David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lee P
Gold Coast, Australia32 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Disappointing experience. Staff were lovely and the park itself was well laid out and attractive. But we saw very few animals. Many of the exhibits were closed despite being major school holiday time. Probably won’t go again.
Written 13 January 2024
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R V
7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
A beautiful park we thoroughly enjoyed our time. The landscape and nature is breathtaking and simply taking a walk around is a lovely experience. We saw some rare Australian wildlife, my favourite of which was the tree kangaroo as well as other birds and reptiles. You need at least 2 hours to walk around and enjoy all the different areas. The crocodile feeding was a highlight, highly recommend! Although they said they only do them during the summer time. You won't see kangaroos however there are koalas. The price is very reasonable and we came out feeling satisfied and had a beautiful day. It is about $27 for adults. Highly recommend!
Written 5 December 2023
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Donna R
2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Friends
We Had to pre book and pay on line. Lovely surrounds, but hardly any animals to see here. Lots of empty enclosures. After doing a couple of slow circuits we were ready to leave within an hour. Extremely disappointed. I love animals, however I found this pic of an exhibit rather amusing!!
Written 18 July 2023
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jmajsailem
Melbourne, Australia41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
Having never been here before, only found out about it in a tourist magazine. It really is an amazing place, id recommend it for anyone. Id return here again.
Written 26 June 2023
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Liz L
Paris, France6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
A friend was visiting from South Africa and as I’ve always been so proud of our local wildlife park I thought I’d take her to Fleays.
We bought our tickets and at no point we’re we advised that some animals had been temporarily rehoused during some renovations.
There was only one lonely Koala shielded by bush, a solitary emu ( there used to be many who would interact), one tree kangaroo and the usual pair of cassowaries. The dingoes amused us.
Other tourists around the park were equally disappointed with the lack of animals to see, especially as they had paid the usual cost of admission.
I always take overseas visitors to Fleays as it’s not as commercial as other parks but one does expect to see more than a handful of Australian animals.
Written 18 May 2023
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Tina Maytree
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
We were looking for the chance to see a platypus and were more than satisfied as he swam around and then hunted crayfish.
The staff were friendly, good at herding pelicans… and able to answer every question. The animals appeared healthy and relaxed.
Written 3 May 2023
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Undere
Perth, Australia10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Crocodiles are small. The staff is knowledgeable. The platypus is fun to watch. The mangrove trial is nice. Lots of things to do adjacent.
Written 5 March 2023
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Robert N
Toowoomba, Australia7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
The whole place was great, and here are some of the top attractions in only a rough order of merit.

-The tree kangaroo with his big tail climbing up and down trees and also hopping for quite a distance along the ground, from one eating spot to another
-the beautiful native gliders in the low-light room, frequently zipping between trees
-the platypus swimming upwards and downwards, right in front of us
-the display of the big birds in flight
-the cassowaries
-dingoes howling
-the nail-tailed wallaby display
-an excellent lunch before we started.

We happily spent over 4 hours at the park from 11:45, but will go there again earlier so as not to miss the earlier talks by the keepers.

I can't access the box below where it asks me to say something more about it, so therefore I will put it here:- At $17.20 entry fee for each of us with our Seniors cards, this is excellent value.
Written 8 January 2023
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leecA3185UE
Melbourne, Australia31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Family
We had never been here before but had been to the Gold Coast a lot so thought would give it a go and are glad we did as it was amazing and most enjoyable. Staff friendly, good quality board walks and bird show excellent.
Written 14 October 2022
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Cris H
Pittsburgh, PA544 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
the park closes at 4pm not 5pm so plan accordingly. It was very quiet when we were there and we almost had the park entirely to ourselves which was lovely. There were animals out all over the place and we were able to see the koalas up close without any crowds. Best viewing I have ever seen of the platypus!

Highly recommend this for families, it was perfect for us and just enough time to keep everyone entertained.
Written 26 September 2022
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David Fleay Wildlife Park (West Burleigh) - All You NEED to Know Before You Go (2024)

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