New Year's Eve 2024

New Year's Eve 2024

Welcome 2025 with harbour-side elegance

Overlooking Sydney Harbour, The Wildlfe Retreat offers a front-row seat to the world-famous fireworks display and a luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle. Enjoy a two-night stay, indulge in gourmet delights, and get exclusive access to New Year’s Eve events.

Escape the ordinary and celebrate New Year's Eve in an unforgettable way with a luxurious 2-night stay at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga. Wake up to the gentle sounds of nature in your tranquil room, a world away from the city bustle.  

Included in your stay is unlimited access to Taronga Zoo for 3 days, so you can explore diverse exhibits and encounter fascinating animals at your own pace. But the real magic lies in the location and spectacular views – celebrate New Year's Eve on your terms amidst the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour. 

This year there are three exciting packages on offer giving you choice to match your celebration style.

All packages include:  

  • 2-nights accommodation in your chosen room type  
  • Daily breakfast, with a special "Welcome 2025" New Year's Day breakfast 
  • 3-day access to Taronga Zoo  
  • Exclusive Sanctuary access  
  • $150 food & beverage credit to be used at Me-Gal or N'Gurra Lounge* 
  • Early walk through Nura Diya  
  • Complimentary Parking  


  • Your choice of New Year’s Eve event at Me-Gal, Gili Rooftop or N'Galawa Terrace 


Platinum Experience
Platinum Experience

Prime Viewing & Party Vibes.


Elevate your New Year's Eve with the Platinum experience in N'Galawa Terrace. Witness the iconic Sydney Harbour fireworks from a prime vantage point and savor roving canapes and a delectable food station.  

While live entertainment creates a vibrant party atmosphere, you can dance the night away or relax in stylish cocktail lounges. This event includes a cocktail on arrival and a toast at midnight.  

Package from $5,225 per room, Twin Share.

Emerald Experience
Emerald Experience

Unparalleled Views & Intimate Celebrations.


Celebrate under the stars at the exclusive Gili Rooftop. Witness the Sydney Harbour fireworks from a breathtaking 180-degree vantage point. Enjoy an intimate gathering with only 60 guests, featuring the finest wines, beers, and food. Savor grazing stations, roving canapes, and desserts while dancing to live entertainment and welcoming the New Year in style. Adults only event. 

Package from $5,725 per room. Twin Share.

Sapphire Experience
Sapphire Experience

Fine Dining & Fireworks.


Experience a captivating New Year's Eve dinner at Me-Gal restaurant. Including a 5-hour beverage package savor a specially crafted 4-course menu while the awe-inspiring Sydney Harbour fireworks display erupts in front of you. Me-Gal offers a sophisticated and unforgettable way to celebrate the New Year. 

Children over the age of 3 years staying at the Wildlife Retreat are welcome. 

Package from $5,925 per room. Twin Share

Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions for the Wildlife Retreat NYE Experiences

  • Payment must be made in full at time of booking
  • Cancellations are permitted 7 days before arrival. Within 7 days all bookings are non-refundable.
  • Menus, pricing and itinerary are subject to change depending on availability, demand and changing health restrictions
  • The NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga package is available for a 2-night stay on Tuesday 31 December 2024 – Thursday 2 January 2025, subject to availability
  • Date changes are not available for NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga bookings
  • Discounts and special offers are not applicable with NYE at the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga bookings