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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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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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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This "zoo" is entirely inside and as such if it is a rainy day it is a good place to visit. If the sun is shining there is no reason whatsoever to be here. If you want to cuddle with the koalas be prepared to...More

Thank Reslimpan
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Hi there Reslimpan, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your visit. We are a great activity on a raining day with most of our attraction keeping our guests nice and dry indoors with visibility of the animals from behind large...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016

The attraction is a MUST while traveling Sydney! A great way to experience wild life without leaving the city.

Thank GrinTwinZ
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2016

Thanks for the great review GrinTwinZ! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us ad I hope we might be seeing you again soon. Kindest regards, Kylie Hackshall

Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Very small and average compared to the splendid taronga zoo.But if you are short of time,you can combine it with the other attractions to get a feel of Australia 's wildlife like koalas and kangaroos.More

Thank rampriya2000
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hello rampriya2000, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your visit. We may not be the biggest animal attraction in Sydney but we do have an awesome variety of native Australian animal species; kangaroos, koalas, bilbies, Tasmanian devils, butterflies, spiders and...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016

The Sydney package including multiple attractions is great value. Sydney Zoo was our favorite of the bunch! All of the animal keepers were super friendly and happy to chat about their "babies" lol. MUST SEE THE ECHIDNA TONKA!! He is the star of the show......More

Thank STNP
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Thank you very much for the brilliant review and shout out to Tonka and the Keepers! I hope we will be seeing you again on another Australia trip soon. Kindest regards, Kylie Hackshall

Reviewed 26 May 2016

Suggest the 3 in 1 package with Madame Tussauds & the Sydney Aquarium, (all right there!) Best bargain is the 5 in 1 package which also includes the Sydney Eye & Manley Beach Wildlife Centre.More

Thank Karen N
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hi there Mikesgirl! Thanks for the sort and sweet review! The combination packages are a fantastic deal and great activity to fill in your day in Sydney or spread it out over a few weeks; the tickets to your remaining attractions are valid for 30...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

A great way to get up close to the animals , the keepers are well informed about the animals in there care I particularly liked the croc Rex and the koala talk , my teenage children are now talking animal career paths . Thanks Wild...More

Thank Grason62
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hello Grason62, Thank you very much for taking the time to post some feedback about your visit! Our keepers are always happy to chat to the younger crowd about Zoo Keeping as a career and how they themselves have made it to the awesome WILD...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

My husband and I had a lot of fun at this zoo. This zoo specialises in native Australian animals which is really cool. We arrived in time for the Wombat talk which was quite insightful. My favourite animals were the kangaroos and it was great...More

Thank Olivia M
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hello Olivia! Thanks for taking the time to share your post with us and the Trip Advisor community! It is great to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your time with us and I hope we will be seeing you again soon. Tip for...More

Reviewed 20 May 2016

We spent a half day looking around the zoo although it is compact it has all the animal that a unique to Australia, the talks given by the rangers are very informative. I was lucky enough to be around when they did the koala weekly...More

Thank Susan H
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Hello Susan! Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review of your time with us. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and were here to see our koala weekly weighing happen. Thank you also for mentioning...More

Reviewed 19 May 2016

It was my first visit in Sydney. My family and visited wild life. It liked all of them too much. Thank you very much.

Thank ruzena2012
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Thank you for your short but sweet review ruzena2012! It is great to hear that we could be apart of your first visit to Sydney and I hope you will be back many times more! Kindest regards, Kylie

Reviewed 18 May 2016

My family first time visited Australia and excited to see the places where these attractions are so popular and they really enjoyed it..

Thank priya3031
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Hi priya3031! Thank you for posting your sweet review! I am so pleased to hear that your family have enjoyed their first trip to Australia and I am honoured that WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo could be a part of it. kindest regrads, Kylie

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Mayumi U
4 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
25 December 2016|
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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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