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Taronga Zoo


Taronga Zoo is the city zoo of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Officially opened on October 7, 1916, it is located on the shores of Sydney Harbour in the suburb of Mosman.

Divided into eight zoogeographic regions, Taronga Zoo is home to over 2,600 animals on 21 hectares, making it one of the largest of its kind in the world

9.30am – 5.00pm (Sept – April)

9.30am – 4.30pm (May – Aug)

9.30am – 4.30pm (New Years Eve)

Taronga is open everyday of the year including Christmas Day.

Monday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Tuesday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Wednesday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Thursday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Friday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Saturday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Sunday- 09:30 am – 04:30 pm



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Age: All ages.
Pre-Book: Pre-purchase tickets online.
Changing Facilities: Parents room.
Pram Accessibility: All paths are bitumen and lateral paths relatively level, some paths linking various levels are steep. Elevators and ramps are located around the zoo.
Refreshments: Cafe / Eateries and Picnic areas. Water Bubblers throughout the Zoo.
Parking: Parking incurs a $17 per day fee.
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