Childrens Activity

Family Fun Sunday

A great day out for the whole family

4 children in dress-ups at a family fun sunday

Join us for creative activities, lively performances, character tours and face painting.

  • Something for Everyone

    Join us for special themed family fun Sundays twice a term with lively performances, film screenings, character tours and face painting.

    Join us as we celebrate the opening month of Wildlife Photographer of the Year, as well as world oceans day, with fun activities for the whole family.

    Wondrous Wildlife Family Fun Day
    Sunday 18 June 11am - 4pm

    11am – 3pm – Kids on Deck- Go Wild
    Art making games and dress ups inspired by Wildlife Photographer of the Year. 
    Make a crazy creature mask, a cardboard camera, a woven sea turtle, or print your own calico tote bag to keep. Dress up in sea creature costumes and play with interactive games. 

    11am – 3.30 pm- Face painting and glitter tattoos
    Have your favourite sea creature painted on

    11.30am and 2pm – Creature Feature Science Show 
    Enjoy a lively and interactive presentation on the science of motion, flight and animal adaptations. 

    12 pm – 2.30pm – Special Guests: Taronga Zoomobile! 
    Join guest presenters from the Taronga Zoomobile as they share some special Australian wildlife with us! 
    Meet, learn about and interact with adorable native animals. 

    Unders 5s interacting with animals from the Zoo Mobile

    11am – 2pm - Wear your Wild Onesies- Dress Up Competition 
    Come dressed as your favourite animal and enter the competition on the day for your chance to win a wild prize pack from the museum store!

    10.30am – 11.30am and 2.30pm – 3.30pm- Inflatable creatures Photo Opportunity
    Have your photo taken with our inflatable turtle character and special guests. 

    11am, 12pm and 1pm – Jungle Drums- Music and story workshops
    Take a journey into the rhythms of wildlife and the natural world with interactive story and music workshops.

    11am – 3pm –Squish, Slop and Swirl- Sensory Play  
    Especially for little ones, enjoy experiments and sensory play inspired by oceans and marine creatures. 

    Taronga Zoo logo

    More to see and do: Visit the exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year


    All activities included with any paid admission
    Members Free


    20 AUGUST

    Lighthouse Larks Family Fun Day 11am – 4pm

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    All activities included with any paid admission.

    Members Free

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