Crocodile jumps out of the water at Hartley's Creek Crocodile Adventures in Queensland © Tourism Australia

Hartley's Creek Crocodile Adventures, Wangetti, QLD © Tourism Australia

Australia's best zoos and wildlife parks

Koala resting in its tree at Taronga Zoo in Sydney © Destination NSW

Koala, Taronga Zoo, Sydney, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Platypus, Healesville Sanctuary, VIC © Healesville Sanctuary

Platypus, Healesville Sanctuary, Victoria © Healesville Sanctuary

Unmissable experience

Home of the late-great Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, the iconic Wildlife Warriors Show at Sunshine Coast’s Australia Zoo is a bucket-list experience. 

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast, QLD © Tourism Queensland

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast, Queensland © Tourism Queensland

Cairns aquarium, Cairns, QLD © Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Cairns aquarium, Cairns, Queensland © Tourism Tropical North Queensland

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Visitors diving in the Cage of Death with a saltwater crocodile at Crocosaurus Cove © Tourism NT/ Shaana McNaught

Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin, Northern Territory © Tourism NT/ Shaana McNaught

Chris ‘Brolga’ Barns holding a baby kangaroo at The Kangaroo Sanctuary © Tourism Australia

The Kangaroo Sanctuary, Alice Springs, Northern Territory © Tourism Australia

Monarto Safari Park, Monarto, SA © Tourism Australia

Monarto Safari Park, Monarto, South Australia © Tourism Australia

Aquarium tunnel at the Aquarium of Western Australia in Hillarys © The Aquarium of Western Australia

The Aquarium of Western Australia, Hillarys, Western Australia © The Aquarium of Western Australia

Tasmanian Devil at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary near Hobart © Tourism Australia

Tasmanian Devil, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Hobart, Tasmania © Tourism Australia

Unmissable experience

Be taken by a keeper into the enclosure of National Zoo's tree kangaroo, Simbu to learn all about this amazing, rare and secretive animal.

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Ranger leads a Twilight Tour at Mulligans Flat Woodlands Sanctuary near Canberra © Visit Canberra

Mulligans Flat Woodlands Sanctuary Twilight Tour, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Visit Canberra