Featherdale Wildlife Park - Sydney Australia

Sydney’s Hands-On Wildlife Experience

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FEATHERDALE EXPERIENCES

Home to the largest collection of Australian native animals in the world, Featherdale Wildlife Park is proud to offer a range of unique wildlife experiences for your next visit! These include our brand new Private Animal Encounters, a Personal Encounter with a Koala and our Daily Zookeeper Walkabout. Check out the below or phone (02) 9622 - 1644 for more information.

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PERSONAL DINGO ENCOUNTER

Australia's iconic native canine, an encounter with a Dingo is an essential true blue Aussie experience. Starting from $25.00, you can have an up-close encounter with one of Featherdale's dingoes! Pat and have your photo taken by our expert photographers and take home a photography package, as the ultimate souvenir of your visit to Featherdale!

TIMES FOR PERSONAL DINGO ENCOUNTERS ARE: 9.30am and 3.30pm

Price:

Packages start at $25.00* (excludes admission)

Inclusions:

The opportunity to meet & pet an Australian dingo

Talk to our Dingo keepers

Take home a souvenir photo pack

Bookings:

No bookings required! Simply visit the Dingo Encounter area. Packages can be purchased at the Featherdale Entry with your tickets or in the Digital Photography hub. 

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PERSONAL OWL ENCOUNTER

Australia's mysterious & magical birds, what more enchanting way to remember your visit, than to perch one of Featherdale's owls? Starting from $39.00, you can have an up-close encounter with these wide-eyed beauties! Have your photo taken by our expert photographers andn take home a photography package, as the ultimate souvenir of your visit to Featherdale!

TIMES FOR PERSONAL OWL ENCOUNTERS: 10.45am

Price:

Packages start at $39.00* (excludes admission)

Inclusions:

The opportunity to meet & perch an Australian owl

Talk to our Owl keepers

Take home a souvenir photo pack

Bookings:

No bookings required! Simply visit the Owl Encounter area. Packages can be purchased at the Featherdale Entry with your tickets or in the Digital Photography hub. 

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  PRIVATE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

 MAMMALS, REPTILES OR BIRDS

We're proud to introduce Sydney's most immersive wildlife experience, right here at Featherdale Wildlife Park! Our Private Animal Encounter packages will add a unique and personal touch to your next visit to the park. With limited sessions each day, this exclusive experience is a must-do!

Choose an encounter with one of the following groups of animals: (Please note that the animal selection will be any three within the group)

Reptiles (1:30 p.m session time): Shingle-back, Small Snake, Large Snake, Bearded Dragon

Mammals (9:30 a.m, 10.00 a.m, 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. session times): Wallaby, Kangaroo, Quokka, Ringtail Possum, Sugar Gliders, Wombat

Duration:  

30 Minute

Price:

$119.00 for the bird/reptiles sessions.

$149.00 for the mammal sessions.

(Session can include a maximum of two adults and up to four children)

Inclusions:

Get up close and personal with a Group of Reptiles OR Mammals OR Birds

Enjoy an informative session with one of our animal trainers

Take home a Souvenir Photo Pack

Featherdale Souvenir Gift Bag with Bottled Water & Bookmark

Bookings:

Phone (02) 9622 - 1644 (minimum 24 hours notice required for pre-bookings)

Walk-in, subject to availability. No guarantee of availability without pre-booking. 

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BREAKFAST WITH A KOALA

A MEMORABLE BREAKFAST EXPERIENCE

Starting at 8:15 am* each day, Featherdale's brand-new Breakfast with a Koala option is truly a bucket-list moment! Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast served in our recently launched Drovers Hut Function Centre, accompanied by a fluffy Koala and knowledgeable Zookeeper.

Duration:

45 Minutes

Price:

$35 (excludes admission)

Inclusions:

Continental Breakfast, including assorted seasonal fruit, fresh pastries with ham & cheese, vegemite sample, tea/coffee/water.

Plus the chance to dine alongside one of Featherdale's Koalas.

Click HERE for more information and bookings!

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PERSONAL KOALA ENCOUNTER

Australia's most prized fluffy icon, an encounter with a Koala is a must-do experience during your Aussie stay. Starting from $25.00, you can have an up-close encounter with one of Featherdale's adorable Koalas! Touch around the lower body and have your photo taken by our expert photographers so you can take home a photography package, as the ultimate souvenir of your visit to Featherdale!

Price:

Packages start at $25.00* (excludes admission)

Inclusions:

The opportunity to meet & pet a fluffy Koala

Talk to our Koala keepers

Take home a souvenir photo pack

Bookings:

No bookings required! Simply visit the Koala Sanctuary and follow the signs. Packages can be purchased at the Featherdale Entry with your tickets or in the Digital Photography hub. 

*A portion of these funds will go towards Featherdale’s Koala PlantationFund, to assist in providing a sustainable source of food for our Koalas.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • As the needs and welfare of our animals are our most significant priority, Featherdale reserves the right to postpone or cancel Additional Featherdale Experiences at any given time. This can include extreme weather conditions such as high temperatures and animal behaviour.
  • All animal encounter bookings will not be confirmed until full payment of the experience is paid. If the booking is cancelled prior to 1 weeks notice, 50% of the deposit paid will be forfeited. The deposit will not be refunded if a cancellation is made within 1 week of the animal experience booking.
  • All animal encounters are subject to availability of the chosen animal. Featherdale reserves the right to substitute the experience. We will endeavour to provide a similar experience in this unlikely circumstance.
  • Full payment is required at time of booking
  • Experiences are non-refundable if cancelled within 72 hours of booking.
  • Experiences proceed regardless of weather conditions
  • Private Animal Encounters (Mammals, Birds & Reptiles) are not recommended for guests with Nut allergies, as this is a bird favourite!
  • Please advise child age upon booking. It is essential that children are calm and quiet during Private Animal Encounters, to ensure that we can provide a stress-free and relaxed environment for the animals and trainers.