Experience the Wonders of Wildlife

Sydney is home to a variety of attractions and landmarks that cater to people of all ages, and the new Sydney Zoo in Eastern Creek is no exception.

Opened in December 2019, this marvellous new zoo has quickly become one of the most popular destinations for people who are looking to connect with nature and make lasting memories with friends, family and grandkids. With its emphasis on accessibility, close-up animal encounters, and an impressive collection of over 4,000 animals, Sydney Zoo offers an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Sydney’s Newest Zoo

The sheer variety of animals at the new Sydney Zoo is truly phenomenal. Home to animals from all corners of the globe, visitors can embark on a global safari without leaving the country. Take a stroll down the African Boardwalk where you’ll see scenes from the savannah in the remarkable mixed-species habitats, wander down the leafy Primate Boulevard, and be mesmerised by the animals of south-east Asia. Get closer to all your favourite Australian natives in the beautiful open-range Australian precinct, where kangaroos and wallabies hop freely around the meandering pathways.

Sydney Zoo is also the only combined zoo and aquarium in NSW and boasts the largest Reptile & Nocturnal House in the world!

Visitors will find themselves captivated by the sights and sounds of the zoo, as they wander through precincts carefully designed to replicate the animal’s natural environment. Whether it’s the African Savannah, the Asian rainforest, or the Australian outback, Sydney Zoo offers something for everyone.

Indigenous Culture

The zoo celebrates and acknowledges the history of Aboriginal culture, specifically honouring the Darug people of the land on which Sydney Zoo was built, showcasing the Bungarribee Dreaming experience. The Bungarribee Dreaming experience offers a unique, integrated, and natural heritage program with Aboriginal guides who share their culture with you.

The Bungarribee Dreaming experience was built with Darug elders and as you take a journey through the zoos Australia precinct you will be immersed in cultural knowledge with the guides sharing the history of totems, song lines, tools and language with a focus on our native animals, explaining how animals were hunted, used and respected in traditional culture.


Recognising the importance of ensuring that everyone can enjoy the wonders of the animal kingdom, the zoo was designed specifically with no hills or steps. With ample seating areas and shaded rest stops strategically placed throughout the zoo, visitors can take a leisurely stroll and appreciate the breathtaking surroundings at their own pace. Mobility scooters and wheelchair-accessible facilities are also available, providing convenience and comfort to those who require assistance.

Close-Up Animal Encounters

Sydney Zoo also offers once-in-a-lifetime close-up animal encounters that are bound to create cherished memories. Boasting more animal encounters than any other zoo in Sydney, the zoo provides numerous options for visitors to get up close and personal with their favourite species. From feeding giraffes to meeting meerkats, these up-close experiences will leave you in awe. These intimate encounters not only foster a deeper appreciation for wildlife but also provide a chance to create lasting memories and share stories for years to come.

Special Group Packages

With exciting group packages tailored specifically for senior groups, you can now embark on a wild adventure like never before. Designed to cater to your every need, these packages offer an extraordinary day filled with discounted entry, delectable food and beverage options, and even up-close animal encounters. Find out more here.


Sydney Zoo is located at 700 Great Western Highway in Eastern Creek NSW and is the easiest zoo to get to in Sydney. With excellent access to the M4 and M7, the zoo is only 40 minutes from the CBD with public transport available from Blacktown and Mt Druitt station.

Courtesy Sydney Zoo

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