Overlooking magnificent Sydney Harbour, Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay and offers amazing wildlife experiences with stunning harbor views. Nestled on the shores of the world’s most beautiful harbor, Taronga Zoo is surrounded by lush bushland of Bradley’s Head National Park, popular for early morning walks. Ferries depart from Circular Quay every 30 minutes.
Taronga Zoo is open daily, 365 days a year. Opening hours between October and March are 9:30 to 17:00; and between April and September from 9:30 to 16:30. The Zoo has many popular trails to explore including the Australian Walkabout, Kids’ Trail, Reptile World, African Safari, Big Cats’ Trail, Rainforest Trail, Seal Walk with attached Seal Show Theatre and the iconic must-see Free Flight Bird Show. Zoo entry includes daily keeper talks and presentations, daily shows, and access to the Sky Safari cable car.
The many exhibits in Taronga Zoo can be reached by footpaths, ramps, lifts and escalators. 90% of Taronga Zoo is fully accessible. Strollers can be hired from the Visitor Information Desk in the main entrance at a small fee and manual wheelchairs can be rented for free and should be booked in advance.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Explore 9 different trails including the Australian Walkabout, Kids’ Trail, Reptile World and Big Cats’ Trail
Enjoy a half or full-day at Taronga Zoo and take in the large variety of endangered animals on display
Take in stunning views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House, and Sydney Harbour Bridge from the many trails and picnic areas within Taronga Zoo
Get up-close at Taronga with koalas, giraffes, reptiles, and owls
Visit the Taronga Zoo, an award-winning Sydney attraction open 365 days a year
Full-day general entry ticket
Sky Safari cable car round trip
Daily shows and Keeper talks
Transportation to and from Taronga Zoo
Food and beverages
Transport and location
Taronga Zoo, Bradleys Head Road, Mosman, NSW.
By ferry: The Zoo is located just 12 minutes from Circular Quay by ferry. Refer to Sydney Ferries website for a current timetable. You could get sydney ferries, captain cook, eco hopper or fantasea.
By bus from the city: The M30 via Military Road and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo can be caught from Wynyard – Stand T (Clarence St).
If you want to drive: Parking is available at the Zoo. Entry to the car park is from Bradleys Head Road. The car park day rate is $18. You can also find parking in streets nearby the zoo.
Taronga Zoo, opened on October 7 1916, is a not-for-profit organization and supports more than 30 conservation programs worldwide. Taronga Zoo also operates a wildlife hospital
Please note, you cannot become a member through IYO TRIP website, this needs to be done directly through the zoo
The Sky Safari operates from 09:30 – 16:30. All children (up to age 14) travelling on the Sky Safari must be accompanied by an adult. Due to limited capacity, during peak periods, it may only operate one-way trips to facilitate effective guest movement in the zoo
Wheelchair access: the zoo provides sturdy, all-terrain manual wheelchairs for free to those who require mobility assistance (ID required) and a disclaimer form must be completed. These wheelchairs must be pushed by a carer/companion and seat belts are required to be worn. Please note this when booking
Carers or essential companions to people with disabilities are allowed free entry into the zoo. National Companion Cards are accepted
Not refundable, travel date can be changed two day before travel. 100% change fee will be charged within two days of travel.