Australia Zoo

1638 Steve Irwin Way
Beerwah, Qld - 4519

Type: Zoo
(07) 5436 2000
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Australia Zoo, located on Queensland's Sunshine Coast near Beerwah, is a world-renowned wildlife conservation facility and an iconic destination for animal lovers and families alike. Founded by the late Steve Irwin, known as the "Crocodile Hunter," and his family, the zoo is dedicated to conservation, education, and providing unforgettable experiences with Australian wildlife.

Why Visit Australia Zoo

  • Wildlife Conservation: Experience close encounters with a wide array of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, and native birds.
  • Steve Irwin Legacy: Explore exhibits and shows that celebrate Steve Irwin's passion for wildlife conservation and education.
  • Interactive Experiences: Participate in feeding sessions, animal encounters, and behind-the-scenes tours that offer insights into animal behavior and conservation efforts.
  • Education and Awareness: Learn about conservation initiatives and the importance of protecting Australia's unique wildlife through interactive displays and educational programs.
  • Family-Friendly Atmosphere: Enjoy a day out with activities and shows suitable for visitors of all ages, making it an ideal destination for families.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Australia Zoo is during the cooler months from April to September when the weather is mild and comfortable for outdoor exploration. Weekdays generally offer quieter times to enjoy exhibits and shows without large crowds.

How to Get There

  • By Car: From Brisbane, take the Bruce Highway (M1) north towards the Sunshine Coast. Follow signs to Beerwah and then to Australia Zoo, located off Steve Irwin Way (Glasshouse Mountains Tourist Drive).
  • By Public Transport: Australia Zoo offers bus transfers from selected locations on the Sunshine Coast. Check their website for details and schedules.

Tips for Visitors

  • Plan Your Day: Check the zoo map and show schedules to make the most of your visit.
  • Sun Protection: Wear sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as many exhibits are outdoors.
  • Animal Encounters: Book animal encounters in advance to secure your spot.
  • Photography: Capture memories, but respect guidelines on photographing animals.
  • Souvenirs: Visit the gift shop for unique souvenirs and merchandise supporting wildlife conservation.

Australia Zoo offers an immersive and educational experience that celebrates Australia's diverse wildlife while honoring Steve Irwin's legacy of conservation and love for animals. Whether you're watching a crocodile feeding, cuddling a koala, or learning about native species, a visit to Australia Zoo promises a memorable and inspiring day out for wildlife enthusiasts and families.

More Information

More information on Australia Zoo is listed bellow.

Opening Hours Everyday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fees Adult: $59.00
Child(3-14 years old): $35.00
Family 4(2 adult + 2 child): $172.00
Family 5(2 adult + 3 child): $189.00
Pension: $47.00
Student: $47.00
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