Taronga Zoo is located on Bradleys Head, Mosman.
The quickest and easiest way to get to Taronga Zoo is by public transport. The Zoo is located 12 minutes from Circular Quay by ferry or a short bus trip from the city or North Sydney. Great discounts are offered with combined public transport and zoo entry tickets!
For details on ZooPass, ZooExpress and the Ecohopper combined Zoo and Ferry tickets tickets see Taronga's Ticket Offers.
Taronga Zoo is approximately 12 minutes by ferry from the CBD. Ferries depart from Circular Quay regularly on weekdays and weekends. For up to date information please check the Transport website.
Captain Cook Cruises operates services departing approximately every 45 minutes from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay. Available from Captain Cook Cruises, No.6 Jetty, Circular Quay and Pier 26, Aquarium Wharf, Darling Harbour
* This service will be unavailable Saturday 5th October 2013.
Manly Fast Ferry operates hop on and hop off cruises around Sydney Harbour plus a combined Zoo ticket. Cruises depart approximately every 60 minutes from Darling Harbour and Circular Quay. Available from No.6 Jetty, Circular Quay and the Aquarium Wharf Jetty (in front of the Aquarium), Darling Harbour.
Buy a combined Zoo and Ferry ticket for a great discount.
The 247 via Military Road and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo can be caught from Wynyard - Stand A (Carrington St) or QVB Stand D (York St).
From Chatswood Interchange - Stand J take the 257 via Victoria Ave, Penshurst Street, Willoughby Road, Pacific Highway, Falcon Street and Military Road. Change at Mosman Junction and take the 247 via Military Road and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo.
Alternatively, from the Chatswood Interchange, take the 143 from Stand M via Pacific Highway, Falcon Street and Military Road. Disembark near Cowles Road and take the 247 via Military Rd and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo.
From Balmoral Beach, take the 238 from The Esplanade via Raglan Street, Wolseley Road, Middle Head Road and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo.
From Clifton Gardens, take the 228 from Morella Road via Thompson Street to Whiting Beach Road for a short walk to Taronga Zoo.
Coming from Manly, Balgowlah, Brookvale, Dee Why or Narrabeen, take a bus to Spit Junction and change for the 247 via Military Road and Bradleys Head Road to Taronga Zoo.
Catch a train to Circular Quay, then take a ferry to Taronga Zoo wharf. Ferries depart from Circular Quay every quarter-past and quarter-to the hour. Or take a train to Wynyard Station to connect with the 247 bus from Stand A.
The Sky Safari operates from 9.30am – 4:30pm. Use of the Sky Safari is included in the ticket price. All children up to the age of 14 travelling on the Sky Safari must be accompanied by an adult.
Taronga Conservation Society Australia reserves the right to close the Sky Safari in the event of any required maintenance, adverse weather, during construction and at anytime TCSA deems it unsafe to operate.
Bus or Coach parking may be arranged by calling +61 2 9969 2777.
Cross the harbour either via the Harbour Bridge or Sydney Harbour Tunnel and continue on to the Warringah Freeway before taking the Military Road exit and turning right onto Military Road. Follow Military Road to Spit Junction and turn right to stay on Military Road in Mosman. At the roundabout, take the second exit on to Bradleys Head Road and continue 1.3km before arriving at Taronga Zoo.
Cross the Spit Bridge and continue along Spit Road for approximately 3km before turning left on to Military Road. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Bradleys Head Road and continue 1.3km before arriving at Taronga Zoo.
If you’re visiting Taronga from the Northern Beaches between 2 and 4 January, 2014, you might want to take a ferry from Manly via Circular Quay to Taronga or drive via Warringah Road and Eastern Valley Way to approach the Zoo along Military Road from Neutral Bay a avoid road upgrades on the Spit Bends.
Check this link for the latest info from the Roads and Marine Services on the safety upgrade: Spit Road - Median Safety Barrier Updates
Find your way to Miliary Road in Mosman. At the roundabout, take the second exit on to Bradleys Head Road and continue 1.3km before arriving at Taronga Zoo.
Follow the M2 Motorway and continue on to the Lane Cove Tunnel, making a slight right at the Gore Hill Freeway. Continue on to the Warringah Freeway before exiting on the right on to the Military Road exit. Continue on to Military Road, later turning right to stay on Miliary Road in Mosman. At the roundabout, take the second exit on to Bradleys Head Road and continue 1.3km before arriving at Taronga Zoo.
Follow the M5 South West Way Motorway, merging on to General Holmes Drive. Take a slight left at the Eastern Distributor and continue onto the Cahill Expressway and continuing further on to the Sydney Harbour Tunnel. Continue on to the Warringah Freeway and exit right on to Falcon Street, continuing onto Military Road, later turning right to stay on Miliary Road in Mosman. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Bradleys Head Road and continue 1.3km before arriving at Taronga Zoo.
Parking is available at the Zoo. Entry to the car park is from Bradleys Head Road. The first 90 minutes is free and there after a day-rate of $17 is payable.
Find out about the tours on offer to take you behind the scenes, up close to the animals or download a tour app for you smartphone.
Learn about our educational short courses here.