Australia’s Most Spectacular Christmas Event is Coming to Sydney Zoo

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Christmas Animal Kingdom
Sydney Zoo Eastern Creek
Friday 24 November – Sunday 24 December FREE parking
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For the first time ever, Sydneysiders can experience a holiday celebration like no other.

From 24 November, Sydney Zoo in Eastern Creek will transform into a magical Christmas wonderland blending wildlife, wonder, and the spirit of the season.

Featuring millions of festive lights, breathtaking Christmas displays, 4,000 animals, entertainment, and FREE activities for all, it’s going to be the unmissable event of the year.

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.

But be quick, tickets are flying out the door faster than Rudolph on Christmas eve!


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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