see kangaroos, wallabies and koalas in a short time this is the place. It's pretty mediocre but enough to take a couple of photos. There are other animals of course and a huge...More

Thank rubsamo
Duty_Supervisor, Office Administrator at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2016

Hi rubsamo, Thank you for taking the time to review Wild Life Sydney Zoo. We have many iconic Australian native animals including billbies, bats, Tasmanian devils, a wombat and a few more. We do appreciate your feedback though. Kind regards, Sophie B.

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giraffez
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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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