The main zoo of Sydney, Australia is the Taronga Zoo that is situated on Sydney Harbour. The zoo was opened in 1916, it home to over 4,000 animals of 350 species. The zoo divides these animals into eight regions, enabling them to have large areas where the animals will be in a habitat replicated to how they would be living in the wild. One of the main features of the zoo is its rustic bridge which allows visitors to have elevated views of the animals.
You can get to the zoo by ferry from ‘Circular Quay’, ferries depart every 30 minutes. You can also get the bus to the zoo, the M30 travels to the zoo from ‘Central’ station. If travelling by car, a car park exists at the zoo but parking comes at a cost of 18$ for the day.
Opening Times and Admission
The zoo is open seven days a week, 9.30am-4.30am May to August and 9.30am-5pm September to April. It costs 47$ for adults to enter the zoo, 37$ for seniors, 27$ for children and infants get free entry.