Featherdale Wildlife Park - Doonside
Gold Medal winner 'Tourist Attraction NSW' 2012, Featherdale houses the world's premier collection of Australian wildlife, allowing visitors to get up close to 2,200 animals from over 280 species. Cuddle a koala, have a photo taken and hand feed kangaroos. Located at Doonside, en route to the famous Blue Mountains, Featherdale is Sydney's ultimate interactive wildlife experience.
From the initial greeting by the swaggie and joey at the entrance to the park, you are encouraged to get up close to Australia's native wildlife. As well as numerous koalas and kangaroos, features include face-to-face encounters with all kinds of wildlife including wallabies, emus, an amazingly diverse range of birds and 40 species of reptiles in the Reptilian Pavilion.
You will also get the chance to encounter some more unexpected highlights such as Bettongs, Fairy Penguins, Jabirus, Bustards, a 4.5 metre Saltwater Crocodile and 30 species of endangered or vulnerable animals.
9am - 5pm daily. Free photos with the koalas between 9am - 4.30pm. Closed Christmas Day.