Taronga Zoo

Sydney's Taronga Zoo is the city zoo of Sydney Australia featuring the largest group of native and exotic animals in New South Wales. Taronga Zoo offers a truly fun filled experience for young and old.

Taronga Zoo Quick Facts:

  • City zoo of Sydney Australia
  • Opened 7 Oct 1916
  • Located in Mosman on Sydney Harbour
  • Over 2,600 animals
  • Around 340 species
  • 21 hectares
  • Taronga Zoo ferry service from Circular Quay takes approximately 12 minutes
  • Zoo Features:
    • Daily Presentations
    • Animal Encounters
    • Guided Tours
    • Overnight Stay
    • Free Flight Bird Show
    • Largest collection of native and exotic animals in NSW
    • Koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and frilled neck lizards
    • Over 2000 rare and endangered animals including Sumatran tigers, Kodiak bears and a growing family of chimpanzees.

  • Open daily 9am to 5pm
  • For those limited with time you can collect a Wild Australia self-guided Walk Map which outlines options for visits of 40 minutes, 60 minutes and 90 minutes.
  • General Zoo enquiries Phone: 02 9969 2777

Getting Around

  • Driving from Sydney's CBD across the Sydney Harbour bridge will take around 15 minutes.
  • The most enjoyable way to get to the zoo, and avoid traffic, is to travel by ferry from Circular Quay.
  • The ferry trip takes approximately 12 minutes.
  • Parking is also available at the zoo, entrance via Bradleys Head Road. (fees apply)
  • Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088
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