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Take Children To Experience Glow At Sydney Zoo Now Open

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Take Children To Experience Glow At Sydney Zoo Now Open

Take children to follow an illuminated trail and discover giant animal lanterns and light sculptures, a twinkling light tunnel, neon 7NEWS Angel Wings and a Secret UV Safari.

Every child will receive a FREE UV torch and map to experience the Secret UV Safari that will lead kids through the GLOW Light Walk to discover a trail of hidden animals and artwork.

Check out the magical view of the Light Walk from the glowing gondolas atop the KIIS Eye Ferris wheel. Be the first to experience GLOW at Sydney Zoo, the biggest and brightest light festival in Western Sydney. Bedazzled by over 50 light sculptures, a tunnel of twinkling lights, interactive installations, GLOW Ice Rink, the KIIS Eye Ferris wheel, Glowy Golf by Carnival Cruise Line, 7NEWS Space Jam, food trucks, 4 Pines bar, entertainment and much more.

Children get to enjoy:

  • A Secret UV Safari for the kids The children will take the safari through a trail of hidden artwork and neon animals. The children will be given a free UV pen torch and also a map will be given to trace the hidden trail to find out and crack the secret code word. It is going to be very fun for the children. They will enjoy the thrilling adventure of finding out the secret code with free weapons like a UV pen torch and map.
  • After exploring the glow lights you may enter the inside of Australia's largest Reptile & Nocturnal house. There you have the opportunity to face and watch hundreds of creepy crawlies. You will also have the opportunity to visit the world's most venomous snakes. The most attractive thing is you will also watch the real glowing dangerous scorpions. These will not only amuse the children but also amuse the elders. The mixed feelings of thrill and adventure will give you immense pleasure and the family can enjoy a good time with each other by watching the glowing creepies, taking part in secret code adventure, etc.
  • Get the exclusive opportunity to explore Sydney Zoo after dark while experiencing a roaring good time with loads of festival fun for the whole family, including a GLOW Ice Rink, the KIIS Eye Ferris wheel, Glowy Golf by Carnival Cruise Line and so much more.

GLOW at Sydney Zoo will donate $1 to Ronald McDonald House Charities for every child who dances at the GLOW Shadow Play activation.

Event Details

  • When is the event?
    Friday 13 May to Sunday 5 June 2022.
  • When does the event start and finish?
    5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, with the last entry at 7:30 pm.
  • Where is the event?
    Sydney Zoo, 700 Great Western Hwy, Bungarribee NSW 2767.


  • Can we access the whole zoo?
    Tickets include access to the GLOW Light Walk which is an illuminated path through Primate Boulevard, the Reptile House and the Australia precinct. All other areas of the zoo are not accessible during the event.
  • Will I get to see animals?
    The GLOW Light Walk includes entry to our Reptile house where you can visit some of our scaly and spiky residents. While some of our other animals outdoors may be visible during your visit, we cannot guarantee you will be able to see them. We prioritise the welfare of our animals and allow them access to their night dens at all times.
  • What is the Secret UV Safari?
    On entry, every child will receive a special map, UV pen and torch to experience a Secret UV Safari, where your family will explore the zoo’s Primate Boulevard and Australia precinct and discover a hidden animal trail. Please note the torches cannot be used in the Reptile House.
  • How long does the GLOW Light Walk take?
    The GLOW Light Walk will take approximately 45 mins – to 1 hour at a comfortable pace. You are able to spend an unlimited amount of time in the GLOW Zone until closing time.
  • What are the session times?
    5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm and 7:30pm. The event is approximately a 2 hour experience.
  • Can I arrive outside of my session time?
    To aid in social distancing and to ensure you can easily obtain a car parking space, we recommend you arrive for the session time you have booked. We are limiting the number of guests entering the zoo and have staggered arrival times throughout the night to aid in social distancing. You can stay as long as you want and all tickets include FREE parking.
  • What are ticket prices?
    Adult tickets (aged 16+): Gate price $30. Online $25 – go FREE when you use a Service NSW voucher code online!
    Children (aged 3-15): Gate price is $30. Online $25
    Infants (0-2): FREE – but still require a booked ticket to help manage guest capacity
  • Can I use my Service NSW vouchers to buy event tickets?
    Yes! Simply enter your Service NSW voucher code online in the promo code box at the checkout to save $25 and get a FREE adult ticket! To learn more about Service NSW Vouchers at Sydney Zoo click here.

For more information: Glow Sydney Zoo

Last modified on Saturday, May 14, 2022
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