For a weekend adventure that you can hardly experience anywhere else, it’s worth visiting David Fleay Wildlife Park in Gold Coast’s beautiful town of Burleigh Heads.
Arguably the most amazing wildlife showcase on earth, this is the ultimate adventure destination where you can easily enjoy an exceptional and memorable sightings of a wide variety of rare and endangered species. Located in a natural bushland in Burleigh Heads, it is home to kangaroos, emus, cassowaries, platypus, freshwater and saltwater crocodiles, Mahogany and yellow-bellied gliders, wedge-tailed eagle, and an impressive collection of other native Queensland wildlife, which are displayed in surroundings similar to their natural habitats.
It also has the Nocturnal House which has the BilbyPlatypus, Julia Creek Dunnart, Platypus and other nocturnal creatures.
Dedicated to the memory of the late naturalist Dr. David Fleay, David Fleay Wildlife Park aims to promote community awareness about the need to preserve and protect native animals, following the conservation initiatives of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, especially for rare and threatened species. The Park has always practiced its long tradition of breeding native animals. There is also an animal hospital for sick, injured and orphaned animals in this park.
The park offers tourists and environmental advocates from all over the world the best opportunity to witness a great number of endangered native animals in one place. You can explore a diversity of threatened wildlife as you pass through the cool verdant rainforest, which houses cassowaries and Lumholtz’s tree kangaroos.
There are also some Daily Wildlife shows that visitors here will surely enjoy. You can see some impressive presentations on snakes, crocodiles and “Fur, Feathers and Scales”.
For a holiday experience that you’ll treasure for a lifetime, make sure that you don’t miss this wildlife adventure.
Located next to Tallebudgera Creek on West Burleigh Road in West Burleigh, David Fleay Wildlife Park is within easy access from our Burleigh Heads Family Accommodation. Those planning to visit Burleigh Heads should choose Paradise Grove Holiday Apartments for its convenient location and great facilities and services.