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Wild Life Sydney Zoo

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Address: Aquarium Pier Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 9333 9288
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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More than just a zoo, WILD LIFE Sydney features interactive displays,...

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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Was quite surprised how much they had here considering the size of the space. A really good sample of Australian animals. Everyone especially enjoyed seeing the large croc!

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Wild Life Sydney with a group of friends and it was a great experience. Lost of animals to see up close and the guides have so much knowledge and information on all of them. We saw some Tasmanian Devils being fed and they even had a sugar glider which gave us a small demo. Adorable!

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New Zealand
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was quite surprised how much they had here considering the size of the space. A really good sample of Australian animals. Everyone especially enjoyed seeing the large croc!

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This trip to Wildlife, Sydney Zoo was an all day experience which was an amazing journey, walking around with friends and finding out information about different species. It was amazing to take a picture with the koalas. I suggest when you go to bring a camera to take photos . of all the cute animals and different species you can... More 

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Thank Annomance
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Annomance, Thankyou for your wonderful review! We are glad you had such an amazing experience here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. It is great to hear you enjoyed your Koala encounter, which only costs $20 for 1 person and $5 for every person after that, it includes admittance into the Koala enclosure with a knowledgeable zookeeper and a professional photo,... More 

Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We accessed the zoo via a hop-on-hop-off tour boat. This was quite an experience. From the pier you go to a tram-lift that take you to the top of the mountain with spectacular views of the harbor. The Australian specific animals were on the left side of the zoo as we walked downward back to the boat dock. It was... More 

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Thank ccesalias
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Ccesalias, Thankyou for your amazing review and we hope to see you again at Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Kind regards, Lauren More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thankyou very much Sydney zoo had aye awesome time.best birthday present.loved everything keep up the good work.defenitly be visiting again..

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Thank Tekeni
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Tekeni, Thankyou for your fantastic review! We are glad you enjoyed your birthday here at Wildlife Sydney Zoo! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards, Lauren More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been lucky enough to visit Sidney Australia and surrounding areas four times. The harbor trip is fantastic as well as the Aquarium. The city is vibrant and the people very friendly. Although you drive on the other side of the road, it really did not take long to get use to this. The drive up int the Blue... More 

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Thank Linda W
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Linda W, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time in Australia and your visit to Wildlife Sydney Zoo. Kind regards, Lauren More 

Sydney
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91 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Jam packed with so much to see. You could go through the whole zoo in under an hour. There are also talks if you want to extend your visit and learn more. The saltwater crocodile is AMAZING! You can get a super close look through the glass. It's lovely to sit down and have lunch while watching the koalas munch... More 

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Thank netmot
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Netmot, Thankyou for your amazing and informative review! We hope to see you again in the future! Kind regards, Lauren More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lots of great animals to see and fun things to do. The zoo is huge so take a packed lunch if you can.

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Thank Vicky H
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Vicky H, Thankyou for your amazing review! We are happy to hear you had a fun time seeing our unique Australian animals! Kind regards, Lauren More 

Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located close to city center this place provide a quick chance to see Aussie animals and reptiles. Not a lot of Animals however covers all types. ie one Crocodile only

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Thank Kalpage_Perera
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Kalpage_Perera, Thankyou for your review. We are indeed located in the heart of the city with a wide range of unique Australian animals. We have two Freshwater Crocodiles in our Butterfly enclose, and one 4.2m Saltwater Crocodile to see with a new walkthrough tunnel experience where you can come face to face with him! Thanks again. Kind regards, Lauren More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to the zoo to see the duck billed platypus which we did!! All animals seemed in good condition and well looked after. The koalas were so cute and actually awake.

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Thank Len P
Duty_Supervisor, Manager at Wild Life Sydney Zoo, responded to this review

Hi Len P, Thankyou for your great review! We are happy to hear you were able to see our 2 Platypus, and also our Koala's awake which is very rare as they sleep for up to 22 hours a day! We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, Lauren More 

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The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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