What’s a trip to Australia without a stop at the Australia Zoo, home of the Irwin’s. We both have fond memories of watching Steve “The Crocodile Hunter” Irwin on television, with his extremely outgoing personality, crazy antics, and pure love for animals. Unfortunately one of those animals took his life, but not before he spread that passion for animals and nature through the zoo that he and his wife own. It was quite sad to walk through the zoo and see all of the photos of Steve and his family, but very clear that he will always be a part of the zoo and will never be forgotten. They really understand animals and want others to understand them too. We got the up close and personal experience of petting such animals as a koala, baby alligator, wombat, echidna and even kangaroos as we walked through the zoo. We even got to see the two newest members of the zoo, two brand new tiger cubs! After touring the zoo, we visited the koala hospital attached to the zoo. Here are just some of the residents at the Australia Zoo.
Hopefully you get to experience this wonderful place some day. We had a great time!