Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo 2019

Vivid Sydney’s wildest precinct Lights for the Wild is back and bigger than ever! But hurry, spaces for this spectacular event are limited with some sessions already sold out! Book today so you don’t miss out!

Stand with us and become a Light for the Wild

Lights for the Wild at Taronga Zoo Sydney backed by American Express is back! Running from 24 May–15 June, your journey begins at Taronga’s heritage-listed main entrance—brought to life with our dazzling and moving animal projection show. Walk through the gates and explore the illuminated trail that winds through the stunning grounds of Taronga Zoo Sydney, showcasing new awe-inspiring giant multimedia light sculptures: meet the magnificent Sumatran Tiger and her new gorgeous tiger cubs, a fearsome pride of Lions and a Koala set against the spectacular Sydney Harbour awash in Vivid lights. Back this year is also the brightly coloured Marine Turtle, a swarm of tiny buzzing bees and our larger-than-life gorilla family – plus a whole cast of other captivating creatures that will sparkle in the night. Take time out and alight into the Taronga Centenary Theatre to see a multi-award winning animated short film favourite, reimagined as an amazing 270-degree cinema experience.

This year each of our incredible installations and light sculptures tell a fascinating story about our wildlife conservation. At Taronga we believe in a world where wild species make a comeback. Where the wild remains wild, and one day the balance is restored. Stand with us at Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo to become a wildlife champion and be a Light for the Wild.

As part of Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo, there are also a limited number of American Express Sky Pass tickets. American Express Sky Pass holders will have access to the Taronga Zoo Sky Safari at night to view the zoo from above and get a unique perspective of Vivid Sydney.

Lights for the Wild at Taronga Zoo operates Wednesday-Sunday as well as Public holiday Monday 10 June. But hurry, spaces for this spectacular event are limited with some sessions already sold out! Book today so you don’t miss out!

If you are an American Express Card Member, enter the code ‘AMEX’ when selecting your tickets and pay with your American Express card to receive 10% off all admission ticketsT&C’s apply.

Taronga Zoo is not for profit. All ticket proceeds go directly back to work in conservation and wildlife care.

Dinner at The View

Epicure is lighting up The View Restaurant in celebration of Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo! Pre-book your dinner at The View Restaurant, located in grounds of Taronga Zoo, with one of the best views of the city.

Need to know:

  • Two sessions available each night: 6.00pm – 7.30pm or 8.00pm – 9.15pm
  • Includes Main and Dessert
  • Prices vary depending on the night you wish to book
  • Wednesdays – Saturdays: Adult $48, Child $19 inc. GST
  • Sundays: Adult $55, Child $21 inc. GST
  • Public Holiday: Adult $60.00, Child $25.00 inc. GST

Getting There

Taronga Zoo is easily accessible by bus or ferry with services running regularly on weekdays and weekends. Buses to Spit Junction, Mosman run frequently, from there you can change for another bus to the Zoo’s main entrance. Ferries between Circular Quay and Taronga Zoo will run frequently during the festival however services will be very busy so have a back-up plan in mind. Visit transportnsw.info to plan your trip.

Qantas Holidays 

now have packages available to Vivid Sydney at Taronga Zoo. Packages include zoo admission and accommodation. Find out more. 

For more information head to taronga.org.au/sydney-zoo/vividsydney

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