...we had asked you to look after our VIPs – you certainly went over and above in doing that.

Everyone enjoyed themselves and were very complimentary of the dinner and venue.

Thank you for helping to make our event a success!

...the team were so professional, went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of...

...it would not have happened if it wasn’t for you and the amazing events staff.

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

Go wild with your next event or function at our amazing zoo venue

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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is the zoo in the heart of the city, with the most memorable and hands‐on Aussie animal experiences available.

Located on the water’s edge of Darling Harbour, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers your guests an unforgettable experience that's genuinely distinct from other function venues - there's no other venue like it!


From the tropics to the outback

Enjoy cocktails next to wallabies and kangaroos in an authentic outback setting, or an open-air event on the stunning Koala Rooftop, with up-close koala encounters, and the perfect spot to enjoy the famous Darling Harbour fireworks! 

Event Spaces and Capacities

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo is set around Australia's amazing habitats, meaning your guests can roam from the outback to the tropics with a glass of wine or beer in hand.


Room Name Banquet Capacity Cocktail Capacity
Kangaroo Walk-About 70 100
Kakadu Deck 40 70
Kangaroo Walk-About (internal) 70 170
Koala Rooftop 60 80


Full Venue

The entire attraction can aslo be hired for larger functions, such as private parties, cocktail events, Christmas parties and family days.

  • Full venue cocktail party or social function - 600 guests
  • Full venue family day - 3,000 guests

Something Else?

If you have a specific requirement for your event at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo that's not described above, one of our events team will be happy to discuss your requirements and put together a package to meet your needs.


Extras and Add Ons

  • Cocktails on arrival
  • Event photography (in house or external)
  • Animal Talks by Wild Life Keepers
  • Interactive Tours

Audio Visuals


  • Speakers & Microphone

Photo Booth



  • Unlimited prints
  • Photo booth attendant
  • Props for fun pictures


Roaming Animals


  • First hour of your event
  • Koala
  • Reptiles (Lizard and Snake)
  • Keeper/s

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Koala Rooftop is the perfect outback setting for your company's Christmas party. Family day events are amazing opportunities for the whole family to encounter some of the most loved, feared and unique Australian animals here at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. Check out these event ideas for yourself below!