David Fleay Wildlife Park, West Burleigh

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See native Australian wildlife in faithful reproductions of their habitats at David Fleay Wildlife Park. Follow paths around the grounds to view endangered animals such as southern cassowaries, platypuses, crocodiles, tree kangaroos, and gliders and iconic wildlife such as koalas, emus, Brogan cranes and dingoes. Enter the nocturnal house to observe during the day animals normally active only at night. Check the schedule for daily wildlife presentations; you can learn about the park's special species and even feed some of the inhabitants. The park also offers picnic tables if you want to bring lunch or a cafe serving prepared food. Make David Fleay Wildlife Park part of your personalized West Burleigh itinerary using our West Burleigh trip itinerary builder .
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  • It was brilliant. We went with 2 kids (6 and 7) and they had fun. If you get there early enough, you get to see the crocodiles being fed and a bird show, too. Kiddies had fun, and for us adults it was...  more »
  • Fleay's is a different to other theme parks. It doesn't have the glitz and the rides but it is so nice just to walk around and enjoy the wildlife and learn about Australia both past and present. We li...  more »
  • Enjoyed our visit here, the talks informative and interesting, birds show quite good, Quite park with many Aussie animals. Dedicated to education and protecting Australian wildlife.  more »
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  • A good range of animals, a school was here on a field trip but there's enough room around so we didn't hear them too often :)
  • Beautiful well kept park. The staff were very friendly and the animals seemed very happy. I highly recommend a visit!
  • Great place to meet the animals. I did not know that he did the first captive breeding program for platypus, nor did I know that the Beatles visited there on one of their Australian tours, and had a dingo named Ringo as a memory of the visit
  • I checked the website that said the park was open today, and I arrived to find that it was closed for today. Please update the website. I ended up going to Currumbin wildlife park instead which was way better!!!
  • Crocodiles, Ducks, Wallabies, Cassowaries and more!! What a great day relaxing with the animals. Its a small park but its right in our backyard and you don't have to fight the crowds. We ended up buying a yearly pass we loved it so much. The bird show is cool.

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