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  • Location: Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • Duration:  Flexible

G'day and welcome to Australia Zoo, home of The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin! Just one hour north of Brisbane, Australia Zoo offers a full day of wildlife adventure. Open since 1970 as Beerwah Reptile and Fauna Park, this unique zoological facility is home to over 1000 animals on nearly 60 acres of natural bushland. If you're in the area - you MUST visit Australia Zoo!

Highlights

  • Up close and personal interaction with wildlife at the Australia Zoo
  • See well over 1000 animals, including the World's 10 Most Venomous Snakes
  • See the Saltwater Crocodiles launch their strike from the waters edge
  • See our playful Tigers in the southern hemisphere only underwater viewing enclosure for big cats, at Tiger Temple
  • Be cuddled by a giant python and have the photo to prove it
  • Grab a bag of roo food and help feed the amazing red and grey kangaroos
  • Meet and play with Cameron, the giant 27 foot hand crafted crocodile
  • Check out our Wildlife Warriors wildlife shows daily
  • Free rides including jumping castles, giant trampoline and teacup ride
  • Option to select one-day or two-day Australia Zoo pass

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What You Can Expect

Australia Zoo 1-Day or 2-Day Admission Ticket

Australia Zoo, Sunshine Coast

There is no other zoo like Australia Zoo! Through the love, passion, and devotion of both Steve and Terri Irwin, Australia Zoo is able to educate and share with you the magnificent, often threatened, or sometimes even threatening wildlife of the world. Bringing you up close and personal with some of the worlds most misunderstood and feared animals (as well as the cute and cuddliest), so that you can share and learn, appreciate and understand.

The daily demonstrations take on a whole new dimension when the keepers actually interact with the wildlife, from giant snakes to hungry crocodiles. Whether you would like to see the Otters catching their own fish, or meet them up close and personal, plan on spending the entire day to experience all the full-on action and adventure! You can even get cozy with some of our wandering wildlife as keepers introduce you to snakes, koalas, camels, tortoises, alligators, lizards and more!

Australia Zoo Exhibits:

  • The Crocoseum - see crocodiles in clear water ponds, in an action-packed show full of discovery and adventure
  • Tiger Temple - home to eleven majestic tigers (six Sumatrans, five Bengals), and four cheetah, the Tiger Temple provides an amazing opportunity for you to get up close with these critically endangered animals
  • Elephantasia - is Australia's largest Asian elephant facility, meet the awe-inspiring Asian elephants, Siam, Sabu and Bimbo at the daily elephant feedings. You can hand-feed the beautiful girls from a massive supply of fresh fruit and vegetables!

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Itinerary

Eating at the Zoo:
Relax and unwind at the Feeding Frenzy food court, kiosk or Dingo Diner with a cold drink or a hot meal. The Feeding Frenzy food court has 6 specialized outlets which include burgers, Italian, take-away, sandwiches and salads, coffee, cakes and a scrumptious ice-cream parlor. You can also bring a picnic lunch and enjoy your meal on the immaculately groomed grounds.

It is recommended to spend a whole day at Australia Zoo to enjoy all exhibits on offer.

Australia Zoo Demonstration Times:

  • 10:00am - Kids Story Time
  • 10:00am - Morning Otters Live
  • 10:00am - Tortoises Live
  • 10:30am - Morning Elephants Live
  • 11:00am - Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Show (see slithering snakes, free flight birds and Crocodile feeding LIVE!)
  • 12:40pm - Elephant Keeper Talk
  • 1:00pm - Otters Live
  • 1:00pm - Koalas Live
  • 2:00pm - Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Show (see slithering snakes, free flight birds and Crocodile feeding LIVE!)
  • 3:00pm - Afternoon Elephants Live
  • 3:30pm - Afternoon Crocs Live
  • 3:30pm - Birds of Prey Live
  • 3:30pm - Afternoon Otters Live
  • All Day - Tigers Live at Tiger Temple

The above times are a guide only and subject to change.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

The zoo was amazing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

It was very nice you can get up close to the animal and take your photo withthem

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