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Taronga Zoo Sydney Tours

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Easily the wildest place in Sydney, the Taronga Zoo Sydney is a sprawling sanctuary where over 4,000 animals crawl and chirp just minutes from the heart of downtown. Situated on Sydney Harbour a short ferry ride from Circular Quay, the sprawling sanctuary ranks as a top Sydney destination, with a range of tours, keeper talks, animal shows, and activities suitable for kids and adults. Visitors can see the fuzzy face of a native koala as it first wakes up from a nap, or stand a few feet from playful lemurs as they swing and play in the treetops. There are also opportunities to spot exotic species such as Malaysian sun bears, giraffes, and African lions, or marvel at a fearsome saltwater crocodile as it cruises through shallow waters.
Address: Bradleys Head Road, Sydney, New South Wales 2088, Australia
Hours: Daily 9:30am–4:30pm (May-Aug), 9:30am-5:00pm (Sept-Apr), 9:30am-4:00pm (New Years Eve)

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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket

Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket

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Located on shoreline of Sydney Harbour, Sydney Taronga Zoo is home to thousands of fascinating animals, including Australian natives such as the koala, kangaroo, and platypus. With your admission ticket, you gain entrance to the zoo along with the Sky Safari cable car, which gives you the chance to look down into the animal enclosures and enjoy sweeping views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the city skyline. Check the schedule for daily keeper presentations, or book an animal encounter or guided tour (own expense) for a more in-depth experience.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.39
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Sydney Taronga Zoo's Australian Animals Tour

Sydney Taronga Zoo's Australian Animals Tour

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Enjoy an in-depth experience of Sydney Taronga Zoo on a guided tour with a zoo guide who introduces you to Australian native animals including koalas and kangaroos. Go behind the scenes with the zoo guide to meet the zoo’s hand-raised native animals and have your photo taken with some furry friends. Learn more than you could on your own and gain access to areas that are normally off-limits to the public. This small-group tour is limited to six people and includes admission tickets to Taronga Zoo including Sky Safari.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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$71.50
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Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

Sydney Taronga Zoo General Entry Ticket and Wild Australia Experience

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Enjoy an insider’s view of Taronga Zoo, a top attraction located on scenic Sydney Harbour. A zoo keeper gives you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the animals and other amazing experiences that you won't get with regular admission. This small-group tour has a limit of eight participants, ensuring that you receive a personalized 2-hour experience with ample time to mingle with the kangaroos, take photos with koalas and wombats, and have close encounters with a variety of other Australian wildlife. 
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  • 2 hours
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$93.16
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30-Minute Sydney Harbour and Olympic Park Helicopter Tour

30-Minute Sydney Harbour and Olympic Park Helicopter Tour

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Experience Sydney from a unique viewpoint: the seat of a helicopter. Soar over sights like the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Olympic Park, the Parramatta River, and the beautiful coastline. Your pilot with narrate throughout the ride, and answer your questions. An ideal trip for travelers who want to fit a lot of sightseeing into a short time, for those seeking a memorable activity, or for a romantic occasion.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.25
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Sydney Attraction Pass Including Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

Sydney Attraction Pass Including Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

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Visit some of the top 35 attractions in Sydney with the convenience of the Sydney Attractions Pass, the perfect travel companion for exploring Sydney and its surroundings. Whether you plan to check out the Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, or you wish to go out to Manly and the Blue Mountains, the Attractions Pass is a cost-effective choice. Save up to 40% off regular admission prices, and have a choice of six different pass options.
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  • 90 days
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$108.33
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Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

Sydney Harbour Gold Penfolds Dinner Cruise

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Enjoy an evening of fine dining and spectacular views on a dinner cruise that takes place on the waters of Sydney Harbour. Indulge your tastebuds with a meal that includes six superb courses accompanied by Penfolds gold selection of bin and vintage wines and a full open bar. Listen to live music from the lounge singer and pianist while soaking in iconic sights of Sydney such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It’s a great way to celebrate a special occasion while in Sydney.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.83
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Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry

Sydney Harbour Hop On Hop Off Cruise with Taronga Zoo entry

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Enjoy the freedom of a 2-Day Hop On Hop Off cruise pass allowing you to visit up to 5 famous harbourside precincts, along with entry to Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari Gondola. Cruise pass valid for two consecutive days, and Zoo entry valid on one day.
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  • 4 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.83
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Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

Sydney Harbour Hop-on Hop-off Cruise

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Explore Sydney aboard a hop-on hop-off Sydney Harbour cruise that stops at top destinations including Circular Quay, Watsons Bay, Manly . Get a great vantage point for photo ops of icons such as the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Simply jump on and off at as many stops as you like; when you're ready to move on to your next destination, just catch the next boat. Upgrade to include an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo, another fantastic attraction located on the harbor shores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.28
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Go Sydney Explorer Pass with Hop-on Hop-Off, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Aquarium

Go Sydney Explorer Pass with Hop-on Hop-Off, Taronga Zoo and SEA LIFE Aquarium

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Visit Sydney's top attractions and enjoy savings of up to 45% with the Sydney Explorer Pass. Browse the list of 25+ experiences and have your choice of three, four, five, or seven popular attractions, and tours to take in anytime within a 60-day period. Options include a tour of the Sydney Opera House, a Hop-On Hop-Off Sydney and Bondi Bus Tour, WILD LIFE Zoo, and admission to the Australian National Maritime Museum.  Simply save your pass on your mobile device after purchase and enjoy direct entry to each attraction — no voucher redemption required. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for 60 days and/or the remaining number of attraction choices purchased.
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  • 60 days
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$82.00
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Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Thrill Ride: 30 Minutes

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Blast off from Circular Quay on a jet boat ride that provides a super-fun 30-minute adrenaline-fueled ride along with a new perspective on Sydney's most iconic waterside sights. Your expert captain slows down to give you a close up look at the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and other landmarks, then before zooming off again. Hang on as your jet boat executes 270-degree spins, power slides and other breathtaking maneuvers at high speed. Tours depart throughout the day, every hour.
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  • 30 minutes
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$61.39
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30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

30-Minute Sydney Harbour Jet Boat Ride: Thunder Twist

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Experience Sydney Harbour in a unique way: during a 30-minute wild ride on 'Thunder', a jet boat capable of slides, twists, wave riding, and fishtails. Enjoy some sightseeing between tricks with views of Luna Park, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, Rose Bay and other famous Harbour landmarks.
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  • 30 minutes
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$54.90
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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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Take in panoramic views of top Sydney landmarks as you cruise through Sydney Harbour en route to Taronga Zoo. Your package includes round-trip cruise from Circular Quay to the zoo, and a ride on the Sky Safari Gondola, which whisks you uphill from the boat dock to the main entrance of Taronga Zoo. From the gondola, get an early peek at some of the zoo's inhabitants, such as giraffes, big apes, and native animals like kangaroos and koalas.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
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Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charters on Sydney Harbour

Luxury Catamaran Sailing Charters on Sydney Harbour

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Live the high-life as you cruise around Sydney Harbour on your very own luxury yacht or catamaran. Set sail for a private cruise, enjoying iconic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, gliding past the waterfront celebrity mansions and spotting sights such as Fort Denison, Taronga Zoo, and Luna Park. Best of all, with your private charter and personal skipper, you can tailor your itinerary to your preferences. Opt to dine on board (own expense), cool off with a swim, or simply enjoy sunbathing on deck.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass

Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass

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The Australia Multi-City Attractions Pass allows you to visit top attractions throughout Australia at a great savings. Choose from five, seven or ten tickets to be loaded onto a smartcard, which you then use for easy entry to the best attractions in Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and destinations throughout Tasmania. You have an entire three months to use your tickets from the date of card activation. Use your tickets all in one city, or spread them over as many cities as you like, and save up to 40% on regular admission prices.
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  • 90 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$143.72
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45 Minute Extreme Adrenaline Rush Ride

45 Minute Extreme Adrenaline Rush Ride

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Experience what jet boating is all about on Australia's most exciting Jet Boat! Get ready to hold on tight as the 'Thunder' opens up with amazing stunts and wild spins through Sydney Harbour.
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  • 45 minutes
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$68.61
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Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

Bondi Beach High-Speed Offshore Thrill Ride

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Combine Sydney sightseeing with a white-knuckle speedboat ride on this 1-hour high-speed cruise to Bondi Beach. Feel a surge of adrenaline as you zoom along the coast and reach speeds of up to 100kmph, traveling on-board Sydney's fastest commercial vessel. Set out from Circular Quay; pass landmarks like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Lady Macquaries Chair; then zip around Shark Island and along the famous sands of Bondi Beach.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.88
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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry and Whale Watching Cruise

Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry and Whale Watching Cruise

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Prepare for a full day of fun on this tour that boasts three fantastic adventures. Take a ferry ride across Sydney Harbor to Taronga Zoo, which is home to many species of native Australian wildlife. Then enjoy a whale watching cruise with live narration about these majestic animals. Finally, enjoy great views of the eastern suburbs on the return cruise.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Taronga Zoo Sydney hours of operation?
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Taronga Zoo Sydney hours of operation: Daily 9:30am–4:30pm (May-Aug), 9:30am-5:00pm (Sept-Apr), 9:30am-4:00pm (New Years Eve). Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Taronga Zoo Sydney tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Taronga Zoo Sydney can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 14 Taronga Zoo Sydney tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Taronga Zoo Sydney 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo Sydney costs USD 35.39. Guided Taronga Zoo Sydney tours start around USD 35.39 per person. See all 14 Taronga Zoo Sydney tickets and tours on Viator.
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