Taronga Zoo

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There’s always plenty happening at Taronga Zoo. With over 4,000 animals to see, over 20 keeper talks and shows a day, tours, events & concerts, there’s always a new reason to visit Taronga Zoo.

Facilities at Taronga Zoo include:

– Free Wi-fi
– Cafe / Eateries
– ATM
– First Aid
– Lockers
– Parents Room
– Picnic areas
– Stroller hire
– Water Bubblers throughout the Zoo

Parents Rooms

Wheelchair accessible toilets with drop down baby change mats are located at the north and south entrances, at the Food Market, outside the Function Centre and at the Concert Lawns. There is also a wheelchair accessible bathroom at Parents Change Room located near the Giraffe exhibit. Facilities are indicated on the Zoo map.

Getting to the zoo

Taronga Zoo is located on Bradleys Head, Mosman.
The quickest and easiest way to get to Taronga Zoo is by public transport. The Zoo is located 12 minutes from Circular Quay by ferry or a short bus/train trip from the city or North Sydney. Great discounts are offered with combined public transport and zoo entry tickets!

Parking

Parking is available at the Zoo. Entry to the car park is from Bradleys Head Road. The car park day rate is $18.
“Friends of the Zoo” only pay $9.

Ticket Prices

Gate Price Online Price
Adults $46 $41.40
Concession** $36 $32.40
Child* (4-15 Years) $26 $23.40
Infant (Under 4) FREE FREE

Buy tickets directly on the Taronga Zoo website here

If you plan to visit the zoos more than twice a year then a Taronga Zoo Friends annual pass is the best option for you. Child annual passes are FREE.

Membership Type Price Online
Adult $110 $99
Concession** $88 $79
Child (4-15 inclusive) FREE* FREE*
Infant (under 4) FREE* FREE*
Transferable Guest Pass^ $150 $150
Joining Fee  (payable once per membership group) $20 $20
Lost Card Replacement Fee $10

More information on annual membership here

Eating and Drinking at Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo offers a great selection of seasonal food and beverage options to suit all our guests; Including spots to enjoy a hand packed picnic, to a variety of on-site options such as Taronga Piazza café at the main entrance, or The View restaurant in grounds.

Taronga Piazza – Located inside Taronga Zoo’s main entrance, where you can get a barista coffee or enjoy a selection of sandwiches and snacks. Be warned – there is often a very brazen bush turkey waddling around steal food from tiny toddlers.

The View – Taronga’s in grounds restaurant overlooking one of the best views of Sydney Harbour.

Also available are the Taronga Food Market for burgers, sandwiches and hot chips or The Fish Stop for seafood.

Further Reading: 

By far, one of the most popular reasons to visit Taronga Zoo is for Vivid Sydney. Click here for our guide to seeing Vivid with kids minus the stress.

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3 Comments on "Taronga Zoo"

Danielle Johnston
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I love taking Olivia to the zoo! We got an annual pass, which means it doesn’t matter if we just drop in for an hour, we are still getting our money’s worth.

I enjoy seeing the animals as much as she does and I really want to bring her up to respect our wildlife – I think the zoo really helps to instill that in her.

A huge fan 🙂

SoccerMum
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I bought the annual membership and it’s totally worth it. I have been a few times in the afternoon with my son in the middle of the week. Head over after nap time and can just go for a couple of hours while it’s relatively quiet. Great way to spend an afternoon and having the membership means I don’t feel like I have to spend all day there to get the most out of the ticket price.

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Address: Bradleys Head Rd, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia
02 9969 2777 https://taronga.org.au/taronga-zoo

Specific directions

Parents Rooms: Near the Giraffe enclosure

Opening hours

9.30am - 4.30pm (May - Aug)
9.30am - 5.00pm (Sept - Apr)
9.30am - 4.00pm (New Years Eve)

Taronga Zoo is open daily including Christmas day.

Save up to 20% off gate ticket prices when buying online. Conditions apply*.

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Facilities available

  • Baby change table

  • Dad friendly

  • Highchair

  • Microwave

  • Play area

  • Pram friendly

  • Private feeding area

  • Undercover parking

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