Do you wish to pat a koala or hand feed a kangaroo? Do you want to learn more about Australia’s wildlife? If your answer is yes, then Featherdale Wildlife Park is the right place for you to visit.
Featherdale Wildlife Park is located at Doonside, New South Wales. It is about 45 minutes drive from the heart of Sydney. Besides driving, getting there by public transport is another option. Catch a train from Sydney to Blacktow station, and board the number 725 bus for a 5 to 10-minute ride. The bus will drop you right outside the park’s gates.
Featherdale Wildlife Park is an interactive animal park where you can get up close and personal with the animals. There are over three hundred species of Australia’s wildlife in the park. You can find emus, dingos, wombats, koalas, penguins, wallabies, kangaroos, and many more animals in the park. There are some farm animals in the park too.
The wallabies and kangaroos are free to roam around the park. You will be greeted by some of them once you step into the park. You can pat and hand feed the wallabies and kangaroos. Take as many pictures as you like with them.
Although holding a koala in Featherdale Wildlife Park is not allowed, you can still enjoy a face to face encounter with a koala. You are allow to pat and take pictures though. Do not miss out the informative presentations and shows about the animals in the park.
There are picnic tables in Featherdale Wildlife Park, so you can pack your own lunch and have it there. You can buy your food from the food kiosk too. A souvenir shop is also available in the park.
Featherdale Wildlife Park is a great place and worth a visit. It is ideal for people of all ages especially animal lovers.