Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

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Go behind-the-scenes at Sydney Taronga Zoo for an in-depth, interactive and close up encounter with Australian wildlife. Get close to a wallaby and take photos with a koala during this intimate small group tour which has a maximum of only eight participants. Led by a professional zoo keeper, you'll learn all about Australian animals as you meet them face-to-face at Sydney Taronga Zoo. 

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  • Min price: $100.62
  • Recommended duration of visit: 2 hours
  • Departure Point: Taronga Zoo, Mosman, Sydney

Departure Times:

  • Departs at 10am including full day admission to Taronga Zoo
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  • Departs at 2pm, including full day admission to Taronga Zoo
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  • Good for:
    • Ideal choice for families
    • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
    • All entrance fees included
  • Operates: Daily
  • Itinerary: How to get to Taronga Zoo:The easiest way to get to the zoo is by ferry. Not only is it convenient but a great way to see the spectacular Sydney Harbour. Ferries depart from Wharf 2 at Circular Quay every 30 minutes.Once you have arrived at Taronga Wharf, take the Sky Safari gondola for a ride high over the zoo grounds. over looking Sydney's most famous landmarks and giving you a bird's-eye view over the zoo inhabitants, ending at the top entrance of the zoo. Alternatively, take the zoo's bus shuttle that meets every ferry.Food vendors:The zoo offers several restaurant and cafe options, with sit-down or casual dining choices available. Taronga Zoo also has many picnic areas; you are welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy while soaking in spectacular views overlooking Sydney Harbour.
  • Inclusions:
    • Behind the scenes tour with a professional zoo keeper
    • General admission ticket
    • Sky Safari gondola round-trip
    • Morning or afternoon tea
    • Souvenir gift
  • Exclusions:
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transportation to the zoo
    • Food and drinks unless specified
  • Additional info:
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Maximum of 8 people per tour
    • Taronga Zoo Opening Hours: 9:30am - 5pm September 1, to April 30, 2014 9:30am - 4:30pm May 1, to August 31, 20149:30am - 5pm September 1, to April 30, 2015                 *New Years Eve is subject to change due to the NYE celebrations
  • Return Details: Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviews

  • 5
    - 19 December 2017 -

    I was amazed to discover this beautiful zoo just a quick ferry ride from Circular Quay. When you get off the boat, you are transported up over the zoo to the entrance in the air...wow! There is so much to see and so many interesting people to talk with at every enclosure. Is is obvious how dedicated these people are and the animals look healthy and happy. I wa blessed to spend two hours ALONE maximum of 8 in a group but I lucked out with zookeeper Natalie as part of the Wild Australia Experience. She was wonderful. She showed me all around the Australian section where I fed wallabies, an echidna, a feather tail glider, a wombat, koalas, and Tasmanian devils. She also brought me into the kitchen where meals are prepared to ensure animals get the nutritional best! I felt very at home with Natalie and answered all my questions and more! You must visit this zoo...it changed my opinion of them!

  • 5
    - 18 December 2017 -

    Outstanding trip!! Highly recommend!

  • 5
    - 16 December 2017 -

    This was one of my highlights in our visit to Sydney. It was so cool to go backstage. I must've taken a thousand photos of the sleepy koalas. We got to feed a wallaby and pet an echidna and just learn about what Taronga Zoo does. Would highly recommend!

  • 5
    - 16 December 2017 -

    Wendy, a zoo keeper at Taronga, gave us an opportunity to meet and interact with some of her favorite nocturnal animals at the zoo. She gave an interesting overview of each animal and what makes them unique in the animal kingdom. A common theme noted with every zoo keeper presentation was a message of conservation and preservation--brilliant. Don't miss the Bird Show at the end of the day. It was a wonderful finale to a great day at a world class zoo!

  • 5
    - 02 December 2017 -

    Amazing behind the scenes Tour with our zoo guide Cheers Rob...Very informative and close encounters with some of the wonderful Australian animals... Afterwards we spent quite a few hours looking around this magnificent zoo at our own pace before catching the ferry...Would definitely Recommend..,This is a must for animal lovers,very enjoyable.

  • 5
    - 29 November 2017 -

    terrific private tour of parts of this wonderful zoo. a first hand view of koalas, kangaroos and other wildlife native to Australia. wonderful guide!!!

  • 5
    - 26 November 2017 -

    I highly recommend this!

  • 5
    - 24 November 2017 -

    This is a great tour! I got to pet a wallaby and hold a feather-tailed glider. Our guide was very knowledgeable and I learned a lot about Australia's wildlife.

  • 5
    - 20 November 2017 -

    The Wild Australia Experience makes the zoo worth while. This is the only way to get close to the animals, get all the information on preservation, nutrition, behavior etc. The koala encounter is amazing!! Highly recommended

  • 5
    - 18 November 2017 -

    Our guides were great! We especially enjoyed meeting the koalas and kangaroos.

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