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Potoroo Palace, Merimbula

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
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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  • We had a great time learning about all the wonderful animals that had been rescued and found a new life at the sanctuary. There's the individual story about each animal, which is awesome. Especially t...  read more »
  • We visited Potoroo Palace during school holidays. We found it to be very underwhelming. The general facilities seemed run down and aged. Most animals could not be seen due to the overgrown nature of p...  read more »
  • These beautiful animals are looked after by dedicated and enthusiastic staff. The animals are well cared for having been either injured or orphaned. A well layed out centre and enjoyable to get close ...  read more »
  • Nice natural zoo. Hippie atmosphere. The less impressive part is the one of the Koalas. With a souvenirs shop with bar service.
  • 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
  • Wonderful 4 hrs spent at the sanctuary, we were /are a couple of seniors from the UK. We wanted to see native Australian animals and were not disappointed. Very knowledgable guide and a lovely cafe a shop.
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