Sydney Zoo set to open on 7 December with family passes from $99

November 25, 2019

Sydney Zoo is pleased to announce its much-anticipated opening date of Saturday 7 December and reveal its value for money grand opening ticket prices.

Sydney Zoo is a new world class zoo that will provide families of Western Sydney with a major attraction unlike any other in Australia. The zoo will be the home to all your favourite exotic and native animals, Australia’s largest Reptile and Nocturnal house, Sydney’s only zoo and aquarium all in one, and has been designed with no hills or steps, making it perfect for wheelchairs and prams.

Sydney Zoo’s Managing Director, Jake Burgess says he is excited to welcome an estimated one million visitors to the zoo per year and is happy to be opening just in time for the summer holidays.

Burgess said: “Sydney Zoo will welcome guests from 7 December. It is an exciting time for the future of Western Sydney where families can expect an incredible day getting closer than ever before to some of the world’s most iconic animals at an affordable price.”   

“We want everyone to have a great experience, so we have opted to sell our grand opening tickets and memberships online only and in session times to manage capacity. A day at Sydney Zoo will be great value for money, including free parking, keepers talks and shows, along with a variety of high-quality food and beverage options at competitive prices.”

“The only way to purchase tickets and access the zoo is online at, act quickly to avoid missing out on an unforgettable time at Sydney Zoo.” Burgess concluded.

The Hon Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Western Sydney says he is excited for the people of Western Sydney to visit the region’s newest attraction, and he’s proud that Sydney Zoo is committed to both animal welfare and delivering an unrivaled guest experience for locals and tourists alike.

“Sydney Zoo is a real asset for the local community, and another reason to make a day or a weekend of a visit to Western Sydney. We believe that the experiences it delivers will bring people together and it will quickly become a much-loved destination for the people of Western Sydney.”

Grand Opening online ticket prices:

  • Family (2 adults and 2 children): $99.99
  • Adult: $39.99
  • Concession: $29.99
  • Child (3-15): $19.99
  • FREE 2 years and under


  •  Adult (1 adult and 2 children): $9.99 per month or $99 per year when you pay upfront

Member benefits:

  • Unlimited access to the zoo
  • FREE car parking
  • No admission fees
  • 10% off food, beverages and at the zoo shop
  • Exclusive access and offers to events throughout the year.
  • 20% off entry into Raging Waters Sydney
  • 10% off entry to Singapore Zoo
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