Sydney

Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket

Sydney, Australia
  • 3 to 6 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Located on the shoreline of Sydney Harbour, Sydney Taronga Zoo is home to thousands of fascinating animals, including Australian natives such as the koala, kangaroo, and platypus. Check the schedule for daily keeper presentations, or book an animal encounter or guided tour (own expense) for a more in-depth experience.
  • See more than 350 different animal species from around the world
  • Watch an amazing free-flight bird show
  • Enjoy family fun and tricks at the seal show
  • Get closer to animals like giraffes and koalas with wildlife encounters (own expense)

What's Included

  • Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket
  • Seals for the Wild and Free Flight Birds
  • Limited Keeper Talks
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to the zoo
  • Optional zoo activities

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Bradleys Head Road
    Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Sydney Taronga Zoo opened in 1916 and has since become a major force for animal care, research, and conservation. You can take the ferry from Circular Quay to the zoo, a scenic ride that gives you stunning waterside views of the harbor city.

Once inside the zoo, proceed around ten themed areas where the animals live in surroundings similar to their natural habitats. Some of the featured themes focus on Wild Australia, the Great Southern Oceans and Wild Asia. x

Other optional activities such as animal encounters and guided tours can be booked at your own expense.

Taronga Zoo

Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
Operated by Taronga Zoo

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Day at the zoo
Juan_G, Apr 2024
What an awesome day. This is a must do with any trip to Sydney. It’s a short ferry ride from the city. You regret it , if you skip this .
Great zoo
Bill_E, Mar 2024
Great zoo. Limited animals, only aone or a few of each to see like the lions. A lot of steep steps, hard walking.
Fun and memorable
Soham_S, Mar 2024
Taronga Zoo, nestled by Sydney Harbour, offers an unforgettable encounter with Australia's iconic wildlife. The Australia exhibit, featuring koalas and kangaroos, is a highlight, allowing up-close encounters with these native creatures. What sets Taronga apart is its family-friendly layout, with pathways winding through lush gardens and naturalistic enclosures. Amenities like playgrounds and picnic areas enhance the experience for visitors of all ages. The zoo's commitment to animal welfare shines through in spacious, thoughtfully designed enclosures. Conservation and education initiatives are seamlessly integrated into the visitor experience. Overall, Taronga Zoo offers a memorable journey through Australian wildlife, perfect for families and animal enthusiasts alike.
Experience was fun and enjoyable. Allow yourself a few hours at least to enjoy the zoo. Maybe an afternoon or a morning.
Neil_J, Mar 2024
Koala bears were the best part. I would suggest to have more water refill stations. There was only two near the market and they were both closed. I am assuming the reason these were closed so you were forced to go buy water in the market. All in all the zoo was a good experience and interesting place to go to. Due to the heat, a lot of animals were not out and visible. Good the tiger, although he was in a enclosed cage.
Lovley
Catrin_K, Mar 2024
Even that was raining, it was lovley to be visiting Taragona Zoo It was fun to see how well kept The amimals has it.
Great morning at the zoo with wonderful views.
Karen_H, Mar 2024
Scan QR and enter. Ferry over, take bus or cable car to the top. Worth seeing. A smaller zoo along the likes of San Diego.
Great zoo with happy animals
Michael_O, Mar 2024
Easy to get to the zoo just walk up the hill from the ferry to the entrance. Showed them my phone ticket and got in quickly. The animals look Happy and have nice enclosures and you can see them all pretty well. Love the koala and kangaroo section because they are not hidden by cages or fences. In fact, the kangaroos could go up to you if they wanted to. You could be about 5 feet away from the koala bear in a tree!
Excellent Zoo with Great Volunteers.
arctikram, Mar 2024
Excellent experience highlighted by great guidance from Volunteer Graham who made our visit truly special. Would highly recommend! Some of our favorites were the tree kangaroos, the silverback, gorilla, the koalas, and the cassowary! Was amazing and very well organized! We were there several hours and didnt get to see it all!
US Visitors
Robert_A, Mar 2024
Good time but the kangaroo experience was not available so sad that we missed them. The other exhibits we nice and the park was clean.
Amazing zoo
Aaron_L, Feb 2024
There’s no need to redeem any ticket. Just proceed to the main entrance and get your QR code to be scanned and you’re set to go! Zoo is big with amazing layouts and glad to know that the animals are well fed and taken care of. You can also multiple amazing views of the city centre across the harbour in diff angles.
A must see
Joanne_M, Feb 2024
Loved how interactive the zoo is and how the animals are happy in their habitats! Loved the koala and seal talk and the kangaroos!
Fun day at the ZOO
Carol_K, Feb 2024
We took the ferry over to the zoo. It took a total of 3 hours to complete our trip. Nice variety of animals. It was a hot day but plenty of shade to combat the heat.
Taronga Zoo, Sydney
Mark_D, Feb 2024
Wonderful Zoo, able to see animals very close up. Also the zoo seems to be interested in conservation and is very informative.
Encounter with the Koalas, Kangaroos and elephants.
Alba_D, Jan 2024
Our encounter with the koalas and the Kangaroos was very interesting and also the Elephants. The food was delicious and very healthy.
We spent 6 hours in the...
Alex_G, Jan 2024
We spent 6 hours in the zoo and were not able to visit all the sites. The layout of the zoo sites is very well maintained. Small pingiuins, coualas and jiraphas were our favorite.
Taronga zoo
Lori_W, Jan 2024
Easy to get to. Beautiful animals and birds. Took ferry over from city. Beautiful views if the city from the zoo as well.
A guide helps visitors learn about the animals
Marjory_B, Jan 2024
Though we enjoyed visiting the zoo a lot, we realized when we happened to be able to hear a guide talking to a group, we realized that we would have learned so much more and enjoyed it more if we were with a guide. The organization and management of the zoo was efficient allowing for a large number of people coming into the zoo to quickly spread out so it never felt crowded. The zoo was a place where animals could be observed in a natural habitat, which allowed me to feel comfortable in the setting.
Great morning
Wayne_R, Jan 2024
The Rocks part was a highlight but really enjoyed the whole experience was a great morning thank you, 😊 our tour guide was friendly ans knowledgeable and she added to tje experience
Place to revisit again and to recommend with our friends
Albert_V, Dec 2023
Great zoo, very nice place and personels are very accomodating and friendly. There more wild animals and fantastics shows.
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Avikash_P, Dec 2023
We had a fantastic time at the zoo. So easy to access and get around including catching ferry for harbour cruise
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