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Taronga Zoo, Sydney

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Highlights

  • Get Introduced to Australia's unusual wildlife - excellent photographic opportunities with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats and echidna's
  • Take a behind the scenes tour of Taronga Zoo led by one of the keepers
  • Includes zoo admission, Sky Safari cable car, all day access to the zoo.
  • After the tour stay in the Zoo and explore at your leisure

Overview

This exclusive and special journey, behind-the-scenes tour, is led by an experienced Taronga Zoo keeper at Australia’s best wildlife park designed especially for the inquisitive traveler.. Your very small group will enjoy greeting koalas in their enclosure, getting up close to kangaroos and wallabies and learn how we take care of our animals. Designed to encourage interaction between visitors, Australian animals, and the zoo keepers, this tour will give you an in-depth look and knowledge, you couldn't get anywhere else, at the unique wildlife that resides at one of Australia’s most comprehensive zoos. Includes: Refreshments with the keeper plus a souvenir. Be introduced to Australia’s unusual wildlife and have your photograph taken with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats and echidnas as well as over 200 animals in the Street’s 'Creatures of the Wollemi' exhibit. Also enjoy a round trip on the Sky Safari cable car and discover why Taronga is known as 'The Zoo with a View'.

Only 12 minutes by ferry from the city – Taronga Zoo is nestled on the shores of the world’s most beautiful harbour. Taronga Zoo has the largest native and exotic collection in New South Wales. Highlights include the world famous Free Flight Bird and Seal Show, scenic Sky Safari Cable Car and the chance to be photographed next to koalas and giraffes. Discover our Asian baby elephant calf – Luk Chai, feed the giraffes or see lions, tigers, bears and rare snow leopards. Open daily 9.00am – 5.00pm.

Itinerary

Enjoy a round trip on the Sky Safari cable car, and have a fantastic aerial view of the zoo and its inhabitants.

The tour starts from the Information Center, Education Centre, Taronga Zoo, Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney. During the tour, you will hear an interesting commentary by the daily zoo keeper about the native animals and a diverse collection of exotic species.

Take in the breathtaking views of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and Sydney Cove as you zig zag your way past enclosures.

You can have your photographs taken with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats and echidna's as well as over 200 animals in the "Creatures of the Wollemi" exhibit.

After the guided tour you are free to stay and explore the zoo at your leisure.

The tour concludes at the point of departure.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

2 hours

Start time

Start time: 0915h (9:15am) and 1315h (1:15pm)
Duration: Guided Tour - 2 hours, you are then free to stay in the Zoo as long as you wish.

Meeting point

Hotel pick up not included. Tour starts from the Information Center, Education Centre, Taronga Zoo, Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney. You can reach there by bus or ferry.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

Tour concludes at the point of origin

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Inclusions

  • An informative, behind the scenes tour for the inquisitive traveller
  • Introduction to Australia's unusual wildlife, excellent photographic opportunities with kangaroos, wallabies, birds, wombats and echidna's as well as over 200 animals in the 'Creatures of the Wollemi' exhibit.
  • VIP Aussie Gold Tour price includes zoo admission, Sky Safari cable car, all day access to the zoo and the tour

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off

Do/Dont's

Remember to take a hat, sunscreen, a bottle of water and a camera.

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • Regular buses also travel to Taronga Zoo via North Sydney and Mosman.
  • Ferries from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo (Athol wharf) depart approximately every 30 minutes Monday to Sunday.
  • Yellow Water Taxis operate from Circular Quay, Darling Harbour and can be hailed from wharves at other points in the harbour.
  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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