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Sydney: Taronga Zoo Tickets

1. Sydney: Taronga Zoo Tickets

Overlooking magnificent Sydney Harbour, Taronga Zoo is just 12 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay and offers amazing wildlife experiences with stunning harbor views. Nestled on the shores of the world's most beautiful harbor, Taronga Zoo is surrounded by lush bushland of Bradley's Head National Park, popular for early morning walks. Ferries depart from Circular Quay every 30 minutes. The Zoo has many popular trails to explore including the Australian Walkabout, Kids' Trail, Reptile World, African Safari, Big Cats' Trail, Rainforest Trail, Seal Walk, Seals for the Wild, and the iconic must-see Free Flight Birds presentations. Zoo entry includes limited keeper talks, presentations, and access to the Sky Safari cable car. The many exhibits in Taronga Zoo can be reached by footpaths, ramps, lifts and escalators. 90% of Taronga Zoo is fully accessible. Strollers can be hired from the Visitor Information Desk in the main entrance at a small fee and manual wheelchairs can be rented for free and should be booked in advance.

Sydney: Harbour Cruise, Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari

2. Sydney: Harbour Cruise, Taronga Zoo and Sky Safari

Experience the most fun way to travel to Taronga Zoo and save money with a return ticket on the rocket ferry Circular Quay. Once inside the zoo, take in as many of the exhibits as you like at your own pace. Explore 10 themed areas, including Wild Australia, Wild Asia and the Great Southern Oceans. Hear talks by the zookeepers and go to interactive shows, such as the free bird show and free seal show. See native Australian animals, including koala and platypus, along with creatures from around the world such as Asian elephants, lions and giraffe. Grab some lunch at one of the many cafés, or take your own picnic and find a nice spot in the shade. Once you've had your animal fix for the day, head back to the dock and get some amazing views of Sydney on the cruise back to Circular Quay.

Sydney: Go City Explorer Pass 3, 4, 5, or 7 Attractions

3. Sydney: Go City Explorer Pass 3, 4, 5, or 7 Attractions

Maximize your time and save during your visit to Sydney with the Explorer Pass. Valid for 60 days, you can save up to 45% off retail prices and enjoy discounts and benefits at over 20 of the city's most popular and famous attractions. Choose between a 3-, 4-, 5-, or 7-day pass. During your time in Sydney, you can use your pass to enjoy the Sydney Opera House Tour, the Australian National Maritime Museum, The Sydney Tower Eye with 4D Cinema Experience, a hop-on hop-off bus tour of Sydney and Bondi, and more. Choose from a variety of different experiences to enjoy with your pass: • The Sydney Opera House Tour • Big Bus Sydney and Bondi Hop-On Hop-Off: 1-Day Classic Tour • The Sydney Opera House - Architectural Tour • Australian National Maritime Museum • Sydney Jet Thrill Ride • The Sydney Tower Eye with 4D Cinema Experience • Urban Winery Sydney Wine Tasting and Cheese • Entermission - Virtual Reality Escape Rooms • The Rocks Walking Tour • 4-hour Bike Rental by Bonza Bike Tours • Discover Bondi Coastal Walking Tour • Bondi Surf 2-Hour Board and Wetsuit Rental • Escape Hunt Sydney • Morning Yoga by the ocean • Adventure Clues - Bloomin’ Botanic Gardens Sydney • Adventure Clues - Unlock the Rocks • Adventure Clues - Secret Sydney • Adventure Clues - The Mad Botanist for Kids Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check your included digital guide for an up-to-date attraction list, including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go.

Sydney: Blue Mountains & Wildlife Park with River Cruise

4. Sydney: Blue Mountains & Wildlife Park with River Cruise

After being collected from your central Sydney accommodation, head out of town to see koalas and feed kangaroos. Meet all your favorite Australian animals in an outdoor bush setting at Featherdale Wildlife Park. Then head out to the Blue Mountains for the day. Admire the stunning scenic lookouts and amazing views of the famous mountains of Australia. This tour is ideal for participants wanting short guided bush walks to beautiful lookouts and famous landmarks. Traveling with an experienced guide, explore off-the-beaten-track routes away from the regular crowds. Get the chance of fantastic photographic opportunities as you encounter renowned Australian flora and fauna. Later, choose to swim under a waterfall and check out some of the best lookouts on the wild side of the national park. At the end of the tour, enjoy a relaxing and scenic cruise back to Sydney harbor along the Parramatta river.

Sydney: Blue Mountains Tour & Sydney Zoo Visit

5. Sydney: Blue Mountains Tour & Sydney Zoo Visit

Sit back and relax in the comfort of the minibus as you travel towards the amazing Blue Mountains from Sydney. Stop at the Sydney Zoo along the way, an impressive wildlife sanctuary passionate about animal conservation. Admire the array of native Australian animals as well as some of their more exotic friends. Take in the views at Scenic World, in the heart of the Blue Mountains, on your next stop. Ride the Scenic Skyway and Scenic Railway. Plunge into the rainforest on the world's steepest passenger railway. Have lunch at a funky award-winning restaurant in Leura. Enjoy local seasonal options to suit the whole family. After lunch, stroll the pretty tree-lined main street great for browsing through antique shops, art galleries, and bookstores.

From Sydney:Blue Mountains Tour, Hike, Sydney Zoo & Ferry

6. From Sydney:Blue Mountains Tour, Hike, Sydney Zoo & Ferry

Explore the outdoors on a guided hike and van tour and visit Sydney Zoo. Visit the quaint village of Leura, hike along a cliff face for views of the Three Sisters, and ride through the Blue Mountains. Begin your tour at one of the pickup points in Sydney and head to the Blue Mountains. As you drive, marvel at fantastic views of the Jamison Valley and Three Sisters. Enjoy a quick coffee and snack break at your expense before reaching Jamison Valley. Hop off the van in Jamison Valley to begin your hike. For the next hour and a half, hike along the cliff face and enjoy views of the mountains and the Three Sisters while you breathe in the fresh Blue Mountain air. After the hike, head to a hidden viewpoint and snap photos of the Megalong Valley. Continue to Leura, a small village with boutique stores for souvenir shopping and many options for a light snack or meal. After lunch, head back to Sydney and visit Sydney Zoo. Meet the koalas, emus, and wombats in the nocturnal section for Australian native mammals and reptiles. Explore the rest of the Zoo seeing international animals. We spend about 1hr - 1.2 hours at the Zoo. Your trip to Sydney is not complete without a Private Water Taxi on Parramatta River to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay. You will travel under the Harbour Bridge and past the Opera House before disembarking at Circular Quay where your tour will conclude at approx 5pm (depending on traffic and ferry).

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What people are saying about Sydney

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4.5 / 5

based on 1,150 reviews

excellent expirientc for every one especiali for children. most atractive ,birth shaw end seal show and cable cars.staf in the zoo iz very helpful,the area iz clean ,and,animal iz clean and looks happy.

Was a great day to get outside stretch our legs and get over a bit of jet lag. Our guide Antoine was excellent and very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend this tour.

The Sky Safari was a nice touch to enter into the zoo. I did the Koala encounter and it was a fun experience!

Very good day out and great value for money. Take your own food and drinks

If you want to take photo with koala ,need to booking first