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Featherdale Wildlife Park

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217 - 229 Kildare Rd | Doonside, Blacktown, New South Wales 2767, Australia
+61 2 9622 1644
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Featherdale Wildlife Park is Sydney's ultimate hands-on wildlife experience! We're located just 45 minutes drive from Sydney and en-route to the world famous Blue Mountains. With over 1,700 mammals, birds and reptiles, our comprehensive collection of Australian species awaits your visit. You can meet a Koala, feed the Kangaroos and Wallabies, admire the size of our enormous Saltwater Crocodile "Ngukkur" and loads more! There's a Kitchen and Cafe on site with an abundance of great food and beverage choices for the whole family, and a HUGE retail store for you to find the ultimate keepsake from your trip to Featherdale! We also offer FREE WIFI to visitors throughout the main facilities in the park. There is FREE onsite vehicle parking and we're easily accessible by public transportation. Simply catch a train to Blacktown and board Bus #729 to Featherdale.
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217 - 229 Kildare Rd | Doonside, Blacktown, New South Wales 2767, Australia
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The place with all the australian animals you want to see on your aussie trip. If you don't like big city zoos that is the right address. Only a short ride out of town. The animals seemed to be happy and staff was very nice....More

Thank Guenterdk
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Hi Guenterdk, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback and recommendations to fellow travelers on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you in the future for your next visit! Safe travels, Maxwell Featherdale Wildlife Park

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Took my kid to featherdale a few Sundays ago as we only live 5 minutes away. Staff were all very pleasant and we were able to have a photo taken with one of the koalas which was an unexpected treat for my little one. Animals...More

Thank James C
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2016

Hi James, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback, especially as a surprised local visitor! We certainly love to see our neighbours enjoying our wonderful attraction and the endless encounters, with family and friends! Safe travels,...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Everyone stands in line for the opportunity to have your picture made with a sleeping koala. Not very exciting but still - it was up close and personal. The park is easy to walk through and there were lots of animals you would find "down...More

Thank scstahl
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Hi scstahl, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We would love to know which Wildlife Park you visited in Tasmania? Could you please send an email to social@featherdale.com.au and let us know what differences...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

For me personally I had a good experience. This park allowed me to get close to australian animals I had never seen before. With that being said the cages are VERY small. The kangaroos have the largest area where they can freely walk about however...More

Thank Candace F
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Hi Candace F, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip to Featherdale. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Our enclosure sizes adhere to stringent government regulations and the health, happiness and enrichment needs of our animal collection are of most importance to every...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a small but very nice wildlife sanctuary offering the opportunity to get very close to the kangaroos and koalas, as well as seeing many other animals native to Australia. You can buy food for the kangaroos, and they come up to eat from...More

Thank MessaM
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Hi MessaM, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback. It's so lovely to hear that you enjoyed such a special experience interacting with our huge collection of native animals. We look forward to seeing you during...More

Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is a very educational place to get to know a number of Australian animals. I chose this place instead of Sydney Zoo because there would be opportunities for the kids to actually touch the koala and kangaroos. The animals were friendly and we could...More

Thank Iza_T123
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2016

Hi Iza_T123, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback. It's really great to hear that you enjoyed the interactive opportunities available during your stay, and also a sweet discount off your admission charge! Keep your eyes...More

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nice outing today at Featherdale.Really wanted to get close to the indigenous animals and Featherdale fit the bill. Hold out your hand with the food you buy for 2 bucks and you have the kangaroos literally eating out of your hands. Want a photo with...More

Thank neil p
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hi Neil P, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback. It's lovely to hear that you enjoyed a wild experience at Featherdale, including many interactions with our "Roo's", Koalas and the rest of our enormous collection...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Good little zoo very popular with tourists and locals. If you want to pet and feed local Australian Fauna this is the place.

Thank Pranav M
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hi Pranav M, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback and recommendation! Safe travels, Maxwell Featherdale Wildlife Park

Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a small but surprising well laid out Animal park. We have taken many international guest there because you are guaranteed to get close to the animals. If you are in the Blacktown area even if your not its a great place to visit...More

Thank Michael d
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hi Michael D, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoy the up close and personal encounters available at the park, with your overseas guests! We look forward to...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

If you're around Sydney, this place is definitely the place to go to see and interact with Australian wildlife. Here you can feed wallabies and kangaroos. Unfortunately all the animals are behind fences. If you're in North Queensland around port Douglas, the wildlife habitat there...More

Thank Michael L
Maxwell L, Public Relations Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hi Michael L, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Featherdale. We appreciate your feedback. Whilst our animals are housed in enclosures, we are constantly ensuring the health, happiness and enrichment needs of the animals are me, with unrelenting care from...More

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LesleyJaneKnoxJamies
8 July 2017|
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Response from acindy77 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on mode of transport, either by train, or by car the journey may takes around 45-60 mins. Taking pictures with koala is chargeable at AUD20 and pic capture by the park assistant using their own camera, U will get the... More
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Kayla R
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
We took some overseas visitors there and they got close and personal with most of the animals. There is a fee to hold the Koalas and have your photo taken, and you need to buy a bag of some recommended food to feed the Roos... More
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Alexander R
11 May 2017|
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Response from Maxwell L | Property representative |
Hi MrsKanga, We have lots of Quokka's at the park, however they don't live in the free-roaming exhibits as they're quite temperamental compared to other Wallaby and Kangaroo species. You can still feed the Quokka roo-food... More
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