WILD LIFE Sydney (formerly called Sydney Wildlife Park), winner of the Australian Tourism Best family-focused tourism award in 2007, opened in 2006. Located on the east shore of Darling Harbour right next to Sydney Aquarium and Madame Tussauds wax museum makes it easy to visit both attractions.
The WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is great fun for the entire family. Learn about Australian wildlife as you stroll along the one kilometre walkway and explore the many exciting exhibits. The exhibits are representive of a variety of Australian habitats, regions and species. Witness Australia's largest snake, enjoy the colourful splendour of butterflies in the Butterfly Tropics, see cute koalas at Gum Tree Valley, or get your picture taken with one at Koala Encounters. Be sure to smile at Rex (see picture below), the giant Saltwater Crocodile in Kakadu Gorge. Get yourself a little lost in the Daintree Rainforest, home to the huge Southern Cassowary — the most dangerous bird on the planet (if provoked). Hop back in time with the wallabies and wombats of Wallaby Cliffs and visit the Kangaroo Walk-About to stroll amongst the kangaroos and wallabies. Later, you can feasts your eyes on the wonderful world after dark at Nightfall.
In addition to the above you will find interactive hands-on displays. With its wide variety of unique and legendary Australian animals, WILD LIFE Sydney is great fun and also educational for the whole family. Don't forget to bring your camera!
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: WILD LIFE Sydney ZooFee: Yes.
Hours may be subject to change. Please verify on the official website.
- Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Sunday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
1-5 Wheat Rd
Darling Harbour New South Wales 2000
Joanna L. Feb-25-2020
Koala koala koala. It is here I discovered my spirit animal. Koalas spend 90% of their life sleeping, the other 10% eating Eucalyptus tree leaves. If that... Read More
Laurie V. Jan-16-2023
Much like the aquarium, this is kind of an average attraction. The zoo is small, but the animals are cute. I worry that their enclosures aren't big enough... Read More
Adrianna P. Dec-02-2019
WILD Life is perfect for the little ones. I would not consider this a "zoo". It takes about an hour to get through the entire exhibit. If you have babies... Read More
Accommodations near WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo:
|Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Light Rail||L1 - Pyrmont Bay or L2 - Town Hall||10 minutes|
|T1, T2, T3 or T4||Town Hall||10 minutes|
|Ferry||Darling Harbour Aquarium Wharf||1 minute|
How to get to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo by
By Light Rail L1: Exit at Pyrmont Bay and cross Murray Street and walk across the Pyrmont Bay Bridge. WILD LIFE Sydney is on the harbourfront just north of the east end of the bridge on the far side of the Aquarium.
By Train or Light Rail L2: From Town Hall Station walk north to Druit Street and proceed west watching for the pedestrian ramp off to your right. Follow the ramp to the harbourside and go left (south) along the harbour.
You can also get to WILD LIFE Sydney via pedestrian ramps from either Market or King Street.
By Ferry: Take a Darling Harbour Ferry from Circular Quary Wharf 5.
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