An Aboriginal guide takes you on a 90-minute discovery tour of the Taronga Zoo, where you can see all of Australia's unique wildlife and hear Aboriginal stories about nature and animals and discover parts of Australia's important cultural heritage.
What to Expect
Developed together with the indigenous community and led by an Aboriginal guide, this tour lets you experience personal stories of the Aboriginals and discover their important connections to the land, animals, and nature. Nura Diya means “this country or camp,” and this tour is a great way to uncover the best of Australia.
See Australia's amazing native animals in a new light, as you learn about the connections between flora and fauna. Listen to Aboriginal stories about the creation of the creatures and the landscape. Learn the centuries-old traditional uses of plants for food, tools, and medicine. Enjoy interactive experiences with unique Australian wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, wallabies, and a vast array of Australia's beautiful native wetland birds.
This discovery tour is perfect if you want to see Australia's wonderful wildlife up-close and also want to learn more about Australia's important cultural heritage.
- Small personalised group fully escorted by Aboriginal guides
- Great photographic opportunities with native birds and animals
- Morning tea and all day Zoo access included
- Sky Safari cable car access (weather permitting)
- Discover why Taronga is known as "The Zoo with a view"
What's Not Included
- Parking, transportation, food and, beverages (other than those specified)
Know Before You Go
Advance bookings required. No refunds or cancellations are available on tours once confirmed and payment made. You may change the date and time with a minimum of 72 hours notice. Tours are subject to availability.
You are advised to wear comfortable walking footwear suitable for all weather conditions and steep terrain. This tour is suitable for all ages.
Tour departs from the Taronga Information Desk in the main entrance at 9:45. Please be at the departure point by 9:35.