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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

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If you love animals but you don't like to see them in zoos, this working wildlife sanctuary is a wonderful place to visit. Only an hour north of Sydney city, you can meet kangaroos, emus and wallabies living free in 80 acres of Australian bush...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Darkinjung Rd | Corner of Peats Ridge Road, Calga, New South Wales 2250, Australia
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+61 2 4375 1100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were all so lovely, the premises were very clean and the animals were obviously happy and well cared for. I will definatly be visiting again on my next trip to aussy.

Thank Talitha V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the park this morning and loved every second. The park was nice and quiet, even from the car park you can see the roos! I emailed the park yesterday to try to arrange a 'speed date' with Tonka the wombat. Tassin and Amy...More

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Sydney and wanted the chance to pet Koalas and Kangaroo. We rented a car and drove the hour to Calga. It is very inexpensive to be able to roam around with free Kangaroos. We made it to all the education stops on...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This was a great experience. To stay in the Australian Bush for a night with the park accessible to you and your group was exciting and insightful. Many of the animals are nocturnal so you get a better chance of seeing them “come to life”...More

Thank mireillehammond
Reviewed 20 August 2018

When I asked the kids what was the best thing they did on their holiday, they both replied that this was the best activity, mainly because of the personal ranger, and the speed dates we booked, but also because of the interaction with the wildlife...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A great pit stop through tourist route 33 on the way to the Hunter Valley! It was such an experience to be able to get up close with the animals. Kangaroos, wallabies, emus, peacocks and my personal favourite, the 3 turkeys which roamed free throughout...More

Thank AussyTraveller86
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Before: "Oh my God, staying there all day... I don't know." After: "Wow, it went so fast. There was so much to do, I didn't get bored at all." I have a friend visiting from Germany who wanted to see some Koalas before she left....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We have lots of overseas visitors and they want to see Australian animals up close. If you have a car, I would recommend this place above Taronga because you really get to see the animals up close and it's a lot less busy. It's set...More

Thank Bbb189bbb
Reviewed 31 May 2018

What a perfect day at the park. I like this much better than Taronga, was able to be up close with koala's, snakes, kangaroos, etc. I would certainly recommend this to anyone that loves the zoo.

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Went with family and grandkids to this site on Tuesday and it was amazing - so many Australian wildlife animals to see and touch - kangaroos and wallabies just walking around and friendly. Kids could feed rabbits, guinea pigs, alpaca's, goats, ducks and geese. Can...More

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Herb E
19 September 2017|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there; the rangers are extremely knowledgable and you'll surely get a lot out of a private tour with your two hour window. The park is small and you'll easily be able to walk about with comfort. The Koalas are very... More
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Herb E
1 July 2017|
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Response from Walkab0utPark | Property representative |
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park is not on a public transport route and therefore the closest station is at Gosford, either train or bus. A taxi fare from Gosford is approximately $45 one way, so is pretty expensive. We... More
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Kadd L
21 September 2016|
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Hi there, We have kiosk style catering on site with a basic menu of hot food including fish & chips, pies, sausage rolls etc. We also have ready made sandwiches and wraps, soft drinks, ice-cream, snacks and tea and... More
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