Featherdale Wildlife Park visitors can get up close and personal with wallabies, kangaroos, koalas, and a variety of other fascinating animals. This wildlife park in Sydney offers one of the finest collections of Australian animals that you will find anywhere, and you can hand feed some of these animals or enjoy a face-to-face encounters with them. The koalas are especially cooperative when it comes to the face-to-face encounters, and visitors can have their photos taken with these furry creatures for free at the Koala Sanctuary. This sanctuary houses both the New South Wales and Victorian species, the latter of which is larger in size.
While the Featherdale Wildlife Park is small in size, it is big on thrills. In addition to seeing wallabies, kangaroos, and koalas on a visit to this wonderful park, visitors can view crocodiles, see what the dingoes are up to, check out some wombats, and spy on some curious emus. Tasmanian devils are also on display. And over at the Animal Nursery, lambs, ducks, goats, pigs, turkeys, rabbits, and chickens are among the main residents. After spending some time at the Animal Nursery during your visit to this fantastic wildlife park in Sydney, you might wander over to the Reptilian Pavilion. This attraction presents more than 20 realistic exhibits that showcase approximately 30 different reptile species.
Daily feeding sessions allow visitors to watch some of the animals eat at the Featherdale Wildlife Park. When you're not checking out all the fascinating animals, there is a café onsite, as well as a picnic area that features barbecue grills. Doing some shopping at the souvenir center is also worth considering on a visit to this wildlife park in Sydney, and you can combine your visit with a tour of the Blue Mountains. Many bus tours that head to the Blue Mountains includes a stop at Featherdale.
The Featherdale Wildlife Park is not found in Sydney proper. Instead, it is located in the suburb of Doonside at 217-229 Kildare Road. The drive out takes approximately 45 minutes. As for Featherdale Wildlife Park tickets, they are in good supply and can be purchased in combination with a Blue Mountains bus tour or included in other package deals. You can also purchase them on their own. Discount Featherdale Wildlife Park tickets are available for children ages three to fifteen, students, pensioners, and seniors. Special family passes are available and offer discounts of their own, and should anyone in your group be three years old or younger, they get in for free. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and you can visit any day of the year, save for Christmas Day.