The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga is open! To celebrate they’re offering a brand-new Family Escape Package, just in time for the Spring 2020 School holidays.
Designed as the ultimate family staycation, the family package at Wildlife Retreat Taronga includes:
- An overnight stay in interconnecting rooms
- Intimate wildlife tours into the zoo (including after dark when the gates are closed),
- A-la-carte breakfast
- Two-day zoo access for the family
As part of the Family Escape Package, guests can enjoy an afternoon tour of ‘The Sanctuary’. In The Sanctuary you get up close to Australian wildlife including wallabies, bettongs, short-beaked echidnas and koalas. While the sun is setting the animals come out to play. And then your family can join one of Taronga’s guides a special family-friendly tour to meet some nocturnal residents.
For families looking for a little more luxe, the Ultimate Retreat Package is also available. This package includes a room with stunning views of Sydney Harbour, as well as fine dining and a range of intimate wildlife experiences.
About the Family Packages at Wildlife Retreat Taronga
Rates for the Family Escape Package start at $690 per night for two adults and two children. It includes:
- à-la-carte breakfast,
- Immersive and exclusive Australian animal experiences (including a family night walk)
- Complimentary general admission to Taronga Zoo.
The Family Escape Package is available to book every day of the school holidays and then Thursdays-Saturday nights during the school term.
Rates for the Ultimate Retreat Package start at $646 per night for two adults. This pacakge includes:
- A three-course dinner,
- à-la-carte breakfast,
- Immersive and exclusive Australian animal experiences
- Complimentary general admission to Taronga Zoo
For more information and to book visit: taronga.org.au/sydney-zoo/wildlife-retreat
About Wildlife Retreat Taronga
The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga is owned and operated by Taronga Conservation Society Australia. The hotel features 62 rooms in five environmentally sensitive and sustainably designed lodges. It also includes ‘The Sanctuary’, a thoughtfully designed habitat, created especially for guests of the Wildlife Retreat.
The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga is a COVID Safe venue. To prioritise guest safety there is now:
- Contactless check in
- Reduced restaurant capacity
- Smaller tours
- Increased hygiene and cleaning regimes
The Wildlife Retreat at Taronga opened to guests in October 2019. It was awarded Best Sustainable Hotel and in the Asia Pacific Hotel Award 2020 -202.1 It was also Highly Commended in the category of: Small Luxury Hotel for Australia.
Janeece Keller is the founder and editor of Family Travel. She mostly travels with her husband and two young kids. She has a large blended family that lives in Australia and Europe. She has visited 52 countries and lived on 3 continents. From camping to luxury resorts Janeece tries to make sure her family has diverse holiday experiences each year. She is an avid hiker and ocean swimmer who loves good food, margaritas and heading off the beaten path.