Wild Life Sydney Zoo
Unique Venue Hire

Darling Harbour, 2000
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ABOUT Wild Life Sydney Zoo
Unique Venue Hire

At Wild Life Sydney Zoo event guests will enjoy an amazing animal adventure as they journey into Australia's most famous locations. Walk through iconic Aussie habitats and encounter some of the most loved and feared animals that call Australia home.

Located on the water’s edge of Darling Harbour, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo offers your guests an unforgettable event experience that's genuinely distinct from other function venues.

Our unique event & function venues allow guests to enjoy cocktails in the heart of the Australian Outback (without leaving the CBD) amongst our mob of friendly kangaroos and wallabies, and experience the sunset from the stunning Koala Rooftop, or dance the night away on the WILD Croc Deck.

With experienced events specialists, who are experts at tailoring an event for your specific needs and who are adept at delivering high quality food, wine and service, the Merlin Events team will provide the stylish finishes and exquisite detail essential for any corporate event.

Koala Rooftop

Cocktail - 150
Sit Down - 100

Home to one of our most iconic Australian animals, Koala Rooftop is a unique event venue guaranteed to wow your guests. Enjoy the sunset and surrounded by our koalas, who can be seen lazing about and munching away on Eucalyptus leaves. Koala Rooftop overlooks our Australian Outback exhibit, home to a mob of kangaroos & wallabies, with glimpses of the city through the trees.

Koala Rooftop is the perfect event venue for a long summer dinner, unique networking event, or corporate family fun day.

WILD Croc Deck

Cocktail - 120
Sit Down - 40

Dare to enter the WILD Croc Deck, overlooking WILD LIFE Sydney’s mammoth saltwater crocodile, Rocky. Like most crocodiles, he spends much of his time dozing in his large pool.

WILD Croc Deck’s L-shaped viewing deck transforms into Sydney’s most unique dance floor and is the perfect spot to party the night away. You can even arrange a crocodile talk and feed to take place during your corporate event, which will be sure to surprise your guests.

Kangaroo Walkabout – Australian Outback

Cocktail - 100
Private Dining Experience – up to 4 guests

Start your cocktail or dinner event with cocktails in the heart of the Australian Outback. Kangaroo Walk-About showcases grey kangaroos, Davey the quokka, agile wallabies, echidnas and princess parrots, perfect for international visitors or even Sydney locals to experience the Aussie Outback without leaving Sydney’s CBD.

Kangaroo Walkabout will allow your guests to come face to face with our friendly Kangaroos, Dot & Matilda may even come over to say hello, these young joeys love to meet and greet our event guests.


See below the contact form for our venue’s capacities

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Room Min Max
Wild Ideas N/A 50
Croc Deck N/A 100
Kangaroo Outback N/A 100
Kangaroo Valley N/A 120
Koala Rooftop N/A 150
Kangaroo/Outback N/A 300
Entire Venue N/A 900
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