Matt Damon on trip to Sydney's Taronga Zoo with wife Luciana and kids

Matt Damon hands out $50 tips to staff and has a blast feeding a giraffe during a trip to Sydney’s Taronga Zoo with wife Luciana and their children

Matt Damon has been in Australia since the start of the year, as he shoots his role in Marvel’s Thor: Love and Thunder, currently being filmed in Sydney.

While the Hollywood superstar, 50, and his family have based themselves in the seaside town of Byron Bay, NSW, on Friday they ventured to Sydney for a visit to Taronga Zoo. 

Matt, his wife Luciana, 45, and their daughters, Isabella, 14, Gia, 12, Stella, 10, travelled to the zoo by boat and visited various animal enclosures. 

Family time: Matt Damon and his family ventured to Sydney for a visit to Taronga Zoo. Pictured with daughters Alexia and Stella 

Matt looked relaxed as he accompanied his family to the iconic zoo, which sits on Sydney Harbour, with the five blending in with the other tourists. 

The Bourne Identity actor wore a simple navy blue shirt with a pair of olive cargo pants. 

He covered up his famous face with a pair of sunglasses, and wore a blue cap on his head. 

Fun: Matt, his wife Luciana, 45, and their daughters, Isabella, 14, Gia, 12, Stella, 10, travelled to the zoo by boat and visited various animal enclosures

Cool: Luciana looked chic in a pair of white overalls under which she had on a black tank bodysuit 

Casual: The Bourne Identity actor wore a simple navy blue shirt with a pair of olive cargo pants

Spot him: He covered up his famous face with a pair of sunglasses, and wore a blue cap 

Luciana looked chic in a pair of white overalls under which she had on a black bodysuit. 

She too opted for sunglasses, as well as a black cap, tasseled cross-body bag and  white sneakers. 

Surrounded by his amused family, Matt appeared to have a fantastic time getting up close and personal with a giraffe. 

Loves it! Surrounded by his amused family, Matt appeared to have a fantastic time getting up close and personal with a giraffe

Fun! The Elysium actor grinned as he held out a carrot for the long-necked animal to graze on

Impressed! His daughters and wife looking on and snapping away with their cameras, Matt smiled as he giraffe ate the treat it had grabbed from him 

Snap! The A-lister picked up his camera to take some photographs of his own 

Smile! At one stage he appeared to be taking a selfie with the giraffe in the background 

The Elysium actor grinned as he held out a carrot for the long-necked animal to graze on. 

His daughters and wife looking on and snapping away with their cameras, Matt make quite a spectacle of himself, giggling as he giraffe grabbed the treat.

The A-lister picked up his own camera to take some photographs of the animals, and appeared to be enjoying his day out just like any other visitor to the zoo. 

Snack time: Luciana spent some time in the gift shop, where she withdrew a stack of $50 bills that Matt later handed out to staff

At fan: His daughters grabbed bottles of water and iced treats, while Matt picked up a nature print to hang at home

Busy working? Matt, who was wearing flip flops on what was a warm and sunny day, stopped to check his phone outside the gift shop 

Like anyone else! Matt looked relaxed as he accompanied his family to the iconic zoo, which sits on Sydney Harbour, with the five blending in with the other tourists

As well as the giraffes, Matt and his brood also visited the gorillas, and spent some time in the gift shop.  

His daughters grabbed bottles of water and iced treats, while Matt picked up a nature print to hang at home. 

Luciana spent a stack of $50 bills from the ATM, and, before they all boarded a boat back to the city, after Matt zoo tipped staff $50 each. 

What a guy! Matt also went out of his way to help others aboard the boat safely

Superhero: He reached out his hand to assist passengers as the waves rocked the vessel

Generous: Before they all boarded a boat back to the city, after Matt tipped staff with a fresh batch of $50 notes his wife had withdrawn from ATM

What a gent! The actor helped his wife board safely, too, before they sped off across the harbour back to Sydney city 

He also went out of his way to help others aboard the boat safely, reaching out his hand to assist as the waves rocked the vessel, which then sped off across Sydney Harbour back to Sydney city.  

Matt is in Australia reprising his comedic cameo from the 2017 Thor installment, Thor: Ragnarok. 

He portrayed an Asgardian actor who is portraying the character Loki, normally played by Tom Hiddleston, in a theatrical production which takes place within the film.   

In town: Matt is in Australia reprising his comedic cameo from the 2017 Thor installment, Thor: Ragnarok

Complex! He portrayed an Asgardian actor who is portraying the character Loki, normally played by Tom Hiddleston, in a theatrical production which takes place within the film

Thor: Love and Thunder, features a similar play scene, which the Downsizing actor filmed this week in Sydney’s Little Bay. 

Matt and his family have been living in the idyllic town Bryon Bay, which has become a favourite for Hollywood celebrities visiting Down Under. 

The Martian actor has been travelling between Bryon Bay and Sydney by private jet to film scenes for Thor: Love and Thunder over the past month. 

Filming: Thor: Love and Thunder, features a similar play scene, which he filmed this week in Sydney’s Little Bay

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