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“Great day out”
Review of Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Mosman
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Taking a ferry directly from Circular Quay to Taronga Zoo, located in the suburb of Mosman, is the first unexpected joy of visiting the animal park. Once there, the leisurely trails and opportunity to see some of Australia's distinct wildlife become apparent, as does the striking view of the Harbour Bridge from the seating at the aerial bird show. Advance booking can give you the chance to see koalas up close, or stay overnight and 'camp' in the zoo.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I am not a big fan of animals in Zoo's but this is really well done and a great day out.
The bird show was exceptional and should not be missed

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bill D
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t very impressed with this zoo. My son was attacked by a bird when eating his fish, the bird took the fish from by son but in the process scratched the inside of his nose and cheek, he was extremely upset!! Now he’s scared of birds!!!
A lot of animals to see but they’re living in very small enclosures. The spider areas had plastic spiders inside the tanks, not real!
I don’t normally write negative reviews but I think people should just be aware about the birds before visiting with small children.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank estherbrown81
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I had a family day to the zoo. It the ferry and bus to the zoo were very packed. The animals were great that we were able to see. Many of the attractions were closed for maintenance which was disappointing.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank crazybigal
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry across , very short ride and would recommend
Zoo itself is well paid out and easy to navigate
The older displays are very worn especially in places like reptile house and in need of replacement.

Lots of renovations going on and all the newer areas very well done and you can see and understand animals far better

A good day out while in Sydney

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kiwi078
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Had lots of family fun at the zoo.
Food is expensive, but there is nothing to stop you bringing your own food if you are organised. The bird show a highlight for the kids. Big queue to see the Squirrel monkey enclosure, the very controlled experience was worth the wait.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 179emma
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