When I used to live in Mosman it was quite amazing to hear The animal noises eminating from the zoo especially the lions roaring at night time .This of course made me feel like I was anywhere except this quiet leafy suburb of Sydney. I have many times visited this zoo and I used to enjoy so much the photo opportunities that the Zoo enabled me to...more
We came to the zoo specifically because Liz wanted to see Koalas. We first waited on line for our Koala encounter and had our pictures taken with an over friendly bear. We then moved on to see the other Koalas. Most were asleep in trees but one precocious bear was up and about giving us a little show.We found out that contrary to belief. Koalas are...more
We basically ran through most of the reptile area. They had live snakes out of the cages with handlers. Neither one of us likes snakes so we boogied out of there as fast as we could. At the end of the exhibit were some large Lizards (in cages thankfully) that we could observe without fear of being bit or eaten.more
Sports bar, public bar, pool tables, TAB, restaurant with self serve grill.2004 Winner of AHA Awards for Excellence AwardBest Bistro - Metropolitan - Rib eye steak / Medium rare AUS$17Meals are two for one between 12 and 3PM daily.You buy one and you get the 2nd meal free.more
This stunning restaurant is ideally situated at the watersedge on Middle Harbour with commanding views of the sailing boats, pleasure crafts and cruisers in this area. Specialising in Mediterranean Seafood cuisine, you can enjoy Orso's cuisine every day for lunch and dinner, plus Sunday Brunch from 11am. Orso also boast an award winning Wine...more
It was Liz's Birthday and all she was very excited to get to see the Koalas. We waited in line for our turn to stand next to the Koala and have a souvenir picture taken. The koala bear was attracted to Liz and kept walking right across the branch and almost climbed on her head. We later discovered that her shampoo contained Australian Aloe and that must have been the reason why they bear wanted to eat her or just have a sniff.....
Balmoral Beach is off the Beaten Path...but a great family beach or good for a chill. It's not a Bondi or Manly...but a good, local beach.One of our favorite restaurants in Sydney is right on this beach, called Bathers. Brekkie is the best...but lunch or dinner is great...with first class meals and wine.If you want to feel like a local, this is a...more
Stay the night in Taronga Zoo and camp with the animals.As a Roar & Snore camper, you’ll sleep in a two to three-person dome tent provided pitched under the stars. You will rise to the warbles, rumbles, squeaks, growls and roars of the animals greeting the day. Your wildlife adventure continues with breakfast before two behind the scenes...more