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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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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket
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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

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Wonderful zoo

This was a totally wonderful zoo. There was so much to see and many shows to enjoy :) the views from the zoo are incredible!! The ferry is quick and easy to use to get across to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Pleasanton, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a ferry across Sydney Harbor and got off at the zoo. It was a medium sized zoo and it took us about 3 hours to see the entire site. It was a great look at the unique Australian animals that we had never had a chance to see before. There were not as many close up opportunities as... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We purchased two tickets for the Taronga Zoo & Sky Safari/w Sydney Harbour Explorer Cruise. Which were also to enclude a guided tour of the Australian exhipits of the zoo. First when we got off the ferry the Sky Safari ride was not running. And we were not given the tour that was part of the package we purchased. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a totally wonderful zoo. There was so much to see and many shows to enjoy :) the views from the zoo are incredible!! The ferry is quick and easy to use to get across to the zoo and when you get there,there are three entrances you can use the lower entrance, main entrance which you can get a... More 

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Thank Philippa G
San Jose, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came here with my sister as we were looking for stuff to do while on the harbor. We saw the ferry for this and decided to buy tickets. Once you get off the ferry, you can either take the bus or walk to the zoo. The walk wasn't too far, so we opted for that. Once there, we didn't... More 

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Thank Christine N
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In Sydney on business but had a day off & caught the ferry over to the zoo from Darling Harbour. On arrival the cable car takes you up to the main entrance. Superb views from the zoo of Sydney. If you want to meet a koala book early as only a few slots. Plenty to do & animals to see.... More 

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Thank Awayalot3
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was so excited to go to Taronga Zoo,as I had not gone since the 1980`s.I was so disappointed.There were no Lions,Tigers,Polar Bears and many more.

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Thank Janine A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the children that I nanny for to this zoo whilst on holiday in Sydney and we all loved it! The zoo keepers do talks throughout the day about all of the animals, they tell you about each one individually and if they're a rescue etc. It's absolutely huge and we walked 18km just walking around it in a... More 

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Thank cburgess18
Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived by ferry from the CBD, a great day out. You see all the Australian animals up close and much more. Booked a close encounter with koala's, was lovely to be right next to them. The baby one's are so cute! The views back to central Sydney are amazing! A day out for all the family, will recommend to anyone.

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Thank Drackett
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This zoo is a great place to get close to native Australian wildlife. The meet and greet option to visit the koalas is worthwhile. The best time to be there is for the bird show at 3.30 pm with an amazing view of Sydney Opera House and the bridge in the background. Just a short ferry trip from Darling Harbour... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This zoo has all kinds of animals. We had a great time with the kids and the view from this zoo is unbeatable. You can drive in or access it by ferry. While you can only take a photo next to koalas and not touch them (like in Queensland) it was still a worthwhile upcharge if you cannot make it... More 

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