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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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As a visitor from the US (Florida) where zoos are prevalent, wasn't sure this would be worth it. But it was! Great animals and great views, especially with the giraffes with the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a visitor from the US (Florida) where zoos are prevalent, wasn't sure this would be worth it. But it was! Great animals and great views, especially with the giraffes with the opera house behind them

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Rawlings, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taronga Zoo is a must see attraction if you are going to be in the Sydney area. The zoo is located on prime property across the harbor from Sydney. The zoo has a large variety of animals, fish and birds to see, and some great habitats to explore. There are also some fantastic overhead climbing trails that are a challenge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This zoo was great: exciting collection of animals, friendly staff, interesting exhibits, and ample opportunities for close encounters with the wildlife. There was an Australian Animals section with things like kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, koalas, etc. Really awesome chance to get up close with these animals. If you're an animal lover or even just curious, definitely check it out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Taronga Zoo with our family and had an absolutely amazing day. The grounds were immaculate and the animals were so amazing and interesting. Our children were blown away with the larger animals as were we, a great day out for all ages. Loved taking the ferry over as well, everything was so easy and accessible.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite expensive for what's in the zoo, which isn't much. Prepare for long, hilly walks and some empty areas. The cable car is quite short and really not much to see. It's a good way to exit or enter from the other end where the ferry is. I wouldn't recommend going when its too hot, it will wear you out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our favourite place to visit in Sydney. The animals, the views, the cable cars... It has it all. It's really worth taking out an annual membership if you want to visit a few times over your stay in Sydney.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Haven't been to Taronga Zoo for nearly 20 years - and we weren't to be disappointed. After taking a cruise from Circular Quay we arrived at the Zoo. We took the cable car up over the Zoo towards the entrance. It was so nice going over the Zoo above the treetops. The Zoo was very well laid out and had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Getting to and around this zoo was a fun, stress-free and interactive experience. We got the bus from Wynyard station (just across the road from The Menzies hotel) to Taronga zoo, it was a nice smooth ride across the bridge, with several stops along with way. Upon arriving we easily got the tickets and made our way past the souvenir... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would definitely not return here, lots of empty enclosures. For 46 dollars not really worth it. The good points it really was a zoo with a view.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So we took the Captain Cook Cruise (from iVenture Card) from Circular Quay Wharf 6 over to the Taronga Zoo. We arrived around midday, and fortunately it was a clear blue skied day hence good to be walking around. Upon arrival, we had to either (1) use the cable car and get up to the top of the hill where... More 

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