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Australia Zoo by Croc Express Coach

Brisbane City, Australia
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Observe amazing animals from Down Under and around the world at the famous Australia Zoo—Home of the Crocodile Hunter! The legacy of Steve Irwin and his family, this conservation center aims to educate visitors about wildlife and help preserve endangered species for the future. Ride to the zoo from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel in an air-conditioned Croc Express coach, and enjoy hours of free time to browse the fantastic mammal, bird, and reptile exhibits. Watch supervised educational demonstrations by animal handlers.
  • Day trip to Australia Zoo aboard a Cross Express coach with included admission
  • Enjoy the day at Australia Zoo and see exhibits of crocodiles, elephants, and tigers
  • See educational and supervised wildlife talks and demonstrations
  • Pickup and drop-off from all Brisbane or centrally located Gold Coast hotels
The world-famous Australia Zoo was founded by the late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin and his family and is dedicated to conserving wildlife through education and research. Skip the stress of driving to the zoo, and relax on the ride from your Brisbane or Gold Coast hotel in an air-conditioned Croc Express coach. Along the way, soak up scenic views of the Glass House Mountains and the pineapple farms that line Steve Irwin Way.

When you arrive at the zoo, enjoy hours of free time to spend however you wish. Stroll among exhibits housing impressive mammals, birds, and reptiles, including many Outback and bush species like Tasmanian devils, wombats, dingoes, and kangaroos. See animals from around the globe, such as giraffes, rhinos, and zebras at the new African savannah exhibit. Learn about the impressive endangered species and breeding programs that Australia Zoo is involved with. 

See snakes, crocs, free-flight birds and other creatures that helped make the Crocodile Hunter famous at the exciting Wildlife Warriors show in the Crocoseum. See Itinerary below for a sample schedule of supervised feedings, shows, and demonstrations.

When your time at the zoo comes to an end, reboard the Croc Express and relax on the return drive to your hotel.
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Australia Zoo
A must see destination in the Sunshine Coast, travel to Australia Zoo and spend hours seeing more than 1200 animals from around the world and watch shows
Duration: 6 hours 
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, Mar 2020
Great place, the zoo animals all seem to like being there ,as the natural habitat was there and recreated better any other zoo I’ve seen. Very clean
A great, fun trip
, Mar 2020
I've always wanted to visit the Australia zoo, so I was thrilled when I finally got the chance. The service was great, a friend and I took the bus from Brisbane to the zoo and back again, with a generous amount oftime at the zoo itself. The zoo is terrific, and our driver was very polite and entertaining. There was a slight confusion about pickup that could have been handled better on both sides, but overall I highly recommend, it was a great trip.
No Driving
, Mar 2020
The drive was lovely gave us heaps of information on how to make the most of our day at the zoo. Also gave us a little history on the area on our bus trip.
Fabulous Day
, Mar 2020
What a fabulous zoo loved everything the lay out is fantastic.We had a very relaxing and informative day.
Maybe find another ride
, Mar 2020
Things to know that we weren’t aware of - NO drinks or food allowed on the bus. Also, the bus that picks you up at the hotels is not the bus that goes to the zoo. Once everyone is picked up, they take you to a bus station where another tour bus takes you to the zoo. The bus driver who picked us up at the hotels, Bob, was extremely rude and sarcastic with everyone on the bus. He also arrived 10 mins early at the stop and then rushed us on the bus as if we were late, when our scheduled departure time was not for another 10 mins. He talked down to anyone who asked a question and made the ride very unpleasant. The driver to the zoo was a different man and he seemed incredibly unhappy to be there as well, but he at least wasn’t rude to the guests. Also, since it doesn’t list the departure time on here, it is 4pm from the zoo. I would recommend another tour ride if possible, since the staff on this tour is so unhappy to provide the service.
Fantastic Experience
, Mar 2020
The highlight of our 3 week vacation! Fantastic experience. Loved being able to pet kangaroos and koala❤️
Great Australia Zoo Tour
, Feb 2020
This tour went very well. The drive to the zoo is beautiful and the zoo itself is a very pleasant place to spend your day. There is plenty of time to see the animals, go to the Crocoseum show, eat lunch, and buy some souvenirs. Make sure to stop by the Wildlife Hospital to see their facilities.
Great day, helpful driver, low attendance made it worthwhile.
, Feb 2020
This was a great day. I was a solo traveler so having a driver and not having to worry about directions was wonderful. I thought to total cost was reasonable. The driver was pleasant and his comments along the driver were interesting and his tips about the zoo were very helpful. This was not a big zoo compared to others I have visited (like the San Diego zoo) so I did not feel the walking was excessive or that I needed more than the 6 hours to experience all the animals. I was there on a weekday and it was expected to be rainy so the zoo itself was VERY lightly attended. This meant I was able to see all the animals I wanted to and there were no lines for food or to even hold a koala. Many exhibits I viewed without anyone nearby. The animals were all out and active and I had a great time. I did not see the big croc show but I wasn't there for the crocodiles. Overall - great day!
VIP tour
, Feb 2020
We did the VIP caddie tour. Toby , our guide, was the best. A great way to see everything with a limited amount of time. Great experience and the koala exhibit was amazing.
Pure Brilliance
, Jan 2020
Excellent. Staff were BRILLIANT, friendly and willing to help. Grounds were immaculate. Food was fantastic.

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