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Taronga Zoo Behind-the-Scenes Guided Walking Tour with Full Day Admission Ticket

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy Wild Australia Experience at Taronga Zoo with a behind-the-scenes walking tour
  • Explore Taronga Zoo with a zookeeper who knows the inside-out of the zoo
  • Check out how the food is prepared at the zoo with a visit to the animal kitchen
  • Embark on a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo and encounter its nocturnal animals
  • Learn how the native animals survive in the harsh Australian environment and know more about the zoo and its workings
  • Enjoy photo opportunities with koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and more
  • Enjoy convenience and flexibility and choose from morning and afternoon tours
  • Explore the zoo to the maximum after this tour with a full-day access to Taronga Zoo
  • Overview

    Embark on an amazing 2-hour Taronga Wild Australia Experience tour along with a zookeeper, who acts as your guide, and meet wild Australian animals up, close and personal. Your behind-the-scenes tour is fun and educational, as you get to enjoy plenty of hands-on wildlife experiences and gain knowledge on how the native animals thrive in the difficult Australian environment and more. You even get to visit the animal kitchen! Enjoy the flexibility of morning and afternoon start timings on this tour and feel free to explore more on your own for the rest of the day with a full-day access to the zoo.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    10:15 am and 2:00 pm

    Meeting Point

    Please reach Visitor Information Desk in the main entrance plaza at Taronga Zoo, Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney.
    Taronga Zoo is approximately 15 minutes by ferry from Circular Quay (please check ferry times from Circular Quay). A STA bus meets each ferry, the first stop being the Zoo's Top Entrance. When coming to Roar & Snore it will not be possible to enter via the Lower Entrance.

    Ending Point

    Tour ends at Taronga zoo itself, where you can spend the rest of the day at leisure.


    Kick-start this 2-hour Wild Australia Experienceadventure by assembling at the Visitor Information Desk at the main entrance plaza of Taronga Zoo. Enjoy the company of an expert zookeeper who makes sure that you have an effective interaction with the native animals while showing you around.

    Visit a working ‘animal kitchen’ and see how the food is prepared. Embark on a behind-the-scenes walking tour along with an intimate group and get to know the in-depth details of the zoo. Get a unique hands-on introduction to some of the most unique nocturnal native animals.

    Learn about the special adaptations of Aussie animals that help them live comfortably in the harsh Australian environment. Enjoy excellent photo opportunities on-the-go as you meet koalas in their enclosure, kangaroos, echidnas and more. Enjoy a refreshing cup of tea on the tour.

    You may explore the zoo further after the tour ends or make your way back to your accommodation.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Small group walking tour with zoo keeper
    • Entry to Taronga Zoo (full day access)
    • Entry to a working 'animal kitchen'
    • Behind-the-scenes access to the Australian nightlife house
    • Photo opportunity with koalas in their enclosure
    • Tea


    • Hotel transfers
    • Lunch
  • Please note

    Please call our local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    Voucher information : You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given to customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please report at the meeting point or pickup location at least 10 minutes before the start time.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Maximum 8 people are allowed in one group.

    The Zoo is predominantly outdoors and operates in all weather. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.