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Zoo Events offers elegant function rooms to accommodate any style and size of gathering – all with our signature touch of the wild. Select between the lush canopy and Tamarin monkeys of the Rainforest Room, the magical bamboo forest of the Bong Su Room, the garden views of the Lakeside Café or the paved terrace in the Leopard Lodge.

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Pavilions & Lawns

The gardens and pavilions scattered throughout the Zoo grounds are just right for an organised get-together with a casual feel – from corporate family days and club gatherings to celebrations with the family. We have a total of twelve lawns and six pavilion sections. Plenty of entertainment and outdoor furniture can be hired for use in this open space and customised to your event style.

50-100 per section

Giraffe Deck

Perfect for a cocktail event, the Giraffe Deck is a striking outdoor space with direct views into the giraffe enclosure. A cover provides protection from the weather when needed, and a 100-guest capacity means that parties of varying styles and sizes can all be accommodated.


Japanese Gardens

The Japanese Garden boasts cherry blossoms and manicured gardens overlooking the lake, the space can hold 80 guests comfortably.


Platypus Lawn

The natural surrounds of the Platypus Lawn is ideal, with capacity to hold 240 guests.


Butterfly House

The Butterfly House is a gorgeous backdrop for your event, allowing you to amongst the colours and life of the butterflies. You can enjoy a cocktail occasion in this space, or for larger events, the Butterfly Atrium is also available.

Cocktail 80 – 430