Coronavirus (COVID-19) update. Following the announcements made by the Australian and state governments, the majority of attractions and experiences are now temporarily closed. Please avoid all non-essential travel and follow all the recommendations from health experts to protect you and your family from COVID-19. Take care and stay safe.
Back to search
Add to favorites

Taronga Zoo and Whale Watching Cruise Combo

Two essential Sydney animal experiences, one great price - this combined Taronga Zoo and Whale Watching pass includes zoo entry, whale tour & return ferry!


2 amazing Sydney experiences
Rocket ferry to Taronga Zoo
Spend the morning at Taronga Zoo
Spend the afternoon whale watching
Sydney's best wildlife
Sky Safari cable car

What you need to know

Get two essential Sydney animal experiences at one great price - pay a visit to Taronga Zoo for a dose of wildlife, and see the Humpbacks on a whale tour! With this combined pass, you'll pay a visit to one of Australia's best zoos right on beautiful Sydney Harbour and see all your Aussie and international favourites such as koalas, kangaroos, wombats, giraffes, tigers and much more. Follow it up with a tour out on the water aboard a comfortable, spacious whale watching vessel on a cruise to see the gentle giants of the ocean - the Humpback whales - during their annual migratory season as they relax and play.

This pass also includes return ferry transfers from Taronga Zoo as well as a ride on the wonderful Sky Safari Cable Car which provides outstanding views of Sydney Harbour and all its famous landmarks, while the whale watching tour departs from Taronga Zoo's wharf making access easy and convenient. All of Sydney's best wildlife on both the land and the ocean are covered at a great price with this instant, printable zoo and whale watching combo voucher - so purchase online today and enjoy two of Sydney's most family-friendly experiences in one!

More info


  • The 2018 whale season has now finished. Check back soon for the 2019 whale watching tickets!


  • Rocket ferry to Taronga Zoo from Circular Quay or Darling Harbour
  • Taronga Zoo entry & Sky Safari cable car
  • Afternoon Whale Watching Cruise departing Taronga Zoo Wharf
  • Return cruise to Taronga Zoo or Circular Quay


  • Hotel transfers - you will need to make your own to Darling Harbour or Circular Quay to board the ferry


Taronga Zoo

  • Australia's amazing wildlife including Koalas & platypus
  • Animals of the world including Asian elephants, lions and giraffe
  • Free Keeper talks throughout the day
  • Free Bird Show daily
  • Free Seal Show daily

Whale Watching

  • Spectacular open air viewing
  • All weather lounge
  • Expert commentary
  • Whale guarantee
  • Our vessels offer two passengers decks offering spectacular open air viewing and a comfortable all-weather lounge for the entire family


  • Rocket ferry to Taronga Zoo departing Circular Quay 9.45am or 10.30am & Darling Harbour 9.30am or 10.15am. Whale Watching Cruise departs Taronga Zoo Wharf at 1.40pm. Disembark or Circular Quay 4.15pm
  • All travel must be completed on the same day

Important Information

  • Please note: Animal enclosures can be closed last minute to improve there habitats and some animals cannot be seen during closures at Taronga Zoo
  • This is an open water cruise and you may experience sea motion sickness. It is recommended to eat lightly before and during the cruise
  • Travel sickness tablets are generally most effective if taken prior to the cruise
  • Please dress according to the weather - it will often feel colder at sea
  • All travel must be completed on the same day
  • Taronga Zoo Sky Safari cable car subject to closure due to weather and other operational requirements
  • Valid for afternoon Whale Watching departure only
  • Cruise operates subject to weather conditions and minimum numbers

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Taronga Zoo and Whale Watching Cruise Combo

Wharf, 6 Circular Quay W, Sydney, NSW 2000