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Just across the harbour
Taronga Zoo

Taronga Zoo is only a 12-min ferry ride away and a ferry departs the Quay every 30 minutes. Taronga Zoo is Australia’s largest Zoo and has amazing view over the harbour looking towards Sydney and the Opera House. The Zoo has been opened since 1916. Taronga Zoo is famous for hosting a variety of native Australian animals and great exhibitions of wild and endangered species, and is great for adults and kids alike. With all kinds of animals to see from kangaroos and tortoises to koalas and platypus – and all kinds of experiences including the famous seal show and bird show, talks and tours. This zoo is open every day including Christmas Day, so head across the road from the hotel and hop on a ferry at Circular Quay to the Zoo.


Cruise Terminal - Circular Quay

We are located across the road from the Overseas Passenger Terminal where most of the cruise ships arrive and depart in...

The Rocks

The Rocks precinct is a friendly neighbourhood district situated just by the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge. Featuring historic laneways, on-trend...

Circular Quay

Circular Quay is the gateway to Sydney and home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Circular Quay...

The Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens are a eight minute walk away from The Russell Hotel and right next door to the...

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a one-of-a-kind adventure, but did you know you can also ascend to the top...

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is an iconic landmark only a few minutes walk from The Russell Boutique Hotel, but a...

Galleries & Museums

Museum of Contemporary Art Like the name suggests, this museum located in the Art Deco-style former Maritime Museum building is all...

Sydney Beaches

With well over one hundred stunning beaches up and down Sydney’s coast, harbours and bays it can be hard to...