The Australian Reptile Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is regarded as one of the country’s premier attractions and zoos to play, learn and discover. Get up close to exotic reptiles from around the world and a wide variety of Australian native animal including kangaroos, koalas, Tasmanian devils and wombats. Admire cassowaries, dingos, Komodo dragons, and walk with Hugo, the giant Galapagos tortoise.
The award winning park, just a 30 minute drive from the hotel, allows nature-lovers to learn about lifesaving snake and spider venom collection, as well as the conservation work undertaken by zoo keepers including the breeding program for an Australian treasure: the Tasmanian Devils.
After loading your brain with knowledge, it’s time to explore the themed exhibits in the park, the newest Komodo dragon exhibit allows you to fully immerse yourself within the ancient Indonesian temple and have a close encounter with the species. Catch one of the parks thrill seeking shows, including feeding famous Elvis the monster crocodile by zoo keeper Tim Faulkner.
Make sure to pack a barbecue lunch and enjoy the covered picnic area located in the kangaroo sanctuary, so you can share lunch with one of Australia’s favourite animals. During lunch the kids can swing, slide and play in the all age playground located conveniently next to the picnic area. It’s the perfect and affordable day out for the whole family with family passes for just $105.
The Australian Reptile Park is open seven days a week, in all-weather conditions.