Taronga Zoo ferry services

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Taronga Zoo
TfNSW F2 2017.svg
Waterway Sydney Harbour
Operator Harbour City Ferries
System length 2 wharves, 3.3km
No. of vessels 2

The Taronga Zoo ferry service is a ferry route in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It connects Taronga Zoo with the transport hub at Circular Quay. The route forms part of the Sydney Ferries network. In 2013, the Taronga Zoo ferry service was given the designation of F2 as part of a program to number all Sydney Ferries, Sydney Trains and light rail lines. Some F2 Taronga Zoo services are combined with F6 Mosman services, extending to Mosman Bay.[1]

Services

Wharves

Wharves served by the F2 ferry

Circular Quay

Circular Quay is a major Sydney transport hub, with a large ferry, rail and bus interchange. F2 Taronga Zoo services usually depart from Wharf 2. The wharves are wheelchair-accessible.

Taronga Zoo

The Taronga Zoo ferry wharf

The Taronga Zoo ferry wharf is, for many tourists, the preferred mode of entry to Sydney's major zoological park. Passengers disembarking at the wharf, located on Bradleys Head Road, can enter the zoo via a cable car or connect with local bus services. The wharf is wheelchair-accessible.

Patronage

Taronga Zoo is one of Sydney's premier harbourside attractions.

The following table shows the patronage of Sydney Ferries network for the year ending 30 June 2018.

2017-18 Sydney Ferries patronage by line[n.b. 1] [2]
F1
4 947 000

Patronage split post-November



Patronage split pre-November
F2
1 506 000
F3
2 900 000
F4

(new)
2 545 000
F5
592 000
F6
837 000
F7

(new)
136 000
F8
469 000
F4

(old)
760 000
F7

(old)
637 000
  1. ^ Figures based on Opal tap on and tap off data.
    = Lines were extensively revised in November 2017:
    • F4 Darling Harbour was combined with part of F7 Eastern Suburbs to form F4 Cross Harbour
    • The remaining part of F7 Eastern Suburbs became F7 Double Bay
    • F8 Cockatoo Island was split off from F3 Parramatta River

References

  1. ^ "F2 Taronga Zoo ferry timetable". Transport for NSW.
  2. ^ "Ferry Patronage - Monthly Comparison". Transport for NSW. Retrieved 15 September 2018.

External links

  • F2 Taronga Zoo at Transport for New South Wales

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