australia zoo

Why you should visit the Australia Zoo

The Australia Zoo is a renowned wildlife conservation facility and zoo located on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. It was established by Steve Irwin, the legendary conservationist and TV personality known as the “Crocodile Hunter,” and his family. The zoo is dedicated to the conservation of wildlife, and education, providing visitors the chance to have an up-close experience with a variety of Australian and international animals.

The zoo is nestled on the picturesque Sunshine Coast of Queensland. This iconic zoo allows visitors the opportunity to connect with some of Australia’s most unique creatures. A visit to the Australian Zoo to see its wildlife is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Sunshine Coast.

One of the main reasons why the Australia Zoo was built was to preserve Australian wildlife whilst promoting wildlife and environmental awareness and education. Visitors can view inspiring wildlife presentations, where passionate handlers showcase the beauty and importance of various animal species. The zoo emphasises the importance of conservation and sustainable practices which will hopefully help educate its visitors and give them a heightened sense of responsibility towards nature.

The zoo has creatively planned and designed exhibits to help provide its visitors with up-close encounters with Australia’s iconic fauna, including kangaroos, koalas, wombats, and the saltwater crocodile. The zoo’s animal environments mirror the animals’ natural habitats, offering a glimpse into their daily lives and behaviours. The interactive nature of many exhibits allows visitors to feed kangaroos, cuddle koalas, and participate in behind-the-scenes encounters, creating unforgettable memories for kids and adults. 

Beyond the zoo’s wildlife offerings, the Australian Zoo has lush gardens and well-maintained facilities, ensuring everyone has a comfortable and enjoyable visit. The zoo is dedicated to providing eco-friendly practices making it a destination that proudly offers entertainment, education, and environmental consciousness.

If you want to visit the Australian Zoo in luxury, contact us to book a luxury transfer from your hotel to the zoo and back again.


Just enter PROMO CODE SUV1023 at checkout,(online bookings only, from January 3rd to March 31st, 2024).

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