Is Australia Zoo or Taronga Zoo better?

Re: Which zoo is better Taronga Zoo or Australia Zoo? Taronga has a much larger variety of animals, better facilities and of course is right on Sydney Harbour so easily accessible. Australia Zoo is more expensive than Taronga, fewer animals and takes at least an hour to drive there.

Is Taronga Zoo the biggest zoo in Australia?

Divided into various zoogeographic regions, the 28-hectare (69-acre) Taronga Zoo Sydney is home to more than 2,600 animals of approximately 250 different species, making it the largest zoo in Australia. It has a zoo shop, a cafe, and an information centre.

Is Taronga Zoo worth visiting?

On every visitor and Sydneysider’s bucket list, Taronga Zoo was well worth a visit whether you’re looking to tick Australia’s Big Five off you list, get up close views of lions and tigers or are just after some unrivalled views of the CBD from across the harbour.

Which is better Taronga Zoo or featherdale?

Taronga is the better zoo and if no kids with you the better bet as the location is superb. Featherdale is the better park and if you have kids with you definitely the way to go. If you have time and you enjoy animals go to both-they are different experiences.

How long do you need at Taronga Zoo Sydney?

4 hours
The recommended time to spend at the zoo is 4 hours to as long as you want to experience it and its landscapes completely. Make sure you check the official Taronga Zoo Sydney website before you visit.

How long does it take to go through Taronga Zoo?

Sydney Holiday Planner

Attraction/Activity Time Required
Imax Theatre Imax Film Duration – 45 mins
Luna Park Minimum – 1 hour
Jetboat Ride Sydney Harbour Minimum – 30 mins
Taronga Zoo Minimum – 90 minutes Recommend – 4 hours Ferry Trip – 15 mins one way

How long does it take to go around Sydney zoo?

We recommend guests spend 2 hours within the attraction however you are welcome to spend as long as you like! Make sure you pre-book your tickets online to guarantee entry and avoid disappointment.

Is Australia zoo the biggest zoo in the world?

Henry Doorly Zoo[SEE MAP] For this reason it is listed here as the largest zoo in the world. It also features the largest cat complex in North America, the world’s largest indoor swamp, the world’s largest indoor desert, as well as the largest glazed geodesic dome in the world.

How much does it cost to enter Taronga Zoo?

$49.00 $44.10
One day entry – Individual Tickets

Ticket type Gate price* Online price
Adult $49.00 $44.10
Concession $39.00 $35.10
Child (4-15 years) $29.00 $26.10
Infant (under 4 years) FREE FREE

What is special about Sydney zoo?

Australia’s most advanced zoo in the heart of Western Sydney Sydney Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals including a wide range of exotic and native animals, Australia’s largest Reptile and Nocturnal House and an aquarium.

What’s the number 1 zoo in the world?

Naming 275 zoos and aquariums in total, the awards call the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, the world’s best. The San Diego Zoo in California comes in second place.

When did Sydney zoo move to Taronga?

April 1916
On April 24th, 1912 the NSW Government granted 43 acres of land north of the harbour which were part of Ashton Park. Another 9 acres were granted in April 1916. In 1913, Management of the zoo passed to a Trust named the New Zoological Gardens Trust which became the Taronga Zoological Park Trust.