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This is a list of zoos in Australia. For aquariums, see List of aquaria in Australia.

Zoos are primarily dry facilities where animals are confined within enclosures and displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred. Such facilities include zoos, safari parks, animal theme parks, aviaries, butterfly zoos, and reptile centres, as well as wildlife sanctuaries and nature reserves where visitors are allowed.

Australian Capital Territory

  • Australian Reptile Centre, Nicholls
  • National Zoo & Aquarium, Yarralumla

New South Wales

Northern Territory

  • Alice Springs Desert Park, Alice Springs
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Alice Springs
  • Crocodylus Park, Darwin
  • Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin
  • Territory Wildlife Park, Berry Springs


South Australia



  • Ballarat Wildlife Park, Ballarat
  • Gumbuya Park, Tynong North
  • Halls Gap Zoo, Halls Gap
  • Healesville Sanctuary, Healesville
  • Kyabram Fauna Park, Kyabram
  • Mansfield Zoo, Mansfield
  • Maru Koala and Animal Park, Grantville
  • Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne
  • Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Pearcedale
  • Phillip Island Wildlife Park, Cowes
  • Warrook Farm, Monomeith
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo, Werribee

Western Australia

  • Armadale Reptile Centre, Armadale
  • Big Swamp Wildlife Park, Bunbury
  • Broome Crocodile Park, Broome
  • Caversham Wildlife Park, Whiteman, Perth
  • Cohunu Koala Park, Perth
  • Marapana Wildlife Park, Karnup (closed)
  • Peel Zoo, Mandurah
  • Perth Zoo, Perth
  • Wave Rock Wildlife Park, Hyden
  • West Australian Reptile Park, Henley Brook
  • Wyndham Zoological Gardens and Crocodile Park, Wyndham
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