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Taronga Zoo

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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
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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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Excellent family day

We had a lovely time just wondering around the various animal enclosures. The food from the Food Market was a little ordinary but we were late stopping for lunch. We didn't do the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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North Queensland
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely time just wondering around the various animal enclosures. The food from the Food Market was a little ordinary but we were late stopping for lunch. We didn't do the sky car but caught the bus from the ferry dock to the front gate and that seemed to be a lot quicker.

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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Looking good for the 100 years celebrations at the end of the year. The Zoo is in great shape and plenty of construction is currently under way.

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Thank Greg G
Coolum Beach, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was lucky enough to do the Roar and Snore earlier this week. It was a fantastic experience but was missing a major component - the Roar! We did hear snoring but no roaring - why? Because there are no lions at Taronga Zoo! In fact, there are no big cats, the only cat was the fishing cat (nice but... More 

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Thank Sally H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Taronga zoo is in an amazing location with a view of Sydney city. The animals are well cared for. The zoos keepers are well informed and the seal show was amazing and very educational. The zoo takes approximately 3 hours to take on the majority of the enclosures (we skipped the reptiles). Good for all ages

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Thank Rebecca T
Istanbul Province, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went there as a family. We bought the tickets earlier but we waited for a while until they understand that they should have a separate que for people who already have the tickets. Although this was upsetting, we liked the zoo a lot. Especially encounter with the coalas.

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Thank PerranBoran
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I organised a date with my boyfriend here and it was perfect, they have so many animal shows and events to watch throughout the day and it's a beautiful place to walk around In. The food stalls are a little pricey but that was expected. The best part about the zoo is all the conservation they do. Plan your next... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a day at the Taronga Zoo it was amazing the zoo is really quite hilly but the enclosures were fantastic, the animals were great and the scenic cable car ride was such a beautiful way to end our day. And all of these amazing animals with the must picturesque backdrops of Sydney . A must do !!

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Thank Deb L
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While the Zoo is set on a steep hillside it has been carefully set out so that you start from the highest point (courtesy of the chairlift) and work your way down or around. There is so much to see but we ran out of energy before we saw everything we wanted to see. There are food stops and toilets... More 

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Thank Diana H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The setting of Taronga zoo is superb. The views you get of Sydney from a top the hills where the zoo is situated are breath taking. The animals all seemed well taken care of with plenty of room to roam and swim. The restaurant there has an amazing view and is very affordable with some nice offerings though a little... More 

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Mequon, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an absolutely lovely zoo with an array of creatures you don't see at north american zoos. In addition, the views are spectacular as you ride up to the zoo in the funicula. Easy access via the ferry or bus.

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