Discover all your favourite life-sized, moving and roaring dinosaurs on this thrilling prehistoric adventure

Get ready to ROAR with excitement! The BIGGEST dinosaur event in Sydney is stomping back into Sydney Zoo in Eastern Creek.

Dinosaur Safari will lead you on a prehistoric adventure through Sydney Zoo, where you will discover all your favourite life-size, moving and roaring dinosaurs. With more than double the dinos, this year’s event is steg-o-soaring to new heights! Travel back through time and come face to face with a Triceratops, Velociraptor, the brilliant Brachiosaurus, mighty T-Rex and so much more!

If you look closely, you might even spot similarities between the animals at Sydney Zoo and these ancient creatures: the way they look and move, how they hunt or even how they rear their young.

Dinosaur Safari is FREE with your zoo ticket. Here for a limited time only – check out these incredible prehistoric beasts before they go extinct!

Saturday 6 July — Sunday 21 July, 2024
9am-5pm

FREE with your Sydney Zoo day ticket, Unlimited Pass, Platinum Pass or Membership

Sydney Zoo
700 Great Western Highway, Eastern Creek

HOW TO BOOK

Dinosaur Safari is FREE with your visit. 
Simply purchase a ticket or book a return visit between 6 July – 21 July to check out the roarsome dinosaurs!

Meet the dinosaurs

ANKYLOSAURUS

AUSTRALOVENATOR

BRACHIOSAURUS

CARNOTAURUS

DILOPHOSAURUS

SARCOSUCHUS

SPINOSAURUS

STEGOSAURUS

STYRACOSAURUS

TRICERATOPS

TYRANNOSAURUS REX

VELOCIRAPTOR

PLUS SO MANY MORE, SEE WHO YOU CAN SPOT IN ZOO!

HIGHLIGHTS

DINOSAUR TRAIL

Grab your Safari map and explore the zoo in search of dinosaurs big and small!

 

Follow the footprints and you’ll have no trouble spotting the towering T-Rex or snap a photo inside the jaws of a giant Megalodon.

INTERACTIVE RAPTOR EXPERIENCE

Stop by the amphitheatre to enjoy an interactive experience that will have you roaring with delight as you learn fun dinosaur facts and get up close with the fierce yet fascinating star of the show.

 

Shows run daily on the hour between 10am – 1pm weekdays, and 10am-3pm weekends.

T-RIFFIC GIFTS

Visit the Safari Shop to stock up on some T-riffic gifts!

 

Your little adventurers will be roaring with excitement over the dinosaur showbag, adorable dinosaur water bottles, palaeontologist kits, and so much more!

 

Located on Primate Boulevard.

JURASSIC ROLLERCOASTER

Take a journey back to the age of the dinosaurs on our exhilarating NEW Jurassic Rollercoaster – perfect for the mini thrill-seeker!

All ages. Minimum height 105cm (unaccompanied). $10 per ride.

FAQs

When does Dinosaur Safari run? 
Saturday 6th July 2024 – Sunday 21st July 2024.

What will be on display? 
combination of both animatronic and static dinosaurs will be on display. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience the Jurassic Coaster or try your luck at “Catch a Dino”.

How much is entry?
Standard entry costs to Sydney Zoo apply. If you are an Annual Membership or Unlimited Pass holder, you must pre book your spot via the portal.

Can I still see the dinosaurs if it’s raining?
The zoo will remain open in the rain, and you will still be able to see the dinosaurs.

Where is the Jurassic Coaster located?
In the Sydney Zoo car park on the gravel area. This area is accessible between the elephant and meerkat habitats.

How much is the Jurassic Rollercoaster to ride?
$10 per person, per ride. Infants ride free with a paying adult.

How long does a ride on the Jurassic Rollercoaster last?
Approximately 2 mins.

How do I purchase tickets for the Jurassic Rollercoaster?
Ride tickets are available for purchase online at checkout. Alternatively, see our friendly team member at the ticket booth, located at the gate, next to the Jurassic Rollercoaster.

Are there any height, age or weight restrictions for the Jurassic Rollercoaster?
The Jurassic Rollercoaster is an all-ages ride. Children must be at least 105cm tall to ride without an accompanying person.  There are no weight restrictions, however, we ask to use self-awareness when purchasing tickets.

How many people can ride the Jurassic Rollercoaster at one time?
The Jurassic Rollercoaster allows for 18 people to ride concurrently. All riders must be seated at all times while the ride is operating.

Can I get a souvenir photo from the Jurassic Rollercoaster?
You are welcome to take photos from outside the fenced area whilst the Jurassic Rollercoaster is in motion, however, there are no souvenir photos for sale.

Where are the Teacups ride located?
In the Sydney Zoo car park on the gravel area. This area is accessible between the elephant and meerkat habitats.

How much does the Teacups ride cost?
$8 per person, per ride.

How do I purchase tickets for the Teacups ride?
See our friendly team member at the ticket booth, located at the gate, next to the Teacups ride.

Are there any height, age or weight restrictions for the Teacups ride?
No, there are no height, age or weight restrictions.

Can I ride the Jurassic Rollercoaster or Teacups if it is raining?
The rides are in an uncovered outdoor area. If it does rain, we may need to temporarily close the rides.

Where is the “Catch a Dino” game located?
In the Sydney Zoo car park on the gravel area. This area is accessible between the elephant and meerkat habitats.

How much does the “Catch a Dino” cost to play?
1 game is $6, 3 games are $14, ad 6 games are $25.

How do I purchase a ticket to play “Catch a Dino”?
See our friendly team member at the ticket booth, located at the gate, next to the “Catch a Dino” game.

Is the “Catch a Dino” game cash only?
If you purchase game tickets from the ticket booth you can pay via cash or EFTPOS. If you purchase game tickets from the stand itself, it will be cash only.

What can I win from the “Catch a Dino” game?
Standard sideshow game prizes and plush toys of various sizes.

Can I touch the Dinosaur Safari displays?
No, the dinosaurs are very sensitive and cannot be touched.

Can I climb on the dinosaurs for a photo?
No, this is very dangerous, and you may damage the display, however there will be an immersive experience in the amphitheater which will allow you to get up close with a Raptor.

Are there any themed retail items for purchase?
Yes, dinosaur merchandise will be available from our gift shop located at the Zoo exit. Dinosaur show bags will also be available.

Where is the smoking area?
The smoking area is on the right-hand side of the retail shop outside of the Zoo, near the bike racks.

Will there be anything happening in the amphitheater?
Yes, there will be an interactive Raptor experience.

What time does the Interactive Raptor Experience happen? 
On weekdays, the Interactive Raptor Experience will happen hourly from 10am to 1pm with the last show finishing by 1.30pm.
On weekends, the Interactive Raptor Experience will happen hourly from 10am to 3pm with the last show finishing by 3.30pm.

Do I need to book a time slot for the Interactive Raptor Experience ? 
No, the experience will operate on a first come, first served basis. Queuing will take place at the amphitheater.

Do I need to book a time slot for the Interactive Raptor Experience? 
No, the experience will operate on a first come, first served basis. Queuing will take place at the amphitheater.

How long does the Interactive Raptor Experience last?
The experience will last for approximately 25 minutes

Will the Interactive Raptor Experience go ahead if it is raining?   
The experience is in an uncovered outdoor area. In the event of heavy rain, we may need to cancel some shows.

Is there be the opportunity for a photo with the Raptor during the Interactive Raptor Experience?
Yes, there will be an opportunity during the show for children to come forward and have their photo taken with the raptor.

How many dinosaurs are in the zoo?
We have 25 life sized dinosaurs placed across the zoo.

BOOK NOW BEFORE THEY GO EXTINCT!

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