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Taronga Park Zoo Sydney Review

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Taronga Park Zoo, on the northern shores of Sydney Harbour, is home to over 2500 animals from most every country in the world. Taronga zoo is extremely popular with local Sydneyites and visitors alike and is easily accessible by public transport.

Plan to spend at least 4 hours at the zoo, but an all day visit would be best to see all the animals on display. Taronga Zoo is world class with upgraded exhibits, easy viewing areas, fabulous food and facilities and the best views of Sydney Harbour people dream about. visit Taronga Zoo Sydney soon.


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View of Sydney with giraffe and zebra in foreground. Taronga Park Zoo - The Zoo with a View

Whether you come by Sydney ferry, catch a bus or drive by car, Taronga Park Zoo will captivate your imagination and awaken your feelings towards the worlds animals, while giving you an appreciation about natural habitat and the importance of conservation.

Taronga Zoo, Sydney, is a special place and one the most visited attractions in this wonderful city. The collection of animals is the largest by any zoo in Australia and the views across the harbour to the city are simply breathtaking. No other zoo in the world can boast a location with stunning vistas behind open animal enclosures quite like that of Taronga Park Zoo.

Guided Tours Taronga Zoo

There are several special guided tours of Taronga Zoo that you can book in advance. The first is a guided tour of the Australian Animals enclosure with a senior zoo guide who will introduce you to the platypus, echidnas and kangaroos. You will be walked through the Backyard to Bush exhibit , seeing lizards and other native animals up close with expert commentary, teaching you about the unique habits of the animals.

You can also book Taronga's Wild Australia Experience Guided Tour where you not only get to experience animals up close and have the opportunity to feed animals such as kangaroos, you also visit a real working "animal kitchen" and see how all the food is prepared, plus tour behind the scenes in the Australia's Nightlife House and enjoy encounters with nocturnal creatures.

Zoo seal show imageThere are also some free animal shows such as the Free Flight Bird Show at 12pm and 3.00pm and everybody's favorite the Free Seal Show at 11.00am and 2.00pm each day. Get to the show arenas a little before each showing to get a good seat.

Just take a look at this show off seal in the photo. It is actually smiling and if you get a good seat near the front, you will have a great spot from which to watch the show.

Other fabulous exhibitions include:
Chimpanzee Enclosure
Gorilla Open Air Enclosure

Taronga Zoo is open every day (including Christmas day) from 9am to 5pm.

Location: Bradleys Head, Mosman, Sydney

Concessions are available on presentation of valid cards.
Present your Day Tripper ticket for 15% off entry at Taronga Zoo.

 

 

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