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. Arrange your visit to David Fleay Wildlife Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in West Burleigh using our West Burleigh family vacation planner.
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  • August 8, 2017
    I haven't been to David Fleay wildlife park for many years until this last visit. I must admit walking around is easier now and paths have been defined. But was was really surprised at the lack of ani...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    Relaxing day viewing the small collection of australia wildlife. Good talks by rangers. My 82yr old loved it. Her first visit to Aus.  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    We took the family there, We had about 16 of us including 8 kids from eleven down. We had so much to do the we nearly forget our BBQ . The feeding of the crocs was very special, the kids and I might a...  more »
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  • 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.
  • A great day out for the family. Informative and interesting presentations by the park Rangers. A great opportunity to get close to our Australian native wildlife at a reasonable price. Either bring a picnic lunch (shelters and tables on site) or dine at the on site cafĂ©. There wasn't much food left at the cafe when we went to eat at 1:30/2pm however.
  • Lovely park, good family outing for young children. Great way to see some of Queensland's native animals, in a beautiful setting. Friendly staff and volunteers.
  • A beautiful assortment of Australian wildlife, from wallabies to hopping mice, and cassowaries to crocodiles. This is a fabulous place to walk, marvel and learn and finish the day with a snack at the cafe. It is a bit small and there are no kangaroos, just so you know.
  • Friendly and helpful staff doing great work for Australian wildlife.

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