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Gorge Wildlife Park
Date opened 1965
Location Cudlee Creek, South Australia, Australia
Land area 5.7 hectares (14 acres)
Coordinates 34°50′30.97″S 138°48′51.59″E / 34.8419361°S 138.8143306°E / -34.8419361; 138.8143306
Memberships ZAA

Gorge Wildlife Park is a privately-owned sanctuary in the Australian state of South Australia. It is at Cudlee Creek in the Adelaide Hills and continues to be operated by the same family that established it in 1965. It is 30 km northeast of Adelaide. Situated on 14 acres of land, under shaded trees, paths meander among one of the largest privately owned collection of Australian animals. The park provides contact with a range of Australian native animals as well as exhibits of Australian and exotic animals and birds. A feature is the opportunity for visitors to hold a koala.

Gorge WIldlife Park is involved in protection and preservation of some endangered species such as the Brush-tailed rock-wallaby (Petrogale penicillata).

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