Become a Taronga Zoo Parent and help save a species

Did you know you can become a Zoo Parent by adopting one of these amazing animals for a whole year? There's no better way to show your support for the wild!

Animal adoptions also make the perfect gift for friends, family and loved ones. It's a unique gift, and so quick and easy to purchase.

Your adoption will fund Taronga's work with research and education programs, focusing on endangered species in Australia and around the world, as well as assist with the conservation, breeding and preservation of wild animals and their habitats.

Red Pandas

Assist the conservation insurance breeding program to ensure Red Pandas are managed at a high genetic level, to provide a healthy and viable population for the future.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow up to seven working days for all posted packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Koalas

In the summer of 2019 catastrophic bushfires resulted in the loss of Koala populations and vital habitat. Your adoption will help Taronga to nurse koalas back to health, restore habitats, and breed insurance populations to ensure this precious species for generations to come.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow up to seven working days for all posted packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Sumatran Tigers

The Sumatran Tiger is critically endangered with only 350 left in the wild. Your adoption will help fund our Wildlife Protection Units in Sumatra to fight illegal logging, mining and poaching in and around the Sumatran Tiger's habitat.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow up to seven working days for all posted packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Tasmanian Devils

Support our research and breeding program to ensure a healthy population with the aim of eradicating the horrific facial cancer affecting their survival rate in Australia.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow three working days for receipt of E-dopt packages and seven working days for all other packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Asian Elephants

Help us stop poaching and habitat destruction in the forests of Sumatra via our Wildlife Protection Units and support our regional conservation breeding program.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

Orders for Savannah level or higher must be received by August 27 for shipping in time for Father’s Day."All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Father’s Day Orders: Orders for Savannah level or higher must be received by 27 August 2020 for shipping in time for Father's Day.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow three working days for receipt of E-dopt packages and seven working days for all other packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Meerkats

Support our successful breeding program and visitor education on the importance of caring for Meerkats and their habitats.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow three working days for receipt of E-dopt packages and seven working days for all other packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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Bilbies

Support our ambitious re-wilding project, which will be a 100ha semi-wild site specialising in breed for release programs for threatened native animals.

Use our tax savings calculator below to see how much you can claim back on your donation to help wildlife.

When you donate to Taronga, not only are you helping the most vulnerable wildlife species, but you might be able to make a tax-deduction when you submit your tax return*. Simply put in your donation amount and select your income bracket to see your potential savings. Best of all, donate before 30 June and you can claim it back straight away!

*For Australian residents only.

Open Calculator
Choose the adoption package that suits you.

All adoption packages include:

A welcome letter, personalised adoption certificate, animal fact sheet, email updates about your adopted animal and a Taronga monthly e-newsletter to keep up to date with all our latest wildlife and conservation work, as well as what’s happening at our Zoos.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are currently unable to ship Zoo Parent packages outside of Australia. Please consider our digital E-doption package as an alternative.

Please allow three working days for receipt of E-dopt packages and seven working days for all other packages.

E-doption

This environmentally friendly adoption is 100% email-based and includes all of the great benefits mentioned above. The best part is, there’s no need to wait! Your adoption will be sent straight away via email.

$48.00 per year

Savannah

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters

$85.00 per year

Horizon

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website

Only $250.00 per year

Or $20.00 per month

River

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement

Only $500.00 per year

Or $41.00 per month

Jungle

This adoption is print based and includes everything above, PLUS:

  • Photo of your animal
  • Our 'Tales from the Wild' supporter newsletters
  • Online gallery acknowledgement on the Taronga website
  • In-grounds honour roll acknowledgement
  • An animal encounter (Your choice of Meerkats, Giraffes, Koalas, Penguins or Owls)

Only $1,000.00 per year

Or $83.00 per month

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