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Symbio Wildlife Park

#1 of 7 things to do in Helensburgh Features Animals
Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Helensburgh, New South Wales 2508, Australia
+61 2 4294 1244
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Family Friendly Day Out

Today my sister, niece and I went to Symbio and were happily surprised at how it has grown since... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great place!

We visited Symbio today and it's a delightful place. The displays and shows are very professional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vivien B
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“reptile house” (17 reviews)
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Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Helensburgh, New South Wales 2508, Australia
+61 2 4294 1244
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today my sister, niece and I went to Symbio and were happily surprised at how it has grown since it's inception. There are a wide range of birds, marsupials, reptiles and much more to enjoy, The animals are happy and not forced to go on...More

Thank Musbax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Symbio today and it's a delightful place. The displays and shows are very professional. Good coffee and snacks too!

Thank Vivien B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 3 hours here. The zoo is small compared to Taronga zoo. The benefit of this zoo is you can get close and personal with the animals. Amenities are good. The zoo has improved so much in the last couple of years. It...More

Thank Northana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small collection of animals. Pleasant drive from Sydney but only one handicapped parking space when you get there. Wheelchair friendly paths do not extend to all areas of the zoo making it difficult to get around.

Thank catsmother2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd been dying to take my young children (3 and 1) to the zoo for ages - I just wanted them to be old enough to cope with it and appreciate the day. When I visited Symbio with work I immediately threw out all plans...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Symbio wildlife park is a small but authentic wildlife park with a wide range of wildlife in natural settings. The park is well maintained and the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. A great place to visit for families.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lasttime we had been to Symbio was back in the early 1990s. It certainly has changed. The feeding of the farmyard animals and the kangaroos was a nice touch kept from that time. The zoo is small and easy to get around. There are...More

Thank trc2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to few wildlife parks around Australia and this is an excellent park that have many special animals and in healthy conditions. The animals are active and the staffs are friendly. As compared to other wildlife park or zoo in Sydney, this park...More

Thank Chrislcc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend I did the Lemur Encounter today and it was absolutely amazing. Our keeper for the experience was so friendly and very easy to talk to. She led the experience extremely well. The Lemurs themselves were obviously very used to people being around them...More

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Symbio has great displays of all types of animals especially lots of kangaroos, wakllabies, and koalas. I'd of given them a 5 but we also visited the territory wildlife park which I gave a 5. Symbio didn't have as much. The wildlife is calm and...More

Thank Theresa D
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Is the first bus from the Helensburgh Station to Temple Road at 10:24? I notice the earlier buses don't go as far as Temple Road. I tried to contact the bus company but they don't have a full email address. sorry about that. hope you can help me. thanks. Nancy
13 April 2017|
Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am unable to answer that question as we went by car. However I would suggest that you call Symbio as they will be able to help with the bus timetables
We want to visit Symbio from Sydney. We are actually staying in Erskineville. This is what we have come up with to get to you. T3 Bankstown Line. Transfer to South Coast Line getting off in Helensburgh. I found a bus schedule that says operated by Premier Charters that would pick us up in Helensburgh and we would get off at Temple Road and then walk to the park. Does this sound anywhere near the best way to make this trip? I notice you mentioned Green Northern Coaches. Are they the same as Premier Charters. Any help you can give me will much appreciated. Nancy
13 April 2017|
Response from Sharon K | Reviewed this property |
Sounds good but I don't know the buses down that way - maybe ring Symbio Zoo and confirm with them. Sorry I am not much help
I am visiting in May. Is there a 🚌 to the park? Or any public transportation?
20 March 2017|
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Response from WorldGlutton | Reviewed this property |
We rent a car to drive there for the sight seeing.