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Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9969 2777
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Camping, Viewing wildlife, Walking
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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The zoo is the zoo, but it is a great day out. If you go in winter wear lots of warm clothes. The animals mostly seem happy and the enclosures are animal friendly which is nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The zoo is the zoo, but it is a great day out. If you go in winter wear lots of warm clothes. The animals mostly seem happy and the enclosures are animal friendly which is nice. It is also nice to see that they have not shied away from saying how things used to be done in less enlightened times... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Taronga Zoo was nicely kept, the animals looked healthy, and the views were amazing. Our group ranged from 13 years old to 74 years old, and everyone enjoyed it equally. The gondola ride near the entrance takes you to the top of the zoo, and you walk downhill from there, so other than a lot of walking, it is not... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I took my family here and met up with my sister in law and her best friend, we had a great time. We took the ferry from circular quay and the line was very long for the gondola lift, it was worth it tho. The food places inside I thought was not too bad. I highly recommend the seal show.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I had not been to Taronga Zoo since I first arrived in Australia 50 years ago, so my expectations were undoubtedly too high. I was very excited, as I love to visit the word's great zoos. The visit started off well, with the entertaining Seal Show. However, after that it was disappointing, as nearly all of the animals were asleep.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Just another zoo? Well, maybe, but it's beautifully maintained and the animals are in the open. Where else can you see Koalas and Kangaroos and arms length away with no bars. Two adults on a beautiful June day enjoyed this zoo trememdously. We were referred by two other adults and told not to miss this zoo. They were right, and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Went to visit on a Friday afternoon (today) and it was extremely crowded. Wanted to catch show but the queue were extremely long. Other than these down sides, overall it's quite a good experience there. It has got a lot of spices in the zoo and not all are enclosed behind the glass panel. Not able to view some animals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The zoo is located a short 12 min ferry ride and you can ride up to the main entrance by gondola(recommended) but buy the ferry + ticket ride at the same time. With the zoo built almost on the entire hillside it reminded me of the San Diego Zoo. I highly recommend you do the wild ropes (kids need to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A great family day out. Excellent way to see a broad range of Aussie animals, as well as nocturnal animals, farm animals and those endangered. Exceptionally good for children, other than the steep terrain, with plenty to see and ongoing upgrades and special exhibits. In our view a "must do; if visiting Sydney - we recommend the ferry trip from... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was a bit of a rushed trip being a work trip, I think this bit was the treat part of the trip. We all stayed at the zoo in the Roar and Snore safari tent accommodation which was a great experience, I have stayed in this type of thing before which I don't mind, adds to the experience but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We live in Sydney and we keep on going to the zoo as it is a great place. The views are fantastic, the many animals are well looked after. The children love feeding and petting the farm animals. The seal show and the bird show are a "must see". The free ride on the cable car is a lot of... More 

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Additional Information about Taronga Zoo

Address: Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9969 2777
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Mosman
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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