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
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
are also some free animal shows such as the Free
Flight Bird Show at 12pm and 3.00pm and everybody's favorite the
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:
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.