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Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary

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9 Stones Rd | Woodbury, Yeppoon, Queensland 4703, Australia
+61 7 4939 7590
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Family friendly zoo

It's a great family run zoo which is a great place to spend a few hours. The staff are very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jansonqld
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Gladstone, Australia
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Amazing wildlife

I loved this park the Kangaroos where free range and loved eating from the little food packs you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Naomi J
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Yeppoon, Australia
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At Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary our friends become yours. Enjoy a day with our friendly residents. Pet, feed and interact with kangaroos, koalas, possums, birds, snakes, reptiles, and a whole lot more! Cooberrie Park is a wildlife sanctuary and takes care of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife that are then rehabilitated and released back to the wild. These animals are victims of car hits, dog and cat attacks, along with birds falling out of nests, sick and abandoned animals. Once recuperated, Cooberrie Park permanently houses wildlife that can't be released back to the wild and houses rescued animals from all across Australia, including animals from the RSPCA along with confiscated illegal wildlife. OUR HISTORY... Cooberrie Park began as a botanical garden more than 100 years ago. There are a number of very old European and South American trees at the park, as the original owner was a European Botanist. Then, 45 years ago animals started to arrive and visitors were able to visit and interact with the wildlife. To this day, Cooberrie Park has adopted the same ethos inviting visitors to get up close and interact with a wide range of animals. Cooberrie Park is open plan and the kangaroos have 25 acres to explore!
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  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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9 Stones Rd | Woodbury, Yeppoon, Queensland 4703, Australia
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+61 7 4939 7590
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a great family run zoo which is a great place to spend a few hours. The staff are very friendly the animals are well cared for and a lot run free range.

Thank Jansonqld
Reviewed 4 days ago

I loved this park the Kangaroos where free range and loved eating from the little food packs you could buy (the ducks too btw) I loved talking to all of their birds as a bird lover myself this was amazing to see. Great range of...More

Thank Naomi J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a huge wombat fan!!! I went to the park not even knowing Mitch about what was there!!! We had an amazing day with all the animals and feeding what we could with the bags of pellets that they provided for a small fee....More

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a visit from Cooberrie park at our childcare centre. The staff were lovely and the children really loved it

Thank tyneille88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit and handle some of Australia's wildlife in a safe environment. The animals were all well cared for and the staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Thanks for a great day.

Thank lynn m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very nice experience. Great feeling to hold the animals and hand feed them. I recommend this place for everybody who wants to pet a koala or a kangaroo.

Thank Deak G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Well set up park, very informative, great for kids. Prices were good, and regular shows & attractions were available.

Thank Nugget5
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great park for the kids. They can feed and touch the animals. They do a fantastic job volunteering, rescuing and looking after the animals. Nice open area for the kids to run around. Worth a visit.

Thank Aidan J
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

An amazing experience, great people doing a wonderful job looking after rescue animals that can't be released back to the wild.

1  Thank Wolf C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the park and had a great time. The kids really enjoyed feeding the wallabies and getting to touch koala and snakes. Would definitely recommand espacially if you re not Australian.

1  Thank vertshamrock
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