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Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9969 2777
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking, Camping
Description: Taking a ferry directly from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo, located in the...
Taking a ferry directly from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo, located in the suburb of Mosman, is the first unexpected joy of visiting the animal park. Once there, the leisurely trails and opportunity to see some of Australia's distinct wildlife become apparent, as does the striking view of the Harbour Bridge from the seating at the aerial bird show. Advance booking can give you the chance to see koalas up close, or stay overnight and 'camp' in the zoo.
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Excellent set up and well laid out, we went on a very rainy day but still got to see all of the zoo and took around 6 hours, some animals were sheltered from the rain but came out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent set up and well laid out, we went on a very rainy day but still got to see all of the zoo and took around 6 hours, some animals were sheltered from the rain but came out when it stopped and we were lucky enough to be there when the dinosaurs were on display! We got our ticket with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

was a great day out, the zoo was great animals looked healthy and happy, staff great very friendly and plenty of the to ask questions.... My only thing is that you cant buy tickets at the bottom of the zoo when you get off the ferry, you have to pay for a bus journey up the hill to buy tickets,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We went there via ferry on a very wet day, unsure if the Cable Car would be running but it was so that was a good start. At the top of the Cable Car ride is the zoo shop, cafe, toilets etc. The walk back to the ferry is well signed and it's a pleasant meander through all the various... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I was really looking forward to going to Taronga Zoo. I was a little disappointed with the experience. There were some highlights like the shows. However there was elephants in what looked to be a space which was too small and there were Pelicans wandering through the cafe scaring children. Both were upsetting. Every other cafe seemed to be closed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The zoo had a temporary display of dinosaurs when we visited. Our 3yo is obsessed with dinosaurs, so she absolutely loved them!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I went to Taronga Zoo on Christmas Eve, which was great because there weren't too many people there. I did the Koala Experience and got my photo taken by a Koala. So cool! I really loved this zoo. I spent the whole day there, and could have spent more time because I loved it so much. Walking amongst the kangaroos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Pleasant day. Nice walk around and the zoo is well kept. We visited during an off-peak time, so it was relatively quiet at the zoo. The keeper talks were really informative. The seal and birds shows were entertaining. Really beautiful location, with stunning views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the zoo on a really, really hot January day! Even the animals were hot and bothered with many of them not moving too much. Can't blame them really! The zoo is a great day out. It is expensive but they do offer family passes and I purchased mine through the NRMA members site which cheaper and good value.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I spent most of the day checking out the other sexes butts. But it is a good day. I do feel "sorry" for some of these animals, but they definitely don't look malnourished. Never got to watch any shows... because there was so much to view we never got around to it. Get off of your bum, rain or shine,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Pleasant day out despite the super full ferry and stinking hot day. Nice walk around and the zoo is well kept. Map is a little confusing but you just need to take your time. Lots of family things to do

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