Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo

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I finally made it out to the Australia zoo today located in Beerwah, a two hour train ride from here. Unfortunately it rained half of the time I was there but being able to see the Irwin family in action made up for it! We were reminded that Steve passed away 8 YEARS ago. I loved the place, it didn’t even seem like a zoo. The grounds were clean and the animals had large, natural looking enclosures. That $60 admission fee is definitely helping keep the place looking good.

The highlight of course was watching Terri, Bindi and Robert feed the crocs. Bindi put on a little dance show for the kids beforehand and ran a really sweet video of her dad which you can view here. I took some other videos of Terri and Bindi feeding a croc from the platform and of Robert too.

Teri and Robert watched as Bindi performed
Teri and Robert watched as Bindi performed
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Robert Irwin feeding a large croc
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Terri, Bindi and Robert watch on
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The Irwin family
Terri and Bindi feeding
Terri and Bindi feeding

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Let’s throw in some feathered creatures that made an appearance before the croc show started (they were not eaten!)

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo(
Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

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Now back to the crocs!

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Cool effect with the rain on the water

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Here were some of the other animals at the zoo:

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Wallaby
Wallaby

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Komodo
Komodo
The dreaded taipan
The dreaded taipan
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Don’t tell him he looks like a garter snake
These things grow on trees here...no idea what it is
These things grow on trees here…no idea what it is

They’re doing a great job in Steve’s absence and it looks like they plan on expanding the zoo soon. Don’t miss it if you’re ever in the area!

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4 thoughts on “Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo

  1. Andrea January 7, 2015 / 11:45 pm

    So glad you got to go! Looks fabulous.

  2. Anonymous January 8, 2015 / 4:31 am

    Crykee! (sp)

  3. jim wildblood a/k/a porchdog January 8, 2015 / 8:42 am

    well, when is there time to house sit? porchdog

    • StephieD January 8, 2015 / 9:06 am

      ha! I know it!! At least I had a pool to come home to which is nice 😉

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