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
- 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