Where is the Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast?

Delivering conservation through exciting education! Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other.

How many animals can you see at Australia Zoo?

Visit us at Australia Zoo to see over 1,200 animals including those found in our African Savannah, South-East Asia exhibit and Bindi’s Island – as well as the original part of the zoo with all your Aussie favourites! When you visit Australia Zoo, you are making a difference to the conservation of wildlife.

What’s the name of the show at the Australia Zoo?

Australia Zoo calls this the ‘Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Show’. This is also where the zoo presents concerts, such as the Summer Down Under series. On 17 September 2011, the zoo opened its African Safari exhibit, a multi-species replica of the Serengeti ecosystem, showcasing zebras, rhinos, and giraffes interacting as they would in the wild.

When did the Australian zoo open for the first time?

Australia Zoo. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Zoo located in the Australian state of Queensland. Australia Zoo. Australia Zoo entrance. Date opened. 3 June 1970. Location.

How old is Robert Irwin from Australia Zoo?

Robert Clarence Irwin was born on December 1, 2003 and the abundance of energy he brings to Australia Zoo is contagious! With his love of nature, he enjoys wildlife photography, feeding crocodiles and learning about the world around him.

When did the Australian zoo become a tourist attraction?

The zoo also expanded with the creation of a management team and hiring around 50 staff. Australia Zoo won the Australian Tourism Awards for 2003-2004 in the category Major Tourist Attraction. In 2004, the Australian Animal Hospital was opened next to the zoo to help with animal care and rehabilitation.

Is there an animal hospital in the Australian zoo?

In 2004, the Australian Animal Hospital was opened next to the zoo to help with animal care and rehabilitation. More recently, the zoo was a finalist in two categories for the 2010 Queensland Tourism Awards.

How big is the elephant enclosure at the Australian zoo?

Elephantasia is a 12-acre (4.9 ha) Asian themed exhibit that opened in 2006 and is the largest Asian elephant enclosure in Australia. It includes a wading pool with a fountain, and tropical gardens with shaded areas for the zoo’s elephants.

How much does it cost to get a photo at the Australia Zoo?

Visitors may have their photo taken with the animals and can purchase professional copies from the zoo’s photo lab. In April 2019 Australia Zoo announced $8 million project ‘Camp Crocodile’. The wildlife camping experience is expected to lure over 39,000 visitors to the Sunshine Coast each year.