Taronga Zoo Wild Australia Experience

Price: $125.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Depending on where your ship docks, a 5 minute walk followed by either a 12 minute or a 35 minute ferry ride (not included in excursion price) from the cruise pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Morning or afternoon tea is included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. A hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen is suggested.
Restrictions The zoo is located on a slope. Although it is wheelchair accessible, guests should have someone with them to push. Wheelchairs are available to borrow for free at the zoo with advanced notice at time of booking. Strollers are also available for an additional charge. Children 3 years of age or younger may attend the tour free of charge.

Taronga Zoo Wild Australia Experience

Go on an unforgettable journey, where you get to meet the wild animals of the Australian bush up close and personal. On this excursion you can visit the koalas, enter the underground burrow of the common wombat and explore the mysteries of the platypus. You will learn about koalas, the rare Tawny Frogmouth Owl, the endangered Australian Bilby and even meet a family of tiny Feathertail Gliders or cuddly Ring-tailed Possums.

Your experienced zookeeper will teach you about the special adaptations, that enable these animals to thrive in the Australian environment. You can learn about animal habitats and the current conservation activities of Taronga Zoo. You will also get a unique hands-on introduction, to some of the most unusual nocturnal animals from behind the scenes of the Australian Nightlife exhibit.

This tour is suitable for visitors of all ages who seek to learn about Australian wildlife, with a hands-on approach that lets you get as close to the action as possible. After this fun and educational tour, enjoy a light morning or afternoon tea. Full day access to Taronga Zoo and the Sky Safari cable car is included with your tour.

Please Note: This tour has a maximum of 8 guests. The tour duration and departure time is for the guided walking tour. Your ticket includes admission to the zoo and access to the Sky Safari cable car and guests can arrive at any time during the opening hours. Transportation is not included in the tour price, so you can come and go at will. The zoo is open from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM in winter (May to August) and from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM in summer (September to April).