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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

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1 Darkinjung Road | Corner of Peats Ridge Road, Calga, New South Wales 2250, Australia
+61 2 4375 1100
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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. Natural camps house koalas, wombats, Tasmanian devils, dingoes, flying foxes, echidnas, pythons, cockatoos and all their feathered, furry, scaly and spiky friends. Follow the walking tracks to visit ancient Aboriginal sites. Open every day from 9am to 5pm, or book an overnight ranger-led Wild Night Out. Fun and safe for children and adults alike. This is not an intense commercial experience with concrete paths and play areas. This is the real Australian bush.
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1 Darkinjung Road | 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 days ago

We came here with a tour group, and had a ranger show us around. I was able to pet the kangaroos and wallabies, came face to face with an emu, put my arm around a white rhino’s, had a diamond python wrapped around, stroked a...More

Thank John4One
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am posting to recommend Walkabout Wildlife Park at Calga to anyone who hasn't been yet. A friend and I went with my 18 month old and my friend's 2 1/2 year old yesterday. There were friendly free ranging Kangaroos, tiny Wallabies and Emus and...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not pre-purchase tickets for this place. Rented a car at our North Sydney Harbour hotel, and arrived at the park around 10:30. When we paid the entrance fee, we asked if a ranger for hire was available. We were informed that there would...More

1  Thank Herbert E
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Located almost 52 KM from Sydney this small and older park allows kids to walk amongst the kangaroos, walabies and more. TIP: Wear good covered shoes, as the paths are 'natural' and small stones etc could be a problem. The enclosures show animals which include...More

1  Thank marksmail
Walkab0utPark, Front Office Manager at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your review and we hope you enjoyed your time at the park. Your tips are perfect

Reviewed 19 July 2017

This sanctuary is a magnificent experience for every foreign family. It turned out to be the favourite attraction for our three kids during our Australia vacation. We booked 'Wild Sleep Out' in tent, which is the perfect option if you want to get the authentic...More

1  Thank Tormod L
Walkab0utPark, Front Office Manager at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback Yes, it is now easier to book everything online for our overseas visitors using our red booking button.

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We live locally and went here for the first time the other day. I had my 9 year old and my 13month old. We ended up staying for about 4 hours! The kids loved it! My 9 year old got to hold a guinea pig...More

2  Thank Arlene B
Walkab0utPark, Front Office Manager at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Fantastic, thanks

Reviewed 21 May 2017

My 14 year old daughter and I have just had a fabulous 24 hour experience at AWWP. Staying overnight and having private tours with a ranger in the evening and the following morning whilst the park is 'officially' closed. Thank you to Pru (night) and...More

1  Thank Hugh G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a fantastic place to see and hang out with native Australian animals in a safe environment for them, I absolutely loved this place!!! When you go in there are loads of kangaroos out in the open that you can touch, they are used...More

2  Thank KDi69
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Set in natural bushland, this was a chance to get away from suburbia and get close to some wildlife for my 98 year old mother who was able to get about most of the park quite well. She enjoyed walking among and patting kangaroos and...More

1  Thank Casual_holidays
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is an amazing place with great animals and really friendly knowledgable Park Rangers ! My daughter was over from England for a visit and I booked the Wild Night Out stay for us both to celebrate her 21st bday. We were warmly welcomed as...More

1  Thank Helen W
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Herbert E
19 September 2017|
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Response from marksmail | 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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Herbert 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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Response from Walkab0utPark | Property representative |
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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