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"Taronga Park Zoo" Taronga Zoo Tip by Gypsystravels

Taronga Zoo, Sydney: 96 reviews and 199 photos

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The Zoo is one of the major tourist attractions in Sydney. The best way to get there is by ferry from Circular Quay. Once you arrive at the ferry landing on Mosma, take the tram up to the Zoo. You get a bird's eye view of the park and of Sydney Harbor.

I must say I was a bit disappointed with the Zoo. It was undergoing major restoration/construction and many of the exhibits and animals were not available for viewing. We were lucky enough to meet a travel writer who was staying at our hotel who gave us free passes to visit the Zoo. The free passes made up for any dissappointment as the entrance to the Zoo is a bit on the pricey side.

We did enjoy what little animals there were to see. One of the reasons why I wanted to visit the zoo was to see the koalas and kangaroos. You're allowed to be photographed with the koalas but you are not allowed to touch them.

This particular Koala had a joey in her pouch.

The koala area is located upon entering the park.

Make sure to take in one of the many bird and seal shows given throughout the day.
Showtimes are posted along the park and can also indicated on the park map.

The zoo is open everyday of the year including Christmas Day. The price of admission is $46 for Adults and $26 for children (4-15) and is open from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Address: Bradley's Head Road, Mosman
Directions: Open daily from 9-5. Purchase the Zoo Pass which includes return ferry ticket from Circular Quay, admission and Sky Safari ride.
Phone: 9969 2777

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 5, 2015
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