From 24 November to 24 December, Sydney Zoo in Eastern Creek will transform into a magical Christmas wonderland blending wildlife, wonder, and the spirit of the season. The event will feature millions of festive lights, breathtaking Christmas displays, 4,000 animals, entertainment and FREE activities for all.

Explore the Magical Snow Land, zip down the giant snow slide, wander into Candyland and decorate your own gingerbread, get crafty at the Elves workshop, check out Rudolph’s Barn, take a spin on the roller rink or post a letter express to the North Pole at Mrs. Claus’ Post Office.

Plus, no visit would be complete without the jolly man in red. You can even capture the moment with a professional Santa photo to take home. And every child will receive a FREE gift from Santa!

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the ultimate Christmas celebration alongside your favourite animals at Sydney Zoo’s Christmas Animal Kingdom.


Event highlights:

Magical Snow Land
Let it snow! Snowland has inflatable castles, snow, snow and more snow! Climb penguin mountain then zip down the snow slide into a ginormous foam-pit. So much fun to be had in this snowy wonderland.

Immerse yourself in the sweetness of the season and decorate your very own gingerbread cookies.

Rudolph Barn
Visit Rudolph’s barn and be captivated by the singing reindeer. It’s a heart-warming experience that will leave you humming your favourite Christmas tunes all day long.

Elf Craft Village
Visit the Elves workshop and unleash your inner artist! Kids of all ages can create their own Christmas masterpiece with the help of our friendly elves.

Mrs. Claus’ Post Office
Make your Christmas wishes official! Stop by Mrs. Claus’ post office and send a letter straight to Santa’s workshop at the North Pole.

Meet Santa
No trip to the Christmas Animal Kingdom is complete without a photo with the big man himself. PLUS – every child that attends receives a free gift from Santa.

Roving Characters
Keep an eye out for roving Christmas characters, spreading cheer and joy throughout the zoo, from mischievous elves to lively snowmen and more, they’ll make your visit extra merry!

The Grinch Meet & Greet
Are you a fan of The Grinch? Step into his world and get crafty as you decorate your own pair of custom antlers. Professional photos with The Grinch are also available here!

Roller Rink
Strap on your skates and get ready to roll at the roller rink! Enjoy the thrill of gliding around with friends and family.


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