Oprah Show's Australian Adventure Starts at Taronga Zoo

Oprah Show's Australian Adventure Starts at Taronga Zoo

The Oprah Winfrey Show’s 302 special guests were welcomed to

Australia last night at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. Arriving by boat at the Taronga Zoo wharf, the group were whisked into the zoo

to be formally welcomed by the Minister for Tourism Jodi McKay and Zoo Director

Cameron Kerr. They were then treated to a special ‘Free Flight Birdshow’ and

delighted by the array of Australian birds demonstrating their dazzling flying

talents against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour and the Opera House.The party then moved to a massive Australian-themed marquee

where they met and learned more about iconic Australian animals including

koalas, echidnas and quokkas.The eight-day trip, called "Oprah's Ultimate Australian

Adventure," began yesterday when the 302

fans flew into Sydney to sample the sights and unforgettable experiences that

Australia has to offer.The Sydney Opera House will transform into the Sydney

"Oprah" House for a special show recorded  on December 14 before

12,000   Australian fans.Zoo Director, Cameron Kerr, said “We’re extremely proud to

welcome Oprah and her guests to Australia and so pleased that they could meet

and appreciate Australia’s unique and precious wildlife here at Taronga Zoo. “