Sight Seeing Location
Established on 7 acres of land originally purchased by Charles and Marjorie Wigg in 1953, Featherdale has evolved from a poultry farm into one of the best privately own wildlife parks in Australia. Education and Conservation form an integral component of Featherdale’s philosophy. Not only is Featherdale renowned throughout the tourism industry but also its extensive captive breeding programs have set the standard for animal conservation and management in the zoological industry. As a result, Featherdale animals and animal husbandry techniques are highly sought after by zoos and fauna parks all over the world.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo, formerly known as Western Plains Zoo and commonly known as Dubbo Zoo, is a large zoo near Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia. It opened to the public on 28 February 1977, to provide more living and breeding space for large animals such as elephants and antelopes which needed more space than was available at the restricted Sydney site.
Symbio was established in 1975 as a small wildlife park and has become an award winning zoo and tourist attraction.
Bordering Australia’s World historic Royal National Park, the Sutherland Shire, Cronulla Coast and Wollongong City,
Blackbutt Reserve occupies over 182 hectares of land and provides visitors the chance to enjoy nature trails, wildlife exhibits, children's playgrounds and recreational facilities. The perfect place for a relaxing family picnic or to explore the wonders of nature. There are four main entrances into Blackbutt Reserve. These include off Carnley Ave (Black Duck Picnic Area), Freyberg Street (Richley Reserve), Queens Road and Lookout Road.
The Australian Reptile Park is located at Somersby on the Central Coast, New South Wales in Australia. It is about 50 km (a one hour drive) North of Sydney, and is just off the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway. The park is home to a variety of reptiles, including snakes, lizards and crocodiles, as well as other Australian animals, such as kangaroos, cassowaries and Tasmanian devils.
Taronga Zoo is the city zoo of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Officially opened on 7 October 1916, it is located on the shores of Sydney Harbour in the suburb of Mosman. Taronga Zoo is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales under the trading name Taronga Conservation Society along with Dubbo's Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Divided into eight zoogeographic regions
Koala Park was created in the 1920's and officially opened in October of 1930 by the founder Noel Burnet. He became alarmed at the high numbers of koalas shot for the large export fur trade. He feared that if such harsh treatment was allowed to continue, this lovable and unique animal would disappear from the face of the earth forever. From that time on he spent his whole life fighting to protect, research and create a safe environment in which they could live and breed naturally.