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The zoo keeper and small group make it easy to get to know some of Australia's many distinctive animals, including koalas, kangaroos, wallabies and platypuses.
This trip is not to be missed! We had an exclusive two hour behind the scenes tour with Rob who has been with the zoo over 20 years and is extremely knowledgeable. We went through the Wild Australia exhibit and got up close pictures with very interesting dialogue along the way. Make sure you go early or stay late to catch the shows and see the zoo's beautiful exhibits. There are volunteers throughout to answer questions like Carlee, a student volunteer, who filled us in on the zoo's efforts to increase the numbers of different species in danger of extinction like the beautiful corroboree frog. The zoo celebrated their 100th anniversary in 2016 and survives off donations. Wait until you see the giraffes view of Sydney Harbor! By the way, the peacock loves chocolate cake so watch out.
This tour was a great way to see the animals up close and to learn a lot about them.
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Amazing! Got up close with several animals including the wallabies and our tour guide was great. This is well worth the extra money and they take a good portion of the profits to go back to care for the animals.
Highlight of Sydney. The behind the scenes tour was the best. Seeing the Koalas up close was unbelievable. Feeding the wallabies was also fun. Guide was very knowledgeable.
I really really loved this tour. I went over on he ferry and up to the entrance in the gondola which was fun. Met Robert a very experienced and knowledgeable guide who took 4 of us to see lots of weird and wonderful creatures of Australia. We were able to handle many of them and see them in their houses. This was a very special and enjoyable tour. Had a snack at midday with the guide then spent the rest of the day looking round the rest of the zoo. The giraffes have a wonderful view of Sydney harbour!
This is an amazing zoo. We very much enjoyed the behind the scenes look at the animals, including a baby koala, tasmanian devil, wallabies, kangaroo, emu, and many, many more. Our tour guide was enthusiastic and informative. The zoo itself is inviting and the animals seem to be healthy and happy given that they are in this type of setting. The views of Sydney from here are amazing, particularly from the giraffe habitat. Definitely recommend including this tour!
One of the highlights of our trip was the behind the scene Wild Australian Experience.
Up close and personal with and experienced guide and the small group made it much more enjoyable.
I would suggest this to all visitors.
What a great experience hanging with the Kuala bears and wallabies. Our tour guide was very nice and very informative. Going behind the scenes was interesting and unique. Had a Blast!
This is the tour I tell folks to book when visiting Sydney. Highly recommended small group tour of the Taronga Zoo! My husband and I enjoyed the behind the scenes / close encounters / personal guided tour of the koalas, feathertail glider, echidna, duckbill platapus, Tasmanian devil, wallabies, food preparation and much more. The tea and lemon desert were very tasty. After the tour we had fun visiting the zoo especially the aviary as it was fun to relax and watch the colorful curious birds. Awesome zoo with very nice hosts and guides.
This tour was amazing! Our tour guide was very enthusiastic about showing us around the zoo, and the fact that there was only 3 people in the group made it even better. It allows you to see a completely different side of the zoo that the general public normally wouldn't get to experience, and you get up close and personal with several different animals. One of the best days of my trip by far, highly recommend doing the tour.
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