Taronga Zoo Weddings

(70 reviews)
2A Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, New South Wales
Business Hours
By Appointment
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Marlous T.

17 Aug 2018

Taronga Centre was the perfect venue for us. The top to bottom full glass window views from the room were a stunning iconic Sydney backdrop. We absolute loved our photo & video shoot in the zoo! Was so much fun! We also loved working with Kylie & Nichole. They are very experienced and have been very helpful responsive throughout the entire process from beginning till end. Even when we were still considering they gave us time and space to do this. They’ve been flexible and easygoing, and they’ve gone above and beyond to help us with our wedding. This assured us that everything was in great hands and we didn’t have to worry about anything. Thank you so so much ladies for your wonderful assistance!

Sherman L.

29 Mar 2018

Highly recommended! Beautiful venue with a breathtaking view. Great food and excellent service from the wait staff - everything ran so smoothly. All this couldn't have happened without Nichole and Kylie's hard work. They are a pleasure to work with - you can rest easy with them coordinating your reception!

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Hi Sherman & Kat! We appreciate your kind words. Nichole and I absolutely loved working with you to create such a memorable day from start to finish. With the harbour views from our venue and the perfect sunset - Sydney definitely put on a show for your overseas and local guests. We wish you all the happiness and can't wait to see your photos! Kylie & Nichole xx

Tamara M.

18 Nov 2017

Taronga Function Centre was such a beautiful wedding venue. Our guests could not stop raving about the view, service, food and beverages. They were extremely accommodating and so beautiful to work with in the lead up to our wedding!

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Hi Tamara & Phil, we hope married life is treating you both well! Thank you for the feedback. It was a pleasure to host your wedding at the Taronga Centre and we love knowing that your guests and yourselves had such a great time enjoying the Sydney views and EPICURE's service. We are still admiring your lovely photos!! Wishing you a lifetime of happiness! Kylie & Nichole x

Angela F.

6 Dec 2020

What a beautiful place to have a wedding! We both love animals so when we found out that Taronga was a possible venue it was immediately a no brainer for us. The newly rennovated Taronga Centre is gorgeous, and of course the view from there is stunning. The sunset view on the balcony was the best part. We got a chance to take photos within the zoo just after it closed with no one around. We even got one of the elephants in our photos. We also stayed at the new Wildlife Retreat suite afterwards and it was the perfect way to finish a perfect day. Thank you to Maria for always being there to help us through the organisation, even helping us postpone due to covid!

Cissy H.

27 Dec 2019

Pro - Awesome Sydney Harbour view and smooth wedding day. Con - high turn over on staff and no change management process. I dealt with 6 event coordinator in less than 12 months and they didn't keep a good record on our past communication. I recommend to budget for your own event coordinator/wedding planner to save yourself the headache. Leisa from Windwood Event rescued my sanity and I was relaxed even the venue provided me with a new event coordinator again 5 days before the wedding!

Sui L.

12 Oct 2019

We were excited to book with Epicure at Taronga Zoo but disappointed with the journey. The staff are great and are very helpful when you are communicating with them 1:1. However, we rotated through 3 wedding coordinators in the 12 months leading up to our wedding. Throughout our engagement with Epicure, it was difficult to reach our coordinator at times, we had to communicate the same info every time we switched coordinators and we were promised inclusions that didn't present themselves on the wedding day. It suggests to me deep cultural issues, where staff are trying to do right by their clients but are heavily under-resourced. I would like to thank the staff for doing their best to support their clients (they are accommodating and great on the day), but if we were to do it all over again, we would not host our wedding at the Taronga Centre and would not recommend it to our family or friends.

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Hi Sui, thank you for your feedback. We will have someone from our team get in touch soon to discuss this further with you. Regards, The Taronga Centre team

Adelle B.

11 Oct 2019

The best view in Sydney! We had both our ceremony and reception at Taronga and could not have asked for a better venue. Although we had to change our ceremony location from outside to inside, it worked out perfectly. Their new rooftop room is the perfect ceremony location. The ceremony and reception were absolutely perfect.

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Hi Adelle, thank you for the kind words! Wwe hope married life is treating you both well. It was an absolute pleasure to host your wedding at the Taronga Centre. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness. The Taronga Centre team.

Amy Z.

23 Aug 2019

Beautiful beautiful location and excellent food! This place is simply magical and has the best views of the harbour bridge and opera house and sunset. The service was amazing also. The only reason for a 4 instead of a 5 star is we had significant turnover in our contact person / wedding coordinator which created some stress - over a period of 6 months everytime we spoke to someone shortly after they had left and there wasn't a smooth communication process.

Kimi N.

6 Apr 2019

We had our wedding at the view restaurant with 50 guests. The venue itself is amazing with a great view of Sydney and the staff on the day of the wedding was very helpful. We also had an amazing wedding coordinator who was very helpful. However, she has left and we have got a new coordinator a few months before our wedding. We are giving 3 stars because we found the communication with the new coordinator was not always clear as the instructions we discussed weren't followed. We prepare the seating chart so the family and friends can sit together but this was not followed so some were sitting separately. Also some dietary requirements weren't followed so some guests get dish that they cannot eat. We wish her communication was better so there would be no issues on the big day!

Nina R.

5 Apr 2019

I could never fault this venue. The food and the view are both incredible but the thing that stood out for us was the staff at the venue. We visited other venue locations in Sydney and they felt like they just pumped out weddings and were not at all invested in your day...you don't feel like this with Taronga. One of my bridesmaids had a number of food issues and like everything else they did everything to accomodate. Thank you to Jessie and Katherine for everything.

Xiang L.

9 Mar 2019

Taronga Centre is an absolutely beautiful venue. The view is stunning and the environment is beautiful. There is a supportive team which were very helpful on the day, at times I felt the organisation could be improved. Overall, I had a great time having my wedding at the Taronga Centre, and was happy with the food on the day as well.

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Hi Xiang. We appreciate your kind words. Jess absolutely loved working with you for your special day. Wishing you both a lifetime of happiness! Jess and the Taronga Centre team xx

Camila C.

9 Feb 2019

Simply an amazing venue and place to celebrate your wedding! We got the Harbourview Terrace, we celebrate our day on a Saturday afternoon and the view was absolutely gorgeous. All our guests were​ impacted on how amazing the city looks from that point, it was beautiful! In regards the coordination, at the beginning was really good, we had a lady that was helping us a lot and she was very attentive with the emails, calls and replying as soon as she could, all our doubts and mini details. Unfortunately, around 2 months before the wedding, she left the center and we got a new coordinator and it wasn´t the same. The emails, responses, and coordination of everything we had with the previous lady was a mess, and we ended up with some problems and discussions after the wedding. A shame knowing that after a month of the big day we were still dealing with issues and discussions. Besides the bad part of the process, the place was amazing, the food was REALLY good, it felt like it was not going to be enough but it wasn´t, delicious and very good treatment from the staff. We had a blast!

Beatriz L.

18 Aug 2018

Great place, great views and amazing people to deal with! Very helpful and the chef.. he is amazing!

Kirsty C.

1 Jun 2018

Taronga centre was the perfect venue. Our guests loved the view (vivid was on) and commented on the great food. Throughout the whole planning process, Nichole was amazing. She was very informative and answered allll of my questions. Everything went to plan and was an incredible day. The venue is breathtaking, the food was tasty and the customer service throughout we could not fault. Only minor thing I could complain about was having to walk through the grounds to each photo location when we thought the buggies would transport us around so the 1 hour photo time feels mostly spent walking around.

Laura H.

19 May 2018

Taronga Centre were fabulous! They made our day perfect! All of our guests raved about the venue too. Thank you so much to the whole team!

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Thank you for your lovely review, Laura & Matt! We are so happy to hear that your wedding day was everything you dreamed of and more. It was a pleasure to host your guests at our venue and by the looks of the beautiful images and video; you all had so much fun!! Wishing you the very best always, Kylie, Nichole & the Taronga Centre events team. x

Nicola B.

21 Dec 2017

Amazing venue and amazing service on the night and also throughout the organisation of the event. Nichole and Kylie are great! Would highly recommend!

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Hi Nicky & Chris, thank you for your lovely feedback. We had a ball assisting with your wedding plans and couldn’t think of a better couple to finish off our 2017 year. Jewel Phon did an amazing job on styling your room too - everything was just beautiful! Thank you again for sharing this special day with us and the Taronga Centre. We wish you the very best always. Kylie & Nichole xx

Marina W.

9 Dec 2017

Taronga Centre was a beautiful venue for our wedding reception. The team was very easy to deal with and the food and beverages were fantastic, not to mention the amazing view. Highly recommended!

Harish N.

26 Oct 2017

Very professional, friendly staff, flexible on the night for last minute tweaks.

Phoebe D.

20 Oct 2017

Nichole and Kylie were amazing in planning and executing our wedding. Great attention to detail. We had plenty of compliments on the food, view, and obliging wait staff. Guests loved taking photos on the balcony, and we got some picture perfect shots on the zoo grounds before the reception.

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Hi Phoebe and Ryan, We were so honoured to be part of your wedding, from the initial planning to seeing everything unfold on the day! Everything was beautiful and we are so happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed every moment. We would love to see your images taken around the Zoo! Wishing you both all the happiness that you deserve. Kylie & Nichole x

Beth C.

7 Oct 2017

Amy was great to deal with. The views were awesome, the food was great. I didn't have to worry about a thing. Although some feedback I got from some guests is that they weren't waited on for drinks as much as I would have liked but they still had the option to go to the bar.

Tina K.

8 Sep 2017

Adam and I could not have been happier with out wedding. Thank you to the team at the Taronga Centre for all your efforts in making our day so special. The Taronga Centre were a pleasure to work with and on the day everything from the venue to the meals was perfect.

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Tina and Adam, thank you so much for choosing the Taronga Centre for your special day. We enjoyed seeing your unique style come together on the day, with your vibrant centrepieces and combination of kings and round guest tables. We wish you both the very best and hope you enjoyed your honeymoon! Kylie & Nichole x

Ash P.

8 Sep 2017

The venues views a breath taking! We had half our guests from overseas & interstate so was a very good place to show our city off. Only down side is it is kind of pricey compared to some other venues in the area but was worth it.

Alice H.

31 Mar 2017

Taronga centre was a stunning venue with the best views in Sydney. On the day the staff were so helpful and made the whole day run smoothly. Was absolutely perfect!!!

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Thank you Alice & Daniel for your lovely comments. We are thrilled to hear that the staff helped to make your day perfect! - Nichole & Kylie

Ariane F.

3 Feb 2017

We had 150 guests in the harbour view terrace room. We dealt with Kylie and Nichole who were both very professional and well organised. Nichole worked with my suppliers to ensure a smooth bump in and bump out process. The food and wine tasting night was great and allowed us to try and choose the amazing tasting food / drinks. All of our guests commented on how good the food was! Very happy with the venue and it looked amazing!

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We are so happy to hear you had the most amazing wedding! It was an absolute pleasure to play even the smallest part of your special day.- Kylie & Nichole :)

Amy T.

20 Jan 2017

The Harbourview Ballroom is perfect! On the day, we had so much support from the amazing girls and it ran so smoothly. My guests loved being able to enjoy Sydney harbour from the balcony! The food was delicious! Taronga Centre is a truly magical place!

Annick Y.

5 Jan 2017

Taronga was the perfect venue for our wedding! The staff were extremely helpful, the food was fantastic but best of all, the evening sunset and view were just stunning from our function room. We couldn't have been happier on the day!

Jade M.

2 Dec 2016

We had such a magical day. The staff really made the day as stress free as possible. As far as I knew there were no drama's, which is how a Bride should feel. Th venue looked amazing, and we had the most magical sunset, which the guests got to enjoy for about an hour while we put our food on hold. A truly magical and amazing day!

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Thank you Jade and John. Your wedding reception & wedding ceremony was absolutely divine, Jewel Phon did a fabulous job with all your floral arrangements and theming. We love showcasing your photos! :) - Nichole & Kylie

Alicia G.

18 Nov 2016

The ladies in the Taronga Centre are absolutely lovely and so easy to deal with. The venue is just beautiful with a mind blowing view. All our guests have commented on the venue as well as the food which was just amazing. Very reasonably priced for a Sydney City location.

Jessica M.

22 Sep 2016

The Taronga Centre is an absolutely amazing wedding venue. We were first drawn to it because of the unique location and great view but the staff and the food were incredible as well. I would recommend it to anyone. Everyone was so professional and did everything possible to make our wedding day perfect. Their wedding planners are such a great help and I was so happy with how everything turned out.

Alecia D.

13 Aug 2016

Taronga Centre were very detailed and friendly. They were also super flexible and the food was amazing.

Caroline C.

10 Jun 2016

Taronga Centre was fantastic for our wedding. We had such good feedback, everyone was so wowed with the view, the venue. The food was amazing. Kylie always responded promptly to any enquiries or issues, and nothing was a problem. The pics are amazing. Was so happy with it all.

Vikki H.

27 May 2016

We could not have picked a better venue for our reception! We had quite a few overseas guests for our wedding and we wanted to be able to show the stunning view of Sydney Harbour without compromising on food and shelter (in the event of rain). Taronga Centre ticked all the boxes. It was reasonably priced, there is an indoor and outdoor terrace area, the food was delicious and the staff were all fantastic. All our guests commented on how great the food was and the staff as being very friendly. Kylie, Amy and my bridal attendant all did an amazing job helping me prepare for the reception leading up to and on the day. I cannot fault anything and I absolutely 100% would recommend Taronga Centre as the best wedding venue in Sydney. The food was so great that people were lining up for the dessert canapes we chose and it was all gone within minutes - we didn't even get to try any of the dessert because people took it off our plates from our table! We had nutella doughnuts, crackle top profiteroles and macaroons.

Margaret C.

21 May 2016

Absolutely fantastic! Kylie was fantastic to deal with. The food was wonderful!

Charlotte O.

14 May 2016

Everything was perfect. The experience was fantastic.

Georgia H.

6 May 2016

Our recent wedding at the Taronga Centre was amazing! Kylie and all the staff made it a seamless, easy and fun experience with nothing being too much trouble. The food and venue were absolutely fantastic. I cannot express enough how pleased we were. Absolutely recommend! Exceeded expectations!

Denielle H.

9 Apr 2016

They were really good, food was excellent staff was very friendly and helpful.

Seda Y.

1 Apr 2016

These guys were just a blessing. Leading up to the big day and during the wedding. Every staff involved was friendly, professional and just made everything so easy! I did not have to worry about a single thing on the day. Everything ran smoothly thanks to the Zoo staff. It was a pleasure working with everyone!

Ashleigh B.

27 Feb 2016

Simply beautiful and so easy to deal with.

Kirby H.

22 Jan 2016

Their service was outstanding!

Sarah B.

28 Dec 2015

worth every cent - I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending the team there ... everything was superlative ... food, service, organisation, etc etc

Louise Z.

20 Dec 2015

They amazing. The staff and service were fantastic!

Kirby H.

19 Dec 2015

I would highly recommend this venue! The photos were amazing. It was such a fantastic venue.

Sabrina A.

12 Dec 2015

Really good.

Chantal M.

19 Sep 2015

Amy and the team from the Taronga centre were fantastic. They made our wedding planning journey so easy. Nothing was a problem and they could not be more helpful. On the day, everything went to plan and not to mention, it has one of the best views in Sydney!!

Stephanie P.

18 Sep 2015

We loved our reception. The view, the set up on the night, allowing us to make the reception truly ours with the cheese table, band, and our own personal decorations. Amy and Kylie the wedding coordinators were extremely helpful and professional throughout the whole process. Our guests love the location- expeically during canapés on the balcony overlooking the harbour and enjoying the sunset. This was an exceptional place to hold our wedding and we are so glad we will have such happy memories of this location for many years to come.

Stephanie D.

5 Sep 2015

We had both our wedding ceremony and reception at Taronga Centre. It was truly spectacular – the venue was outstanding. Everything went perfectly and the day ran smoothly – all credit to our Wedding and Event Coordinators – Kylie and Amy for making it all happen! It was such a pleasure working with them – no question or request was ever any trouble, they were always so informative and helpful. We are so happy we choose this venue and would not change a thing from the night. The staff was excellent, food and service was outstanding and we had so many guests complimenting the staff and service and venue throughout the whole night.

Fiona J.

28 Aug 2015

Fantastic! The staff were excellent and very thorough from start to finish. Communication was prompt and easy and the comments from our guests on the wedding night was that the food and service was great. A really good night and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them!

Fiona J.

28 Aug 2015

Excellent food which all our guests commented upon!

Jessica K.

6 Jun 2015

Amy and her team did a remarkable job to make our engagement party a big success and soo memorable! The view was breathtaking, food was GREAT, service was friendly and professional... we received many positive feedback from our guests. The coordinator Amy was tremendously helpful in responding to all of our queries very very promptly, and even accommodated to a couple of (very) last minute requests. We felt like we were being looked after very well by the team at Restaurant Associates and Taronga Centre and we would not have changed one bit of it.

Pip M.

1 May 2015

Extremely helpful, attentive prompt staff, Amy the wedding coordinator was exceptional with her replies to all my emails and questions. The food and service were perfect!

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