OUR VENUES

Set amidst the wildlife of the zoo, the Taronga Centre has two venues, brimming with natural light and boasting world class views overlooking Sydney Harbour. Alongside the variety of event spaces within the zoo grounds, we have the perfect venue to accommodate your next event.

HARBOURVIEW GARDEN COURT

HarbourviewGardenCourtThe Harbourview Garden Court, located in the zoo grounds, is an elegant, cute and quaint venue perfect for wedding ceremonies, cocktail events and intimate dinner parties. Surrounded by a private courtyard and manicured gardens, the Harbourview Garden Court also includes roller blinds for weather protection, outdoor audio system, controlled lighting and polished timber floors.

 

Set up style   Capacity
Banquet 60 pax
Cocktail 100 pax
Ceremony 130 seated (undercover)

HARBOURVIEW TERRACE

HarbourviewTerraceThe Harbourview Terrace (HVT) boasts 180 degrees of uninterrupted Sydney Harbour views. Showcasing Sydney with the use of floor to ceiling windows and private balcony, the HVT is versatile space perfect for dinners, cocktail parties, conferences, awards dinners and stunning weddings.

The Harbourview Terrace features also include a private bar and amenities, room partition, blinds, internal sound system and disabled access.

Set up style   Capacity
Banquet 150 pax (including 5m x 5m dance floor)
Cocktail 250 pax
Theatre 200 pax
Cabaret 120 pax (8 pax per table)

HARBOURVIEW BALLROOM

HarbourviewBallroomWith a grand sweeping entrance, the Harbourview Ballroom (HVB) also showcases 180 degrees of breathtaking views. The largest of our Taronga Centre venues, the HVB is the ideal location for hosting a cocktail party, work shop, awards dinner, conference, gala dinner or elaborate wedding celebration.

The Harbourview Ballroom features also include floor to ceiling windows, private balcony, private bar and amenities, room partition, blinds, internal sounds system and disabled access.

Set up style   Capacity
Banquet 250 pax (including 5m x 5m dance floor)
Cocktail 350 pax
Theatre 300 pax

THE VIEW RESTAURANT

The-View-RestaurantOverlooking the Concert Lawns of Taronga Zoo and Sydney Harbour, The View Restaurant offers a setting both picturesque and unique. Restaurant by day, this space has the ability to convert into a stunning space for wedding receptions, dinner events and cocktail parties.

Set up style   Capacity
Banquet 80 pax
Cocktail 100 pax

TARONGA BOARDROOMS

BoardroomsHeritage 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 Taronga’s fabulous greenery. With contemporary furniture and flooded natural light, make this boardroom come to life as both a boardroom and venue.

Set up style   Capacity
Boardroom 18 pax
Cocktail 40 pax

Taronga Boardroom

Located within the Taronga Centre, the Taronga Boardroom boasts an intimate view into the Zoo grounds.

Set up style   Capacity
Boardroom 18 pax

Both spaces host wireless internet connection, telephone line, plasma screens and teleconference capabilities.

TARONGA LECTURE THEATRE

Taronga-TheatreThis tiered auditorium boasts state of-the-art audio visuals, acoustics and a breakout area overlooking the South American monkeys in their natural habitat. The exhibit provides a unique site for delegates during their tea breaks or a post conference cocktail reception.

Set up style   Capacity
Theatre 297 pax and 3 wheelchair spaces

BESPOKE EXPERIENCES

Bespoke-ExperiencesAt the Taronga Centre we want every event to be unique. Our bespoke experiences offer the opportunity for you to host your next event with us, no matter how big or small.

* These spaces are subject to availability on approval from Taronga Zoo

* Minimum numbers and surcharges apply.

Taronga Food Market

This purpose built dining facility overlooks the famous Thai Elephant enclosure. The Taronga Food Market (TFM) boasts oriental dark woods and high exposed ceilings. Seating up to 250 for dinners or 400 for cocktail parties, let your mind run wild with the possibilities of this space.

Set up style   Capacity
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 are entitled to 90 minutes free parking. After hours, Taronga Piazza is the perfect venue for arrival drinks or cocktail events.

Set up style   Capacity
Cocktail 250 pax (150 pax indoors)

Lawn Areas

Taronga Zoo’s stunning location and scenic views of the CBD and Harbour Bridge make several lawn areas throughout the zoo perfect for family barbeques or marquee set ups.

Concert Lawns

The home of the famous Twilight Concert Series, the Concert Lawns are the biggest lawn space within the Zoo grounds located on the eastern side of the Zoo. With a stunning Sydney backdrop, these lawns accommodate up to 3000 people for a family day or approximately 350 people in a marquee structure.

Condor Lawns

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

Soden Lawns

This spectacular three tiered lawn space boasts breathtaking Sydney Harbour views close to the water’s edge. The Soden Lawns are perfect for barbeque events or corporate family days.