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Australian Reptile Park

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Address: Pacific Highway, Gosford, New South Wales 2251, Australia
Phone Number: 61243401022
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The Australian Reptile Park is the best family FUN day out! Exciting...

The Australian Reptile Park is the best family FUN day out! Exciting wildlife shows, loads of animal interaction and great customer service is what we are famous for! •Meet Elvis, the crankiest crocodile in Australia •Walk with Hugo, the giant 165kg Galapagos tortoise •See reptiles up-close and meet loads of cuddly Aussie animals •Professional photos with furry and scaly new friends •Venomous snake and funnel web spider milkings •Children's reptilian adventure playground •Animal Encounters - get up close and personal with our animals •Kids 2 Keeper junior zoo keeping workshops for kids 3-18yrs •Behind the Scenes tours •Hand feed friendly free-range kangaroos •Great value - just $85 for a family of four! (2 adults + 2 children) •FREE parking, on-site café, picnic areas, free gas BBQ's Open : 9am - 5pm 364 days a year (closed Christmas day) Find us : 2mins off M1Freeway (Gosford exit), follow the signs

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Superb experience every time. Highly recommended!

I seem to find myself visiting every few years with friends from overseas or out of town. I first visited the park as a 5 year old child with a Polaroid camera... back decades... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I seem to find myself visiting every few years with friends from overseas or out of town. I first visited the park as a 5 year old child with a Polaroid camera... back decades ago when Eric Worrell was still involved with it. Since the 1980s, there's been considerable changes in the park that better serve the modern visitor. The... More 

Thank NeroDesign
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I traveled to the Australian reptile park from Newcastle on Australia Day and had an absolute blast! We didn't even have kids. The park is great! Especially if you want to appreciate the Australian wildlife. The biggest stand out of the day was definitely the reptile show. Ranger Mick show was great. I've been to many parks... More 

1 Thank Lukey2389
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a wonderful place just one hour drive from Sydney. Spending a whole day there is full of fun and new knowledge about nature for persons of all ages. Venomous snakes, tasmanian devils, spiders, alligators, crocodiles - that's truly exciting! At the same time the set up is very relaxed with kangaroos and emus walking around so you can... More 

Thank SlavaGorbunov
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my 8 year old son. It was a great day and he had an amazing time. There were plenty of things for him to see and do. There were a number of interactive shows and presentations. There were also opportunities to get close to some animals as they mingled with the visitors. My son had a... More 

1 Thank Ecop
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go here every time I have visitors!! Other parks miss the whole concept of getting close to Australian animals! The curator here is a real card! Don't miss his shows, he mainly works in peak times! Educational and not just for the kids!!! Small enough not to be hard work but packs a punch on the quality!

Thank Andypandy1313
Gosford, Australia
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times but being a local I am suprised I never reviewed it. Entry price very reasonable, plenty of picnic areas so you can take your own food and they have free gas bbq's. Lots of animals encounters to see including Elvis the crocodile. you can have your photo taken with snakes and koalas. Hand feed kangaroos... More 

Thank Dean F
Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this animals park very much because I could be close with most of animals. I could touch them. The feeling was good. I fed the kangaroo also, it is very cute. Before i have been here, I had been Taronga Zoo. I don't like it, I didn't have fun in this zoo. Most of animals are caged. If... More 

1 Thank lovechipsy
Wamberal, Australia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to take the kids for a day. Lots for kids to see but probably only half a day for adult's. Would be a little boring but for the different shows they do do make sure you plan your day around seeing all the shows.

Thank Chris B
Stroud Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the Grandkids to the Reptile park. Great experience not just the animals but the shows were excellently run & the information regarding all the animals was excellent with some great humour thrown in. Would take a picnic lunch next time as can wait quite a while to get served (long lines). Have recommended more than 3 hours as worth... More 

Thank Brett S
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the visiting granddaughters for a day out found it to be both entertaining and educational. Loved the giant sleeping croc (we weren't there for feed time) and Galopticus 65 year old 163 kilo tortoise as well as healthy looking dingos and friendly roaming kangaroos who seem to interact with the public. Don't miss the frog cave. If I... More 

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