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Taronga Zoo

Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman, New South Wales 2088, Australia
61 2 9969 2777
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Mosman
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Walking, Camping
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our time at Toronga zoo. The bird show is a lot of fun. Our son enjoyed feeding the farm animals- goats, sheep, silkie chickens, and pigs. While waiting to feed the animals there is a great little water and play area nearby for all the kids cooled off on a warm day. Tip; bring the kids swimmers and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Heard about the zoo that has that amazing view of the city and would like to check that with my own eyes. Indeed, the view was beautiful. There are not many places in Sydney that have the Opera house, the Harbour Bridge and giraffes on the picture background ;) Another purpose of the visit, was to see the Australian animals.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Absolute best zoo I have EVER been too! Get in early, you will want to spend all day here. Highly recommend attending the shows, and the walk-through lemur exhibit tours were a highlight for us! Buying your tickets online saves you time, I recommend pre-purchasing tickets. Cafe onsite was well-priced and delicious, but we also brought our own food for... More

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Main Beach, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Must admit we went about 4pm and I think a lot of the animals had already called it a day. We couldn't see the monkeys in the enclosure. The "air rail?" was great. The views spectacular. My mistake going so late in the afternoon. I suggest an early visit when it is not so hot and the animals are hopefully... More

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Bournemoith
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

On the plus side the ride across the harbour is a great way to reach this attraction, and when you are there the views back across the harbour are magnificent. After that it all gets rather disappointing. There are full size replicas of dinosaurs, which may be entertaining to the younger visitor, but are not really what one expects in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I am Sydney born & bred & have visited this zoo at least 20 times over 35 years but this was the first for 8 years. A lot has changed the grounds look great & a new animatronic dinosaur trek was well received by our 5 yr old! However where have the animals gone??? Walking the enclosures it seems like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We were there for 5.5 hours and still only saw half of it. Their kids playgrounds are absolutely amazing- our daughter's jaw dropped when she saw it. Absolutely outstanding zoo!

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Went to the zoo with some friends from America. None of us had been before a we were all very impressed. A nice ferry ride accross the Harbour to start and then a great stroll around this well set out facility. Been to a number of Zoos including Singapore and Taronga rates very highly.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Best Zoo I have ever been to. The ferry ride over is very pleasant. If possible BYO lunch as the food is expensive and pretty average.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Location is nice, just opened to Sydney bay. You can encounter many animals from all around the world, however most of them they leave you a "sad" feeling...like most of the Zoos... Australian section should be improved, in terms of areas and animals... A nice place to go with children, mainly....

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