6 Top Wildlife Destinations of the World

Growing up in Australia, there were always plenty of opportunities to get up close with native animals. Often it did not even need to be an animal sanctuary or zoo to see them in, which makes it even more special seeing native animals in their natural environment. It is not so unusual to see native Australian…

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Visiting Australia Zoo With Young Children

If you are lucky enough to be visiting the Sunshine Coast, one place well worth visiting is Australia Zoo. One of Australia’s best animal parks, Australia Zoo is an Aussie icon just like Steve Irwin himself. Australia Zoo has become a favourite for Australians and international guests alike, with a wide range of wildlife, educational…

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Darling Downs Zoo

We have always loved having animal encounters, so we have been to most of the zoos and animal sanctuaries within a couple of hours of home. In most cases, we have been several times, because seeing such beautiful creatures up close is always amazing. These days we get to see that joy through the eyes…

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Feeding Kangaroos in Australia – #Snapshot Story 6

If you have been to Australia, you will know one of the must do Australian wildlife experiences here is feeding kangaroos. Almost every Australian zoo or wildlife sanctuary has the option to buy bags of kangaroo pellets. It’s almost a rite of passage for your visit to Australia. Being Australian ourselves, I couldn’t even estimate…

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Glow Worm Caves – Mt Tamborine

When it has been a while between travel, sometimes you need to make your own adventures closer to home to manage a bit of that wanderlust, so we decided to take a day trip a little over an hour from home, to Mt Tamborine. While we were there, we visited the Glow Worm Caves, since…

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A Quick Visit to Auckland Zoo

We visited Auckland Zoo as part of a one day ‘Great Sights’ tour around Auckland. We only had a long weekend in Auckland, so we had to make the most of our short visit. As we both adore animals and wildlife encounters, we included the optional add on of the zoo visit to our tour,…

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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Hobart in Tasmania and is home to a range of native Australian animals. They are also Tasmania’s largest 24 hour wildlife rescue service, with the main aim of the sanctuary to care for injured animals before returning them into the wild. Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary offers a great opportunity to…

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