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Sydney Taronga Zoo's Australian Animals Tour

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    What to Expect
    Make your way across Sydney Harbour, then select one of two complimentary transport options—shuttle bus or Sky Safari cable car—to reach the zoo's main entrance, which is located at the top of the hill. The cable car flies above the animal enclosures, giving you a sneak preview of Asian elephants, big apes and other critters down below.

    A zoo guide meets you at the designated time to start your Australian Animals tour. Walking around the grounds with a zoo guide, learn first-hand about the animals and zoo operations. Find out detailed information about the kangaroo, wallaby, echidna, koala, Australian birds and more during your tour, which also explores a replica of a sandstone gorge that is typical of those found in the Blue Mountains. Remember to bring your camera for great photo ops with the critters.

    Get the VIP treatment as you visit off-limits areas of the zoo and enjoy face-to-fur interactions with the animals. Since your small-group numbers have a maximum of eight participants, enjoy an intimate and personalized experience with a knowledgeable zoo guide showing you around the zoo and its inner core. It's the perfect tour for animal lovers!

    After your guided tour, enjoy the rest of the day to explore the zoo at your leisure. If you have worked up an appetite, there are several restaurant and cafe options available, with sit-down or casual dining choices that you can choose. Taronga Zoo also has many picnic areas. You are welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy while soaking in spectacular views that overlook Sydney Harbour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Taronga Zoo
    • All-day pass to Taronga Zoo
    • Sky Safari round-trip
    • Small-group guided tour(1.5 hours)
    • Entry/Admission - Taronga Zoo
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drink
    • Transportation to the zoo
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Information sheets are available from Taronga Zoo Information Centre in Japanese, German, Italian, Chinese, Korean, French, Vietnamese and Spanish
    • Maximum 6 people per tour
    • The VIP tour operates two times a day. Please see pricing for tour departure times.
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I went on this tour for my 45th birthday. Not only did the zoo staff make me feel special, they made this my best birthday ever!! Donna and Alistair were so sweet and funny. The highlight of my day was seeing the koalas up close and feeding and petting the Swamp Wallabies. Don’t
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    The volunteers were very nice and knowledgeable. It is definitely worth the extra money since it covers your zoo ticket as well. You’re able to get close to the koalas and I was able to pet a wallaby. Very glad that I booked this tour!
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    absolutely brilliant, great zoo guides Tom and Todd, had the best time with awesome views across the water looking at Sydney Harbor and Bridge. The zoo is beautiful... Cheers Taronga Zoo for the experience..
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    Not a fan of Zoos but whilst in a family trip to Sydney, the only way to see Aussie animals is to hit the Zoo. Actually, as zoos go this is set out great and has great views of Sydney harbour. We all did the Koala experience where you can get real close but sadly can not touch
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    We had a wonderful couple of hours here with our granddaughter. We used our zoo pass which makes our visits cost effective as we can go often for shorter periods. Started from the entrance and slowly made our way down to the bottom, but the highlight was the Tigers, we had luck
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    About the operator
    By: Taronga Zoo
    6,831 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    London, United Kingdom
    The best zoo
    It's my favourite zoo. I went back there in May 2019. They always have new enclosures and animals. It's
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    Caythorpe, United Kingdom
    Exceptional zoo... one of the best!
    Incredible zoo! Having visited a number of zoos throughout the world, I would rate this as one of the best!
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    Weymouth, United Kingdom
    Nice trip
    Nice zoo and trip over on the ferry from the city. It was scorching hot the day we visited and you didn't seem to
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    Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Great day out
    Not usually a fan of zoos, but really enjoyed this one, had a great experience. Very easy to get to by ferry from
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    Banbury, United Kingdom
    Brilliant Zoo
    If you have a spare day when you are in Sydney then hop on a ferry and go to Taronga Zoo. It is a whole day
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    Balsta, Sweden
    Family visit
    Great place, you can really see that they love and take care of all the animals! Definitely recommend for families
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    Durham, North Carolina
    Lovely zoo in a beautiful location!
    My husband and I visited the Taronga Zoo on December 17th, 2019 and enjoyed our visit very much. I recommend
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    Noida, India
    excellent zoo with great views and seal show
    the zoo is huge and the collection animals is excellent, it is very educative and is really fun for the young
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    Caboolture, Australia
    Good day out
    Bring sunscreen and a hat! Was a great day spent looking around at the different animals while having the great
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    Geelong, Australia
    Breathtaking vistas, wonderful experience
    Without doubt, Taronga Zoo is situated in almost perfect surroundings. The experience begins with the ferry from
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    I learned a few years ago when you visit on your birthday it coasts 1 dollar so returned for a better visit
    This visit i wasnt suffering from a paralysis tick bite from camping so really enjoyed it, especially the awaited
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Beautiful zoo
    Beautiful zoo lots to see incredible views Animals are awesome , places to sit and chill or eat , Great atmosphere
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    Very disappointing
    We went expecting to at least see some koalas but unfortunately the area was separated and you were only able to
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    Scarborough, United Kingdom
    Amazing Zoo
    Visited the zoo with 2 teenagers last week. I visited almost 30 years ago and rememberd it as a great zoo. Still
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    Hilmar Horst D
    Woodvale, Australia
    Great day out for kids and adults alike.
    Been a few years since we visited the zoo, although it did not seem to have changed that much, but this time with
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    • Taronga Zoo
    • Duration: 1h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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