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Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9969 2777
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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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Good see the babies chimp!

We just did our yearly visit to Taronga zoo with the 3 kids (3, 9, 12). We really enjoyed the babies chimp: they're so cute! For first comers, it is quite a big zoo. I always ask... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We just did our yearly visit to Taronga zoo with the 3 kids (3, 9, 12). We really enjoyed the babies chimp: they're so cute! For first comers, it is quite a big zoo. I always ask the kids which animal they really want to see (one!) and we plan our visit accordingly. The nice thing about going in April... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I have been really excited to do the new high ropes course at Taronga for ages as I havent done a ropes course since I was 14 (im now 24) and it looks amazing. I finally dragged by 12 yo cousin along to do it with me on Saturday. We booked in on the day at the reservations desk and... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Taronga Zoo is located on the slopes overlooking Sydney Harbour, offering a wonderful backdrop to the animal enclosures. We arrived by ferry from Circular Quay so disembarked at the lower entrance to the Zoo. Two options here, 1 - take the cable car to the top or 2 - take a bus up to the main entrance. We took the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Visited the zoo as a day out with the kids. Drove and parked in the car park for the day - probably not the cheapest way but more practical. We arrived at opening time and then spent the next 25mins getting tickets - tip buy them before hand. There was heaps of people going the standard way so we went... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful and wonderful spot. I've never been a zoo guy, but the views surrounding this place were absolutely stunning!!!!

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The zoo was very busy on the day I visited. The staff were really friendly and helpful. I hadn't been to the zoo in many, many years. The last time I was there I remembered there being more animals than was currently there. Some enclosures were under construction which made the displays even more limited. I didn't think that the... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

How sad I feel after today's visit I was looking forward to this trip. However a small heRd of elephants 4 in total in a approx 50 meter space one elephant so distressed he stood rocking himself back and forwards. A raptor bird with one wing missing due to flying into a metal fence so can never fly watches the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Short bus trip down Military Rd from Mosman or drive to ample car park. $17 after 90 minutes.I am just amazed at the variety and care for the animals housed at the Zoo. No cages like I saw 55 years ago as a youngster. The grandkids loved it and so did the oldies. A lot of walking up and down... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Our visit to the Taronga Zoo was very pleasant! We took the ferry there which I definitely recommend. We had a bit of trouble getting around because my husband is disabled and walks with a walker, and the zoo is all hills. Although there are ramps all over, some were pretty steep and we couldn't see as much as we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This Zoo you must be on top of the list of things to do in when You are in Sydney. Best way to get the Zoo is on board the Ferry from Cirular Quay and you get to cruise on Port Jackson. Make sure You get to bird show at lest a hour before it starts as it will be... More 

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