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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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Wild Ropes with great views

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo is a separate attraction from the zoo itself though it is enclosed within the zoo proper and can be purchased either separately from zoo entrance fee or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wild Ropes at Taronga Zoo is a separate attraction from the zoo itself though it is enclosed within the zoo proper and can be purchased either separately from zoo entrance fee or with it. It is essentially an obstacle course above ground which requires you to be harnessed in for obvious safety reasons. There are four courses in total and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our family recently visited Taronga Zoo on Sydney's North Shore. Overall the experience was great. Some of the highlights were the Koala experience and the Snake experience. Both cost extra but were worth the money as the price included really good family photos. Another unexpected highlight was the Seal show. We loved how the show was entertaining as well as... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Being a Sydney local I have been to taronga many many times from school excursions, birthdays, New Years, school holidays, family fun days etc. Having not been in over a year and receiving tickets to the new zip line experience for Christmas I was so excited for this trip and it did not fail to impress. The zoo is constantly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Take the ferry from Sydney harbour to the zoo, the ticket for the ferry is included in your bus pass.The zoo has well designated areas for the type of animal shown.They have large areas to roam. We were able to get very close to the giraffe. A bonus--great pictures of the Opera House and Sydney Bridge.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Sydney Taronga Zoo is one of the best that i have visited. It offers a beautiful terrace and landscape with second to none backdrop of the famous Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge), well organized pathways, variety of animals collection, great main entrance (esp.when using ferry and sky safari cable car), a kid playground and several hot photo spots (across... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I spent a rather overcast day at the zoo and whilst I did miss seeing some of the animals most of them were out and about. A good day out but I have been to better zoos in terms on animals. You do get some lovely views at this zoo though that you do not get at others. I did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Zoo is always a good choice if you travel with kids. Taronga is a large zoo. During our visit there's a few exhibit animals that we can not see, but it's probably because of the weather. They got a whole lot range of collection not only from Australia but also other continent. The best way to enjoy an attraction for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We visited Taronga earlier this month and had a fantastic time. The day we went was during down season so there weren't that many people at the zoo which was nice! The way the zoo is designed to overlook the harbour and Sydney is beautiful. Tons of different animals to see, including many Australian animals. All the enclosures appeared very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was the best part of the zoo for my family. My only complaint is that you can’t take your own camera on the ropes course and the pictures they offer for sale are not a good representation of how great the course is. I was willing to buy their pictures, but their pics are not in good spots. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We rode the bus out to the zoo and took the ferry back. It is a fun day out for all the family and the views are spectacular. We took the scenic ride on the sky lift and everyone enjoyed it. Our grandsons loved getting onto a moving car. We took in two shows. The bird and the seal show.... More 

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Additional Information about Taronga Zoo

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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