1638 Steve Irwin Way
07 5436 2000
Hours of Operation:
Open Daily: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Closed: Christmas Day
The nearest airport to Australia Zoo is the Sunshine Coast Airport which is open 24 hours a day and located on Friendship Avenue, Marcoola in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.
Brisbane's main international airport is about an hour from Australia Zoo.
Coach Transfer Services
Con-X-ion are leaders in the field of transportation on the Sunshine Coast providing the most frequent and direct airport shuttle services from Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airports to/from your Sunshine Coast Accommodation. Con-X-ion also offer specially tailored Day Tours to showcase the very best of the Sunshine Coast region and provide return shuttle transfers to the Sunshine Coast’s leading attractions. Return shuttle transfers are available from your accommodation venue on the Sunshine Coast to Australia Zoo daily. Con-X-ion provide flexible options with transfer times so you can enjoy a sleep in or alternatively arrive on opening at 9am.
Travelling with a family or a group booking? Take advantage of Con-X-ions private transfer options which can cater for all group sizes and requirements.
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With a wide variety of ticketing options passengers are able to travel at their own pace, hopping on and off as many times as their ticket allows.
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Greyhound has a number of great Australia Zoo travel and entry options.
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The QR Citytrain has a seven-day service that operates between the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Beerwah. The Australia Zoo courtesy coach meets most trains at the Beerwah Rail Station to transfer passengers to the Zoo. If the bus is not at the station, simply call the Zoo on 5436 2000 and a bus will be sent out during opening hours for your convenience.
Please check the Translink site for ticket prices. Phone 13 12 30 for the train timetable.
Be sure to plan your journey in advance and check out the latest service updates at translink.com.au or by calling 13 12 30 anytime.
The Sunshine Coast is easily accessible by a number of major highways which dissect the region. It is approximately 60 minutes driving time from Brisbane via the Bruce Highway. Australia Zoo is situated on Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah. Get more driving route information or to make a car hire reservation click below.
Australian Day Tours
With return hotel transfers seven days a week, the Croc Express is a fantastic way to get to Australia Zoo in safety and comfort from the Gold Coast or Brisbane city. This friendly service allows you to relax in an air-conditioned luxury coach or coaster while learning about all the regional sights, history and highlights of a day at Australia Zoo, along the way.
The tour departs the Gold Coast at approximately 7.30am, and departs Brisbane Transit Centre (Roma Street) in Brisbane at approximately 9:00am. The bus arrives at Australia Zoo around 10.15am in time for all the wildlife action. The day is then yours to spend exploring the Zoo at your leisure, before departing at 4.00pm. Phone Australian Day Tours on 1300 781 362 for more information.
CC's Croc Connections
Departing Brisbane daily at 9:00 am (pick up from all the major hotels) and arriving at Australia Zoo by approximately 10.15am, CC's Croc Connections offers a friendly, personal bus service to kick-start your day at the Zoo. Along the way you can learn about the history of Australia Zoo and the Irwin family while relaxing in air-conditioned comfort. The bus will depart the Zoo at 4.10pm.
After an action-packed day at Australia Zoo you can sit back and enjoy the revealing commentary along the Glasshouse Mountains. Phone CC's Croc Connections (0402 139 249) for more information.