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Potoroo Palace, Merimbula

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Wildlife Area
Explore a wide variety of native and endangered Australian species at Potoroo Palace, a nonprofit sanctuary offering visitors a chance to observe potoroos, swamp wallabies, eastern gray kangaroos, wombats, koalas, snakes, and birds. This nature park offers hands-on tours for children, which provide an educational and entertaining way to learn about the importance of environmental conservation. You can roam among the kangaroos, walk through the aviary, hand-feed the emus and ducks, or go for long rides on the park’s popular mini train. The sanctuary’s café serves hot coffee and light meals, and hosts regular live music afternoons. Make Potoroo Palace a part of your Merimbula vacation plans using our Merimbula travel itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Good place to spend a couple of hours on a slightly rainy day. It's a place where injured animals were brought in for treatment so don't expect a zoo-like place with many animals. It was nice to walk ...  more »
  • We enjoyed a wonderful few hours here. The animals are well cared for and the owners are passionate about the native wildlife. We paid a bit extra for the Koala experience which was well worth it, Jea...  more »
  • Take a picnic lunch, grab the kids and go out to Potoroo Palace. Stroll around the grounds and be sure to buy a bag of nibbles for the kids to feed the Kangaroos (you can get that on entry). When your...  more »
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  • Nice natural zoo. Hippie atmosphere. The less impressive part is the one of the Koalas. With a souvenirs shop with bar service.
  • The cafe does a lovely curry. Small but friendly wildlife park.
  • We could even pet a phyton and baby wombats. I'll never forget this animal park.
  • Excellent and calm experience with native animals.
  • Great spot