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Symbio Wildlife Park

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Closed Now: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Pet and feed Kangaroos and Koalas

This is a quaint and small zoo that you can walk around in half a day. You can feed Kangaroos and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RahmadD_13
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Fantastic zoo

Lovely little zoo in North Wollongong. The animals are lovingly cared for and that grounds are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Anne F
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Sydney, Australia
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Symbio is Wollongong's own award winning, family owned zoo, set in 16 acres of bush parkland - famous for providing genuine hands-on encounters with the most fascinating creatures from Australia and around the world.At Symbio ...We'll get you closer!
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Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Helensburgh, New South Wales 2508, Australia
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+61 2 4294 1244
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a quaint and small zoo that you can walk around in half a day. You can feed Kangaroos and carry around Koalas! How cool is that! Thought Kangaroos were bigger!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RahmadD_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely little zoo in North Wollongong. The animals are lovingly cared for and that grounds are well maintained. Great place to take a picnic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anne F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. My young children, 3yrs and 8yrs old, enjoyed feeding kangaroos and spending time with them. Unfortunately, it was a rainy day when we visited. All shows were cancelled because of heavy rain. Still it was not bad.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tusshhar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The animal feeding session was a very nice experience. The zoo keeper was really kind and explained us a lot of stuff. You can feed kangaroos 🦘 there too! Not a big park but worth it!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank DimitriH40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have an opportunity to visit Symbio Wildlife Park, definitely go there! It is a lesser known park, so it is not as crowded but it is still a really wonderful place to see and connect with native Australian animals. The part is not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Iana B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well maintained and well organized sanctuary for Australian native animals. Great place for foreign visitors and children. The collection of rare specimen of monkeys is just impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank petersjsim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time visiting. Almost all the animals are native Australian so interesting for a foreign visitor. Koala's and echidnas were active so that was a bonus. Smallish but worth the entrance cost

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jon b
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I love this wildlife park! It wasn’t busy, it was easy to navigate(I hear Torongo zoo is huge and very busy), the staff was fantastic, and feeding the kangaroos was amazing! The animals all looked healthy. The staff seem to really care about them and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bratzilla07
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Symbio is a small but very pleasant zoo with a nice array of animals. We were particularly interested in showing an overseas visitor the Australian animals. It was great to be able to walk through the kangaroo enclosure and feed the kangaroos, even though they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RobynZ965
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A fabulous wildlife park worth going to , they care about their animals and conservation. You can get up close to all animals , it's keept in great condition, clean with great picnic areas and this summer they are building a waterpark.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank robin s
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saarah p
13 February 2018|
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Response from Symbio W | Property representative |
Hi! We do have a large car park which is right out the front of Symbio!
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Brucevbviking
27 December 2017|
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Response from Symbio W | Property representative |
Hi Bruce, We recommend getting to Symbio as the doors are opening at 9:30am so you can make the most of your day here with us! Being in the park nice and early also ensures you don't miss any of the keeper presentations we... More
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