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Sydney Harbour Ferry with Taronga Zoo Entry Ticket

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  • Sydney Harbour cruise and entrance ticket to Taronga Zoo
  • Hear informative commentary on board the cruise
  • View Sydney landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge from the cruise and the zoo
  • Ride the Sky Safari Gondola across the Asian Rainforest and Amazon exhibits
  • Enjoy keeper talks and animal feedings that are scheduled daily
  • Have time to explore Taronga Zoo at your own pace
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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.
What to Expect
Make your own way to the boat dock at Circular Quay to board the spacious vessel that takes you out on the waters of Sydney Harbour. Soak up views of the waterfront, skyline, and famous landmarks including Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Fort Denison as your boat cruises across the scenic harbor to the north shore, where you disembark for the zoo.
With your Taronga Zoo admission ticket and cruise, you can take the Sky Safari gondola from the waterfront up the hill to the main entrance of the zoo. Peek out of the windows of the fully-enclosed gondola cabin for an aerial perspective on some of the zoo's residents.
Once inside the zoo, enjoy the many exhibits at your own pace. More than 2,900 animals live here in 10 themed areas — including Wild Australia, Wild Asia, and the Great Southern Oceans. The enclosures mimic the natural habitat of each creature. Check the daily schedule for keeper talks, which focus on animals such as Tasmanian devils, little penguins, giraffes, lemurs, and koalas. You may want to watch the seals in action at Seal Theatre or catch the free-flight bird show, where birds of prey demonstrate their hunting skills.
Enjoy sweeping views of iconic sights such as Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House both from your boat cruise and the Taronga Zoo, aka 'the zoo with the view.'
Taronga Zoo also has many picnic areas; feel free to bring a picnic basket and enjoy lunch with views of Sydney Harbour, or purchase food at one of the on-site cafes or restaurants. When you have finished your zoo visit, simply return to the dock to catch the cruise back to Circular Quay.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked the 2 day hop on hop off pass with Zoo pass with NRMA. The staff at the Wharf were friendly and helpful as were the staff on board the ferry itself. The do give you a timetable explaining the times and highlighting them...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SingleMumTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Zoo was alright but wasn’t impressed. Make sure you take the ferry you purchased your tickets through or they will fine you $200. They let me through but being new to the area I had no idea especially since they weren’t checking tickets when you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AdventurerIam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THIS is the highlight of my Sydney trip (despite the hoards of school children!) Taronga Zoo was amazing. The ferry trip over had a great staff, was prompt, and offered incredible views of the harbor and iconic landmarks. The Zoo itself is beautiful and informative....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank worleybird88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Approached it on a boat trip. Used the cable car to reach the top. Lovely frindly atmosphere. Could get close to the animals. Very informative staff.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sally B
Reviewed 3 May 2019

I made the decision late to take advantage of the Captain Cook Ferry and Zoo admission excursion. It was really fabulous, but I would recommend that you get there early and do not wait until noon to catch the ferry. I was by myself and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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20 May 2019|
Response from fogleman1 | Reviewed this property |
I would go Friday and if possible go early. When we were leaving the zoo, around 1 pm, there was a line for the tram to get to the entrance. You’ll enjoy the many animals they house.
27 April 2019|
Response from antonys499 | Reviewed this property |
yes, I got a ticket from tourist info, and already had opal card, but I think ticket for taronga includes ferry, frequent ferries back
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