Taronga Zoo is the nation's leading zoological garden, featuring Australia's finest collection of native animals and a diverse collection of exotic species. What makes Taronga something special is its location. It is situated on elevated land along the waterfront, in one of the most beautiful vantage points on Sydney Harbour overlooking Sydney Cove, the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.
Enjoy the fastest way to get to Taronga Zoo - onboard a sleek Executive Rocket your Zoo Express pass includes return cruise from Darling Harbour or Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo, including zoo entry and the Sky Safari cable car. As you zigzag your way along the paths among the animal enclosures, you are able to enjoy magnificent harbour views.
The Taronga Zoo has its own jetty and you are able step off the boat and walk directly into the zoo.
It is always best to start your tour of the Zoo from the top entrance. That way you'll be walking downhill facing the harbour. You'll then be continually surprised as you turn a corner and catch a different vista of the horizon. Then, when you reach the bottom you can catch the Zoo Sky Safari chair lift to take you to the top again and begin your downhill trek along a different path.
Lunch is at your own expense and can be purchased during your time at Taronga Zoo.
Your local guide will be also with you for the day to suggest areas to visit and provide assistance when require. Take the ferry back at the end of the tour to either Circular Quay or Darling Harbour.
Points of Interest
Panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and Taronga Zoo.
Many photo opportunities on this tour, enjoy panoramic views of Sydney Harbour including the World Famous Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge onboard the Zoo Express vessels.
Great views are also supplied on the Safari Cable Car ride; offering a bird’s eye view of the Zoo and Sydney Harbour in addition to the countless photo opportunities of Taronga Zoo and the animals that inhabit the Zoo.
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To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and jacket, and bring along some sunscreen and bottled water.