Oakvale Wildlife Park
Oakvale Wildlife Park
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
The Ultimate Hands-On Experience. Set on 25 acres of open natural bushland, Oakvale Wildlife Park is 100% Australian family-owned and operated. At the park, you will find an endless menagerie of Australian natives, domestic farm and exotic animals such as koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, goats, sheep, rabbits, alligators and ostriches. Plus many, many more. Established in November 1979 by Jeff and Elaine Sansom and later passed down to their son Kent Sansom in 1995. Oakvale Wildlife Park has remained a family-owned and operated business for more than 42 years. Since 1979 the farm has undergone countless changes. However, one thing that remains the same is our commitment to providing an opportunity for our customers to learn about our native wildlife and how we can protect it. We strive to provide a fun, safe, educational, accessible and value-for-money experience for the whole family.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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4.5
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Edwina G
2 contributions
Oct. 2023 • Friends
Spent just under 3 hours and was really delighted to earn lots about koalas as I was the only person on that experience. KYAH was so knowledgeable and didn’t laugh at any of my questions. I’m only sorry I was too old for the Splash Bay. Everyone was so polite and helpful. We went on a Monday so the place was really quiet.
Written 30 October 2023
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PantherMick
Penrith, Australia15 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Family
Super impressed with wildlife park. We took 1 and 3 year olds who had the best day ever. Any young children are well suited here. Must buy a bag of feed or two on entry ($2 each). We lasted about 3 hours but would have been longer if kids were a bit older. We'll be back.
Written 18 April 2023
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Dear PantherMick, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. We are delighted that you had a great day out at the park and were able to participate in all we have on offer. We look forward to welcoming you and the family to the park again. Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 13 June 2023
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Manasee J
Sydney, Australia38 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Family
It's a cute park. There were plenty of little sheep's roaming around, and my little one loved feeding them. They seemed quite comfortable coming closer to us. There were plenty of wallabies and kangaroos around to feed, touch, and take some amazing photos. The park is designed easy to access and walk around. The animal feeding show was also really nice and I recommend you visit it. It was amazing feeding milk to little sheep.
Written 10 April 2023
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Dear Manasee, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. Our free-range animals love being able to interact with our guests and we are delighted to hear your little one enjoyed interaction with them. We love how our guests can immerse themselves to see, touch and feel a variety of animals. We look forward to welcoming you to the park again. Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 13 June 2023
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Julie F
Muswellbrook, Australia37 contributions
Apr. 2023 • Couples
This was an excellent experience to take overseas visitors to see and interact with Australian animals. I had never seen a quaka or qual, and theey came right up to. There were about 12 small koala that you were close to and able clearly watch eat, climb and sleep.
Written 1 April 2023
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Dear Julie, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. We are delighted that you had a great time at the park with your overseas visitors, we love that we are able to facilitate guests to get up close and personal with so many of our animals. We look forward to welcoming you to the park again. Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 13 June 2023
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Shihoko P
Melbourne, Australia535 contributions
Feb. 2023 • Solo
Plenty to do at this wildlife park and vast display of animals from farm to exotic. Great areas for kids with play equipment, a water park area, and activities through the day such as talks, tractor ride and animal feeding. Well maintained grounds, and space for the wildlife. Had a great day in sunny weather.
Written 19 March 2023
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Dear Shihoko, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. We are delighted that you had a great day out at the park and were able to participate in all we have on offer. We look forward to welcoming you to the park again. Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 13 June 2023
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Lankylee
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia1,107 contributions
Nov. 2022 • Family
A good 2 to 3 hours of animal w ngagement is most enjoyable. Children love it and water park is interesting. Away from the harassment of routine, kids go berserk. Staff lovely.
Written 18 November 2022
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Dear Lankylee, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. We are delighted to read you had such a wonderful time while you were at the park and we hope we can welcome you back again soon. Kind Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 12 January 2023
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Fiona
1 contribution
Sep. 2022 • Family
Young family friendly environment. Slow easy going pace. Not overcrowded. Water park for kids. Plenty of shade and seats to have lunch. Options to feed animals and bottle feed lambs. Short tractor ride. Overall enjoyable experience.
Written 30 September 2022
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Dear Fionalsunnysideup, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the park. We are delighted to read you were able to participate in all we have on offer and enjoyed your visit to the park. We look forward to welcoming you back to the park in the future. Kind Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 12 January 2023
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Jessicat1981
Central Coast, Australia17 contributions
Aug. 2022 • Couples
Wow, what a great day. I highly recommend this experience. There was smiling and laughter everywhere we looked thanks to the interaction with so many animals and such wonderful staff.
Written 17 August 2022
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Dear Jessicat1981, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park. Our team are very dedicated to ensuring that all animals and guests visiting the park are well looked after and enjoying their time at the park. We are delighted you were able to immerse yourself in our unique hands-on wildlife experience and we do hope to be able to welcome you back to the park again. Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 21 August 2022
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Shiralee B
24 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Family
What a wonderful experience ,what a great bunch of people they care about ever individula that walk through there doors .The meerkat experience was not to be missed my 9 year old grandaughter just loved every minute .We went there on a pretty big low ,came on on to of the world .Thank you leanne and your wonderful staff.cant wait to come back.
Written 28 June 2022
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Dear Shiralee B, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to the park. Our staff consider all our animals within the park and also our guests visiting the park. It is wonderful to read that your visit to the park lifted your spirits and you left feeling on top of the world. We do look forward to being able to welcome you and your family back to the park again soon. Kind Regards, Oakvale Team
Written 26 July 2022
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Alexandria M
West Wyalong3 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Family
This place is awesome for families. The staff were so happy and friendly, the kids loved feeding the animals and the enclosures were spacious for the animals. Also very well priced.
Written 11 June 2022
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Dear alexandriam441, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the park. Our staff have such great passion for the animals and customers at the park, it is always wonderful to receive kind words about them. We do hope to be able to welcome you and your family back to the park again in the future. Kind regards, Oakvale Team
Written 19 June 2022
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