Tickets to the Taronga Zoo come in several different categories. There are daily admission passes, tickets that include both zoo admission and ferry transportation from the downtown area, and annual tickets that allow for entrance every day of the year. This one of the most entertaining Sydney attractions, particularly if you're traveling with kids, and the zoo animals include lions, tigers, leopards, elephants, and hippos, among other creatures.
The daily admission Taronga Zoo passes are just what they sound like. They allow the holder to enjoy a visit on one single day. Discounts for these daily passes are available for kids ages four to fifteen, and children under four get in for free. As for the annual Taronga Zoo tickets, they allow the holder to access the grounds on any given day out of the year except for Christmas Day, as the zoo is closed on Christmas. It should be mentioned that discounted group rates are available for single day visits, and groups can always consider having an onsite picnic.
The most popular tickets to the Taronga Zoo might just be those that include ferry transportation between the zoo and the downtown area. After all, the zoo is approximately twelve miles from downtown Sydney, and many tourists opt to stay at one of the downtown hotels. Circular Quay and Darling Harbour are the places to go if you wish to purchase these kinds of zoo passes.
As a side note, it is sometimes possible to find coupons for Taronga Zoo tickets. These coupons are often found in Sydney travel guides and brochures, and anyone who is interested might start by inquiring at one of the city’s tourist information centers. As for those who end up paying full price, it can come with a great feeling of satisfaction since the zoo’s ticket sales help to generate funds for animal conservation.