Behind the Scenes at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Darling Harbour, Sydney

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  • Intimate behind the scenes tour escorted by a Keeper
  • Meet the animal residents of WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Visit our working food-prep kitchens

Experience an exclusive and intimate Behind the Scenes guided tour at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo! Not only will you go behind the scenes but you will also visit our working food-prep kitchens to gain a complete insight into the daily working life of a Keeper.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Entrance to WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo
  • Cuddle up next to a koala for a Koala Encounter (includes photo)
  • Only 6 guests per tour. Bookings required 24 hours in advance

Have you ever wanted to know what happens in NO PUBLIC ACCESS areas? We offer the chance to get up close and personal to some scaly and furry creatures as well as the buzz of a private tour of our behind the scenes areas.

Meet our Australian residents including our Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo and cuddle up next to a koala for a magical photographic moment.

You will have the unique chance to go into our reptile rooms and even get up close to meet and greet a lizard and snake if you dare. You'll get a glimpse of the weird and wonderful life of our creepy crawlies - holding a large stick insect and you might even get the chance to feed our spiders!

On the Day

Session Length

  • WILD LIFE Sydney is open 7 days per week from 9:30am
  • 90 minute tour

Numbers on the Day

Minimum of 1 and maximum of 5 per guide. 

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  • Adult: 16 years old+
  • Child: 4 to 15 years old