Our Venues

   

Taronga Centre Boardroom

Flooded with natural light and view into the Taronga Zoo grounds, the Taronga Centre Boardroom can seat up to 18 delegates. The space also hosts wireless internet connection, telephone line, plasma screen and teleconference capabilities.

Set up style Number of pax
Boardroom 18 pax

The Heritage Boardroom

Located in the stunning heritage listed Taronga Zoo Main Entrance building, this stylish venue with its timber floors and high ceilings opens out to a private balcony overlooking the Taronga Zoo Taronga Piazza. The fresh, modern furniture accommodates up to 18 delegates and also hosts a telephone line, wireless internet and plasma screen.

Set up style Number of pax
Boardroom 18 pax
Cocktail 40 pax

Harbourview Garden Court

The Habourview Garden Court, located in the Zoo grounds, is an elegant, cute and quaint venue perfect for wedding ceremonies or intimate dinner parties. Surrounded by a private courtyard and well established gardens this space also includes: roller blinds for weather protection, outdoor audio system, controlled lighting and polished timber floors.

Set up style Number of pax
Banquet 60 pax
Cocktail 100 pax
Wedding Ceremony 40 pax seated approx 60 standing (undercover)

Harbourview Terrace

The Harbourview Terrace (HVT) boasts 180 degrees of uninterrupted Sydney Habourviews. As a versatile space, the HVT is a perfect space for dinners, cocktail parties, buffet, conferences, awards dinners and stunning weddings. Other features include: floor to ceiling windows, private balcony, private bar and amenities, room partition, blinds, internal sounds system, wireless internet connection and disabled access. The view from the HVT is truly breathtaking.

Set up style Number of pax
Banquet 150 pax (including 5m x 5m dance floor)
Cocktail 250 pax
Theatre setting 200 pax
Cabaret (7 pax per table) 130 pax

Harbourview Ballroom

With a grand sweeping entrance, the Harbourview Ballroom (HVB) also boasts 180 degrees of breath taking views. With the ability to partition off 1/3 of the venue, the Ballroom is flexible and is the perfect canvas for your event. Whether it be a cocktail party, work shop, awards dinner, conference, gala dinner or buffet, the HVB has the ability to accommodate a range of events. The Harbourview Ballroom features include: floor to ceiling windows, private balcony, private bar and amenities, room partition, blinds, internal sounds system, wireless internet connection and disabled access.

Set up style Number of pax
Banquet 250 pax (including 5m x 5m dance floor)
Cocktail 350 pax
Theatre setting 300 pax
Cabaret (7 pax per table) 180 pax

The View

Overlooking the Concert Lawns of Taronga Zoo, The View Cafe offers a picturesque setting for smaller functions. Café by day, this space has the ability to convert into a stunning venue space for all types of functions.

Set up style Number of pax
Banquet 80 pax
Cocktail 100 pax

Taronga Food Market

This purpose built dining facility, over looks the famous Thai Elephant enclosure. The Taronga Food Market (TFM) boasts oriental dark woods and high exposed ceilings. Seating up to 450 for dinners or 600 for cocktail parties, let your “event management mind” run wild with the possibilities of this space.

  • * Space subject to availability on approval from Taronga Zoo.
  • * Minimum numbers and surcharges apply.

Set up style Number of pax
Banquet 250 pax
Cocktail 400 pax

Taronga Piazza inspired by Giovanni Pilu

Taronga’s newest venue to be re-launched, Taronga Piazza is a collaboration of Restaurant Associates and Sardinian chef Giovanni Pilu of Pilu at Freshwater. The cafe is situated at the entrance to the zoo (so no entry fee) and patrons get 90 minutes free parking. After hours Taronga Piazza is the perfect venue for arrival drinks or cocktail events.

  • * Space subject to availability on approval from Taronga Zoo.
  • * Minimum numbers and surcharges apply.

Set up style Number of pax
Cocktail 250 (150 indoors)

Lawn Areas

With Zoo’s stunning location and Sydney’s most perfect view of the CBD and Harbour Bridge, there are several lawn areas throughout the zoo perfect for family day BBQ or marquee set ups.

  • * Spaces subject to availability and approval from Taronga Zoo.
  • * Minimum numbers and surcharges apply.

Concert Lawns

The home of the famous Twilight Concert Series and Oprah’s opening dinner of her Great Australian Adventure, the Concert Lawns are the biggest lawn space within the Zoo grounds and located close to the Backyard to Bush exhibit on the eastern side of the Zoo. With a stunning Sydney backdrop these lawns accommodate up to 4000 for a family day or approx 350 in a marquee structure.

Condor Lawns

Located next to the iconic Bird Amphitheatre, the Condor Lawns boast stunning City views. Perfect for afternoon teas or sunset cocktails, this space is a stunning location for a picture perfect setting.

Soden Lawns

This spectacular 3 tiered lawn space boast stunning Sydney Harbourviews close to the water’s edge. This lawn space is perfect for BBQ events or corporate family days.