Teachers' Day at Taronga

Teachers' Day at Taronga

Uniquely wild learning experiences.

Join us to learn about Taronga's education programs and enjoy a FREE day at the Zoo for you and your family.

Thursday 25 January 2024 at Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

Taronga invites all teachers and their family (a total of 5 people per family unit) to enjoy a complimentary day at Taronga Zoo Sydney or Taronga Western Plains Zoo on Thursday 25 January 2024

Guests will have the opportunity to hear from Taronga Educators about the practical, immersive, and curriculum aligned learning experiences on offer for students from Early Stage 1 through to Stage 6, which are all run by the Taronga Education team. 

The offer: 

To access this special offer, teachers must be able to show their NESA accreditation and fill out a short survey about their engagement with Taronga.

Upon arrival teachers will be invited to a presentation about the wide range of education programs on offer, which will include a tour of the state-of-the-art education facility and a small animal encounter. The first teachers at each of these presentations will receive a goodie bag. Guests are encouraged to arrive early.

Education program presentations

Taronga Zoo Sydney - Institute of Science and Learning 
Check-in at main entrance from 9:00am.

9:00amCheck in at Main Entrance
9:45amK-6 Primary Education Presentation
11:45am7-12 Secondary Education Presentation 

Immersive habitat classroom guided tours will be running every 30 minutes from 9:15 until 3pm


Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo - Education Centre 
Check in between 8.30am and 9am for your wrist band. The presentation will commence at 9.00am in the Education Centre.

Registrations Close 5pm on Tuesday 23rd January

8:30amCheck in
9:00amK-12 Education Presentation

Giraffe feed*

*If your attending guests also wish to participate in this encounter, they will need to purchase their tickets either on the day (ticket purchasing closes at 9.30am) or via the online booking form, linked here: https://taronga.org.au/dubbo-zoo/animal-encounters/giraffe

Please view our education website for more info or get in touch with the team via email (education@zoo.nsw.gov.au)

For more information contact education@zoo.nsw.gov.au