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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

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  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2055WILD

Go behind-the-scenes at Sydney Taronga Zoo for an in-depth, interactive and close up encounter with Australian wildlife. Feed 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.


Highlights

  • Ideal choice for families
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • All entrance fees included
Taronga Zoo is one of Sydney’s top attractions and is loved by locals and tourists alike. Located on the magnificent harbor, just 12 minutes by ferry with views of iconic landmarks this is truly a zoo with a view!

Arrive at the zoo and take the Sky Safari gondola to the top entrance. Fly above the Zoo as it skims the canopy of the Asian rainforest inhabited by Taronga's orangutans and glide across the mysterious riverscape of AGL Amazonia, home to the Zoo's South American animals.

Meet your zoo keeper and start your in-depth Wild Australia Experience that will bring you close to the animals and where you will learn about the work of the zoo keepers. Learn about the unique Australian animals and how they are cared for at the zoo, go behind the scenes into restricted access areas, see how the food is prepared in the 'animal kitchen,' and help feed the wallabies and kangaroos.

You will get to enter the Australian bushland and the underground world of the endangered Southern hairy-nosed wombat, discover the mysteries of the platypus, and explore the nocturnal house for a close encounter with the normally shy and elusive wildlife which only venture out at night.

At the end of your tour you'll be served a light snack at Harbourview Cafe and receive a souvenir gift.

Admission to Taronga Zoo is included so you are free to spend the day exploring the many exhibits and shows before and after your tour. Join the regularly scheduled keeper talks to learn more about Taronga Zoo's wide variety of animals.



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Departure Point:

Taronga Zoo, Mosman, Sydney

Return Details:

Returns to original departure point

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10:15am Departure
Code: WILD10

Departs at 10am including full day admission to Taronga Zoo

From
AUD127.00
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2pm Departure
Code: WILD20

Departs at 2pm, including full day admission to Taronga Zoo

From
AUD127.00
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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

Sydney's Taronga Zoo

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 Information:

  • 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, 2014
    9:30am - 5pm September 1, to April 30, 2015                 *New Years Eve is subject to change due to the NYE celebrations

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 you can take the zoo bus service that meets every ferry.

Restaurant and fast food outlets

Taronga Food Market - open 9.00am - 5.00pm
Located near the elephant enclosure with indoor and outdoor seating offering 6 different food and beverage outlets

Cafe Harbourview - open 10.00am - 4.00pm
Cafe style menu featuring Mediterranean platters, salads, hot food and delicious cakes

Fish and Chips Takeaway - open 11.00am - 2.00pm
Offers your favourite seafood treats, salt'n'pepper squid, calamari, garlic prawns and fish and chips

Terrace Cafe - open 9.00am - 5.00pm
Located inside the main entrance and offers a range of sandwiches, wraps, pastries, coffee and drinks

Taronga Zoo also has many picnic areas, so bring a picnic basket and enjoy lunch with views overlooking Sydney Harbour
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Mr S J H, August 2014

Brilliant tour, especially behind the scenes, we thoroughly enjoyed it. Would recommend it

Reviewed by: marielaure.cousin, August 2014

Excellent experience. You get to know so much more with a zoo keeper (we had two for my sister and I!) would recommend it to animal lovers

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Tour code: 2055WILD