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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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Take the gondola up to the entrance of the zoo. Cafe not the greatest but it is cool to see all the animals and their enclosures

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Take the gondola up to the entrance of the zoo. Cafe not the greatest but it is cool to see all the animals and their enclosures

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

It was great to return to Taronga Zoo after approximately 20 years. Sometimes you tend to be let down by your expectations on how you remembered a venue but we weren't let down. Quality exhibits, spectacular views and a great free Lemur experience made it a great day out. Food options are limited and expensive, but this seems the norm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

To celebrate our anniversary we purchased roar & snore tickets for Taronga Zoo. The ticket price was rather high but it was Definitely worth it! The night begins with a private tour of the zoo as you make your way to the campsite where the tents are pitched & already set up with bedding. The view is spectacular looking out... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

To start your day out at the zoo with a ferry ride across the water and passed the Opera House is just a perfect way to start. From disembarking the ferry, we hopped onto one of the waiting buses and it took us up to the zoo entrance in a matter of minutes. The zoo itself is set in really... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

this city zoo is very much like any other government zoo that you would find in a progressive country. the one thing that sets this place apart from the others is the view of sydney. the collection is average and it was a shame to see the elephants in a small exhibit. im sure they are just within the standard... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

An overnight stay with the Animals in luxury tents .... The advertising sounded good. The reality is the experience didn't reach anything like the hype. The accommodation is just 3 star. 18 tents and say 40 guests served by 5 toilets and showers. 3 of those cubicles did not have lockable doors. The night tour was conducted in the dark.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Me and my family (minus my eldest Son who is a Night Person and was still in bed) visited Taronga Zoo in January 2004. It was realy good. Lots to do, lots to see and it was a great day out. We took the Ferry from Central Quay in Sydney and enjoyed the whole experience. Took the lift to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

The zoo is very big and well organised, the animals seem to be well taken care of. If you want a guarantee to see Australian animals while on the continent, I guess this is a guarantee to do so. They've got koalas and kangaroos even though to see the koalas up close you need to book a koala " encounter"... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

over all a nice place even tho a little over priced this zoo is what i was expecting to see, but couldnt help but think that if it wasnt for the view it would be just like any other zoo. it was a shame to see the elephants in such a small exhibit and im sure that this place has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I first went to Taronga zoo, probably 50 years ago. Over the years I have been a fairly regular visitor, and at one stage holding membership there. I went back after a 10 year absence from Australia. They have been constantly improving the zoo, whilst paying special attention to the conservation of the animals. It was great to see families... More 

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