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Featherdale Wildlife Park

217 - 229 Kildare Rd | Doonside, Blacktown, New South Wales 2767, Australia
612 9622 1644
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Blacktown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: All day FREE Koala encounters.Located just 45 minutes from Sydney and enroute to the heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park, Featherdale... more » Owner description: All day FREE Koala encounters.Located just 45 minutes from Sydney and enroute to the heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park offers the ultimate hands-on wildlife experience. Cuddle up to a Koala at any time of the day at no additional charge. Hand feed a variety of Kangaroos and Wallabies. Meet reptiles, Dingoes, Wombats, a giant Saltwater Croc, Tasmanian Devils and a variety of bird species that would astound the keenest bird enthusiast. Bring a BBQ lunch and spend the day or, if you're on a tight itinerary, grab a quick bite at the newly renovated cafe.Featherdale provides free coach and car parking. Disabled parking and amenities are available. The Park is wheelchair friendly with level gravel pathways throughout. A souvenir centre offers a range of Aussie souvenirs. « less
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Granger, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I visited this small wildlife park as part of our Blue Mountains day tour with AEA Luxury Tours. We were dellighted with this park. We got to touch a koala, feed kangaroos, see cassowaries and marvel at our first tazmanian devil. The staff members were pleasant and approachable. We thoroughly enjoyed getting up close to indigenous animals... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great place and wonderful friendly staff.... Although its a little bit far from sydney... But its worth the trip....

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Lindenwold, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What I loved Featherdale Wildlife Park is a great way to get close to the Aussie wildlife without having to pay extra. The day before we had visited the Tarongo Zoo but in order to get a close encounter with a koala, you had to pay an extra $19.00. The park has a wide variety of native australian animals such... More

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear keeeseee, Thank you for such great feedback which I will certainly pass onto the amazing team here at Featherdale. It is always wonderful to hear from past visitors to the Park and it appears you really enjoyed the time spent meeting our diverse variety of Australian wildlife. Once again, thank you for taking the time to share your experience... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

While the small park has lot to offer what stands out is that you get to pet the koalas for free ! Only park where I found most of the koalas awake ! There are loads of wallabies running around when you enter the enclosure and you get enough time to feed them and click pictures.

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear Swathi999, Thank you for taking the time to visit Featherdale during your trip to Sydney. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and it is wonderful to see you enjoyed meeting our Australian native animals. We do provide all day Koala encounters at no additional fee and it is one of the most popular attractions at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a fantastic day with my grandson who has just turned 3yr. It was wonderful to see the excitement on his face as he saw each animal. I also learnt many new things while I was there, a day is never wasted when you learn something

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear Kay D, Thank you for visiting Featherdale and its great to see you and your grandson enjoyed getting up close to and meeting a variety of Australian native animals. We hope to welcome you back to Featherdale again soon. Kind regards, Kellie More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was recommended by a work colleague & I wasn't sure, had visitors from Italy. We all had a fabulous day, the staff are friendly & do a great job, their passion in looking after the animals is obvious. I had never been that up close to a koala, kangaroo or dingo in my life, the dingo pups were adorable.... More

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear Theresa D, Thank you for visiting Featherdale and for taking the time to share your experience. Its great to see you and your guests enjoyed their day and I hope they were able to take away some very special memories from their visit. We hope to welcome you back to Featherdale Wildlife Park again. Kind regards, Kellie More

Varanasi, India
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Its a very good park with lots of Australian Animals specially kangaroo and koalas. Their are lots of varities of Australian Animals. Kangaroos were just roaming in the open ground and kids had lots of fun.

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear Ashupoddar, Thank you for visiting Featherdale Wildlife Park. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and its great to see you enjoyed getting up close and meeting a variety of Aussie animals including our Kangaroos and Wallabies. We hope to welcome you back to Featherdale should you visit Australia again. Kind regards, Kellie More

Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We took the train here for the city. It was a low cost trip and my son loved getting to see the koala. It is a small places. Seeing kangaroos just walking around was amazing. Majority of the animals are cages. The gift shop had tons of products and even went in the warehouse to look for specific items for... More

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi JaninaC, Thank you for visiting Featherdale and for sharing your experience. Its great to see you and your son enjoyed getting up close and meeting our Aussie animals. I've passed your feedback onto our Retail Manager who has advised we do have Koala t-shirts for boys so if you would still like one, please contact us at info@featherdale.com.au and... More

Long Beach, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This small wildlife sanctuary exceeded our expectations. There was lots to see and every animal was easy to see and engage with as appropriate. We thought all the animals were well taken care of. Great collection of birds. The staff were very nice and approachable. We stayed longer than we originally intended and enjoyed every minute of it.

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Dear Jeff M, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Featherdale. Its great to see you enjoyed your visit and we hope to welcome you back to Featherdale again. Kind regards, Kellie More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Visited this park hoping for a more "up-close" experience with Australian animals, but were immensely disappointed by conditions of the animals here. Bird aviaries (cages) and enclosures housed far too many birds for the size of aviary, which resulted in constant conflict between birds, which were stressed out and very aggressive to each other and towards visitors. Wallabies and Kangaroos... More

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Kellie A, Manager at Featherdale Wildlife Park, responded to this review

We were sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit to Featherdale. First and foremost, please keep in mind that every one of our staff works at Featherdale Wildlife Park because they love animals and wish to see them well cared for and looked after. In the order of the comments you have made below I have listed some... More

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