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  •  Multi-Day Tours
  •  Sydney
  •  Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Zoo Sydney Overnight Experience with Treetop Suite Twin/Double Share

Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Zoo Sydney Overnight Experience with Treetop Suite Twin/Double Share

  • Sydney
  • English
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. One night accommodation in Treetop Suites
  • 2. Sanctuary tour
  • 3. Three course dinner at Me-Gal restaurant
  • 4. Morning tour before the Zoo opens
  • 5. Hot buffet breakfast
  • 6. Complimentary access to Taronga Zoo Sydney
  • 7. Complimentary WiFi
  • 8. Complimentary on-site parking
From AUD
$1303.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. One night accommodation in Treetop Suites
  • 2. Sanctuary tour
  • 3. Three course dinner at Me-Gal restaurant
  • 4. Morning tour before the Zoo opens
  • 5. Hot buffet breakfast
  • 6. Complimentary access to Taronga Zoo Sydney
  • 7. Complimentary WiFi
  • 8. Complimentary on-site parking

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
  • 5. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to rides / shows / encounters / experiences / photo packages) that are not included in the standard admission. All optional extra items are at own expense.
Destination Sydney
Address 2 Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088
How to get there ● By Car
Located approximately 22km north of Sydney Airport, takes about 40 minutes; approximately 12km north of Sydney Central, takes about 25 minutes.
- [Free] Onsite parking available

● By Public Transport
- From Sydney Airport
From the Sydney Airport terminal station, catch the train to Circular Quay then hop on the Taronga Zoo ferry. The ferry ride takes 12 minutes. The connecting 238 bus will be waiting to take you up the hill to the Zoo. The Wildlife Retreat entrance is a 100 metre walk downhill from the Taronga Zoo bus stop.

- From the City
By Ferry: Catch the Taronga Zoo ferry from Circular Quay then hop on the 238 bus up the hill to the Zoo. The Wildlife Retreat entrance is a 100 metre walk downhill from the Taronga Zoo bus stop.

By Bus: From Central, Town Hall or Wynyard trains stations in central Sydney, catch the red M30 Metro Bus all the way to Taronga Zoo. The bus leaves for Taronga every 10 - 15 minutes.

- Please check the Transport NSW timetables (https://transportnsw.info/) for more details to plan your trip.
What to bring/wear ● Small overnight bag with personal towel & toiletries. No toothbrush, toothpaste, or slippers provided
● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Check in at 14:00; Check out at 10:00

● A valid credit card and photo identification matching the name on your reservation is required to check in to the Wildlife Retreat.

● Wildlife Retreat at Taronga is a non-smoking property.

● Guests are required at all times to behave in a manner consistent with Taronga's Animal Welfare Charter. Children must be supervised at all times within the Wildlife Retreat.

Child Policy
● Infants are free of charge. Cots can be provided at no cost. No food and beverage is provided. Guests can supply their own meals for infants or meals can be purchased at an additional cost
● Child rates are for 4-17 year olds sharing a room with adults, using existing bedding. These rates include children's meals for dinner and breakfast.
● Child ages must be provided at time of booking.

Amenities
● Open plan ensuite with shower
● Sustainable amenities with no single-use plastics
● Air-conditioning and heating
● Elegant custom furniture
● Tablet-based guest e-compendium
● Flat screen TV
● Complimentary tea & coffee
● Kettle
● Hairdryer
● Iron
● Safe

Room Configuration
● Treetop Suite with one King size bed only, sofa bed is available on request and subject to availability.
● Twin/Double room = two (2) people sharing a room. "Per Person" Rate is based on occupancy of either 2 Adults OR 1 Adult and 1 Child.
● Treetop Suite sleeps a maximum of 2 adults and 2 child.
● Interconnecting rooms available on request and subject to availability.

2 Overview

Welcome to the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga on Cammeraigal country, an immersive, overnight experience like no other.

Nestled amongst the natural landscape of Taronga Zoo Sydney, thoughtfully curated designer rooms allow you to overlook bushland, come eye-to-eye with animals or gaze across stunning Sydney Harbour.

It's a peaceful, relaxing experience that connects guests with native Australian wildlife and forms an integral part of Taronga's vision to achieve a shared future for people and wildlife.

Your itinerary takes you inside the unique eco-retreat's facilities and includes exclusive tours within Taronga Zoo Sydney. Revenue from the Retreat supports Taronga's important animal conservation programs.

Wildlife Retreat at Taronga Zoo Sydney Overnight Experience with Treetop Suite Twin/Double Share

 

Your time at the Wildlife Retreat includes a range of guided tours, including one through 'The Sanctuary', a precinct exclusive to guests of the Wildlife Retreat, while another explores surrounding exhibits within Taronga Zoo Sydney. Both feature up-close wildlife experiences.

 

Inclusions:
  • Overnight accommodation in Treetop Suite, experience the ultimate in comfort with the Treetop Suites. The most spacious rooms in the retreat, each suite features panoramic views and an open-plan ensuite with bathtub.
  • An afternoon tour on the Sanctuary, the Australian native wildlife habitat at the centre of the Wildlife Retreat home to Koalas, Wallabies, Echidnas and other unique Australian species
  • A three-course dinner at on-site restaurant, Me-Gal, exclusive to guests of the Retreat. Me-Gal boasts breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour
  • Bufffet breakfast at Me-Gal restaurant
  • A morning tour of the Zoo exploring the Wollemi Aviary with rare and endangered native Australian birds, meeting the Red Kangaroos, Australia's largest roo, and the endangered Tasmanian Devils
  • Complimentary access to the Zoo for the duration of your stay
  • Free parking at the Main Visitor Carpark

 

 

The Experience 

Check in: from 14:00

Check in to the Retreat from 2pm, arriving at the Wildlife Retreat entrance on Bradleys Head Road in Mosman, just down the hill from the main entrance to the Zoo.

 

* If arriving by car, you'll be greeted by staff who will take your care of your bags while you park your car in the main Visitor Carpark (100 metres up the hill).

 

* If you are arriving by Sky Safari, make your way to the lower entrance to Sky Safari and let the attendant know that you are a guest of the Wildlife Retreat. Once you arrive at the top of the Zoo, one of the friendly staff or volunteers will be able to direct you to the Wildlife Retreat.

 

Afternoon Sanctuary Tour: from 15:30

'The Sanctuary' is a thoughtfully designed habitat that is home to native Australian species: Koalas, Tammar Wallabies, Rufus Bettongs, Potoroos and Pademelons. You'll likely meet Robbie, a 30-year-old Echidna, as he ambles up the central pathway and you may need to dodge a Wallaby hopping across the habitat.

 

Tours are led by experienced guides and keepers who share their detailed knowledge of the animals and the extensive conservation work carried out by Taronga to preserve their precious wildlife.

 

Your tour will let you get up close to unique Australian animals, hear fascinating stories all whilst deepening your connection to Cammeraigal country.

 

The Reception team will organise a tour time for you.

 

Details

  • Afternoon guided tours generally begin at 15:30
  • Duration: 30 - 45 minutes
  • Multiple tours run each afternoon to accommodate all guests
  • Guided experience, leaves from the N'gurra Lounge
  • Comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen are recommended
  • The Sanctuary tour is completely wheelchair accessible

 

Dinner at Me-Gal Restaurant: from 18:30

Dinner is served at the Me-Gal restaurant - Cammeraigal word for 'tears' which evokes the saltwater harbour.

 

Experience an exciting modern Australian menu serving native ingredients and sustainably sourced local produce. A three-course dinner of your choice from the a la carte menu is included as part of your Retreat experience and there are generally two evening sittings.

 

Details

  • Extensive beverage menu and selection from a carefully curated wine list also available to purchase at an additional cost
  • While the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga does not stipulate a dress code, smart casual wear is recommended for dinner at Me-Gal restaurant

 

After dinner: unwind in the N' Gurra Lounge

Enjoy an after-dinner drink in the N'gurra Lounge and relax around the central 'campfire' as you soak up the sparkling city views.

 

Listen close in the quiet of the evening as the animals snuffle and walk amongst the bushes, birds fill the sky with song and koalas chew lazily in the treetops.

 

Buffet breakfast with a view: 07:00 - 10:00

Served at Me-Gal Restaurant. Hot and cold buffet breakfast offers an array of delicious items and importantly focuses on free range and sustainably sourced produce. Enjoy the locally inspired jams and condiments, and in-house made pastries.

 

Morning tours: from 07:15

Join the guides for a morning tour of the Zoo and enjoy the early-morning atmosphere before it opens to the public. You'll wander through the Wollemi Aviary which is home to rare and endangered native Australian birds, you'll meet the resident Red Kangaroos, Australia's largest roo, and pop in to see the endangered Tasmanian devils.

 

The Reception team will organise a tour time for you upon check-in.

 

Details

  • Duration: 30 - 45 minutes
  • Guided experience, leaves from the N'gurra Lounge
  • Multiple tours run each morning to accommodate all guests
  • Comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen are recommended

  

Check out: 10:00

If you're spending time in the Zoo, you can leave your luggage with Reception.

 

* You will need to validate your parking ticket at Reception when you check out.

 

Free time: explore the Zoo with complimentary tickets

Spend the day exploring the Zoo with complimentary passes. Meet over 4,000 animals of 350 species, sit in on over 20 keeper talks, take in the QBE Free Flight Bird Show or Seals For the Wild.

 

Don't miss the South American Capybaras, Asian Elephants, Giraffe and more. If you venture into the Zoo early, you'll also likely catch the Tiger cubs when they're most active located in the Tiger Trek. There are lots to see at Taronga Zoo Sydney including daily free activities, keeper talks and shows!

 

Details

  • Speak to Front Desk staff to arrange
  • Luggage storage available
  • Comfortable shoes, a hat and sunscreen are recommended

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 21 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 20 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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