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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: 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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We had an afternoon at the zoo with a precocious 3 year old grand son. It was a wonderful opportunity to see some excellent displays of wild life both Australian and exotic. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We had an afternoon at the zoo with a precocious 3 year old grand son. It was a wonderful opportunity to see some excellent displays of wild life both Australian and exotic. I recommend this to anyone visiting Sydney.

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Chelsea, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Wow! What a entrance! A smooth ferry trip across the harbour to the "Sky Safari Cable" cars with stunning views back to the city. The zoo itself was quite disappointing with many animals still in 1950's enclosures. Being built on the side of a hill it unfortunately doesn't lend itself to the openness and easiness of the Melbourne Zoo, eg.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I paid $53AUD (£26) for a day out to the Zoo. That included my ferry from circular quay to Taronga Zoo. The cable car over the zoo to the entrance & entry fee into the zoo. Saw some anaimals I had never seen before. It's only 20mins from the city & is a great day out.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Had a great afternoon with my family at Wild Ropes Taronga Zoo. You enter next to Emu's and Kangaroo's and then you start your adventure on one of four courses. You literally climb across rope challenges from tree to tree.It is great fun yet challenging at the same time. The Harbour,Opera House and Bridge views are spectacular and take your... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The zoo has all the usual animals but ones I hadnt seen before included leamers and red pandas. The giraffe experience was one of a kind and well worth the extra money to do so! The staff will take pictures with your cameras for you!!

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Gold Coast, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

First time back here since I was a child and it didn't disappoint. Everything was laid out so that getting around the zoo and seeing everything was easy. We would definitely love to go back again next time we're in Sydney

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We signed up for the Wild Australia experience at the zoo during the week in early May. We got very lucky and we were the only ones on our tour with Vanessa. Vanessa is an incredible guide! She's knowledgeable and informative. We got to see and feed a number of animals and take as many photos as we wanted. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We book a night in the zoo as a surprise for our kids. When we showed up the staff was waiting and explained how it all goes. They were all very entertaining and full of enthusiasm. The accommodation is good even though it was a cold night. The evening went by very quickly with lots of stories from the keepers.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely love taking my 4 yr old grandson who adores the zoo. Sky rail is always a thrill and staff are great! We live near parramatta so quite a distance but well worth it!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best things that I have done on vacation! The guides are extremely informative and nothing is too much trouble. The tents are very comfortable, the beds are REALLY comfortable. There are appetizers and drinks when you arrive and then a buffet with a lot of different choices and beer and wine for those that want... More 

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