Featherdale Wildlife Park, Blacktown

4.3
#1 of 194 in Wildlife in New South Wales
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
Located on 3 hectares (7 acres) of what was once a poultry farm, Featherdale Wildlife Park offers visitors a rare hands-on wildlife experience just 45 minutes from Sydney. At this park, situated en route to the Blue Mountains National Park, you can encounter koalas, hand-feed a variety of kangaroos and wallabies, and learn about Australia's variety of bird species, reptiles, dingoes, wombats, and crocs. Walk along the zoo's gravel pathways. Bring your own snacks or grab a quick bite at the park's cafe, which also provides free parking. The popular souvenir center sells a wide range of inexpensive Aussie mementos. Make Featherdale Wildlife Park a part of your Quakers Hill vacation plans using our Quakers Hill vacation route planner.
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  • Very difficult to feed the kangaroos! They were as good as gold is Cuteness! With small children, be sure to take their go! Although the place is not very big, but you can go FA Kangaroo Park stub in their pictures and touch!
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  • It is a zoo in Sydney suburbs, train is located about an hour. Koalas are 抱kemasenn by the laws of the State, but photography is possible together. Park is very spacious and can have fun while giving the food (ice cream cone) in the Kangaroo is grazing areas. Endemic to Australia such as Wombats or Tasmanian Devil filled in otherwise have seen slow and take one day, but customers are not so much a leisurely stroll. Because there was Pokemon GO kangaskhan can kangaroos game with real photos, too!
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  • From the Blue Mountains came on the way to the Hunter Valley. Basic Zoo I don't much like, but here enjoyed difference with others. Cage at least, sense of distance and the animal is good furniture. Animal odors and also nothing can hand people want animal-like sounds. Worth a visit is. Can satisfy 10 minutes if you have time, about an hour and a half!
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  • What a great place to hand-feed wallabies and pet kangaroos. The animal encounters are wonderful. We really enjoyed the reptile encounter. Staff are great and knowledgeable. The park is clean and animals look and seem very well cared for. Great variety of amazing birds, lots of incredible mammals, and a very interesting reptile exhibit. If you live within driving distance, an annual pass would be well worth the money.
  • As an American tourist, this park was all we had hoped for and more. I don't expect another time in my life that I will be able to feed, pet, and be so upclose with Australian animals. We spent almost five hours there and listened to as many of the zoo talks and feedings as we could. Kangaroos, Tasmanian Devils, penguins, dingos... we even got to see the dingo puppies. The animal handlers/keepers welcomed all our questions and were very knowledgeable and friendly. My nine year old son was in heaven. Thanks for a great experience!
  • One of the best wildlife parks we have visited. The USP here is being able to strike and feed the wallabies and kangaroos and get your photo taken stroking a koala ($20 charge). Great to wander round taking in Australian wildlife. The cafe offer a wide selection but I felt it was pricey though current exchange rate doesn't help. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Great day out, thoroughly recommended.
  • Took some friends here that arrived from overseas. The team couldn't have been more helpful. Such a wonderful way to up close with Australia's iconic animals - feed touch and feel in a real life experience. Highly recommend for travellers, families and animal lovers!
  • This was the highlight of our trip to Australia. Got to hold a dingo pup, feed kangaroos and take a picture with a koala up close. Didn't expect them to all be so soft. Wonderful experience. Highly recommend doing the whole package.

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