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ANIMALS

MEET OUR AMAZING ANIMALS

Here at Australia Zoo we just love animals - from the tiniest lizard to the tallest giraffe! Australia Zoo is a great environment for our animals - it provides not only a haven for our collection of over one hundred different species including Steve's favourites the Crocodile, Tiger, and Cheetah, but is also a great platform for those same animals to act as ambassadors for their cousins in the wild. This gives Australia Zoo the ability to educate the world about animal conservation and to increase the chances of protecting all wildlife.

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OUR ANIMALSEXPLORE OUR AMAZING ANIMALSOur Amazing Animals

Want to know more about your favourite Amazing Animals? Check this out - we've got stacks of info to get you on your way to being an expert. With species and subspecies information, Australia Zoo animal profiles and stacks of interesting facts, you'll be feeling knowledgeable in no time. Whether you are mad about mammals, think birds are brilliant or really really really like reptiles, this is your one-stop wildlife headquarters!

Mammals Reptiles Birds

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERSEXPERIENCE OUR ANIMALSAnimal Encounters

It's time to throw out your old ideas about the ultimate zoo experience. No longer must you, the guest, sit on the sidelines while our animal keepers have all the fun! Care to relax on the grass while hand-feeding some hungry wombats, or strut your stuff with our devilishly handsome Tasmanian Devils?

It's time for an Animal Encounter!

ANIMAL DIARIESVIEW OUR ANIMAL DIARIESAnimal Diaries

The Australia Zoo Entertainment Crew are busy tracking down answers to all your burning questions. From all over Australia Zoo we endeavor to answer your questions in our Animal Diaries.

Check out our Animal DiariesTasmanian Devils
Jeremy finds out some amazing facts about Tasmanian Devils, watch these amazing creatures in the Australia Zoo Animal Diaries.

ANIMAL NEWSTHE LATEST ON OUR ANIMALSAnimal News

Keep up to date with the latest Animal News from Australia Zoo.

Hume the koala’s long-awaited climb to freedom
After two years of continuous treatment for a debilitating disease, Australia Zoo Wildlife...

Australia Zoo’s tigers earn their stripes with Australian release of Tigers About the House
Australia’s most-loved tiger cubs Hunter and Clarence (also known by their nicknames Spot and...

PLATINUM TOURSTAKE A GUIDED TOURPlatinum Zoo Adventure

There has never been a day at the Zoo like an Australia Zoo Platinum Adventure. For the true wildlife enthusiast or the traveller who's seen it all before, a Platinum Adventure is the opportunity of a lifetime to enjoy a full day of extreme VIP treatment, exclusive behind-the-scenes animal encounters and the undivided attention of our animals and their expert handlers.

The Platinum Itinerary

WILDLIFE PHOTOSWHAT AN AWESOME SOUVENIRWildlife Photos

Fancy cuddling up to one of our furry, feathered or scaly friends? You can have your photo taken by one of our professional photographers with a koala, snake, possum or baby alligator - or even have a 'magic photo' taken with Steve or Terri Irwin in our green screen studio.

Make your mates jealous!

FEED THE ANIMALSGET UP CLOSE AND PERSONALFeed The Animals

From adorable baby animals in the Kids Zoo to tall and majestic giraffes, there are loads of opportunities to feed the animals at Australia Zoo. Be sure to check out the incredible Roo Heaven, a large, naturalistic home for our kangaroos, where you can hand-feed them until your heart's content!

Have a go at our little beauties

HARRIETA REPTILE LEGEND!Harriet the Giant Galapagos Tortoise

Harriet the Giant Galapagos Land Tortoise was a friend to all at Australia Zoo, a cherished member of the Sunshine Coast community, a respected long-time Queenslander and a treasure of the international conservation world. Her remarkable history has been a point of fascination and extensive research for many years, and generations of Australians have known and loved this extraordinary old lady.

Learn more about Harriet