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Welcome

Jingeri Jingeri Walla wallul jimbalangs na Kombummeri jagan. Yanbay ngamaweh baya Kombuermmi jagan. Greetings greetings great many friends to Kombumerri country. Please walk gently within Kombummeri country.

Location

Corner of West Burleigh Road and Loman Lane in West Burleigh on the Gold Coast—just 15mins from Gold Coast airport, 25mins from Surfers Paradise and 90km south of Brisbane.

What's special

Nestled in the heart of Burleigh Heads, David Fleay’s is a wildlife park with a difference! Stroll through the tranquil surroundings to experience some of Queensland’s most iconic natural habitats and meet the resident wildlife—all in just one day. Explore the park on your own or join our dedicated Park Rangers at the daily wildlife shows. Plan your day and check out start times in our park map and activities guide (PDF, 4.6M) for ‘Creatures of the Night’ or ‘Fleay’s In Flight’ shows, ranger talks and wildlife encounters or phone (07) 5669 2051.

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Visitor reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars on Google Maps

5 out of 5 starsin the last week

We enjoyed our visit here - we went with our two young kids (age 4.5 and 2). The park is very relaxed, and the animals seem very well cared for. We finished walking around this place in less than 2 hours. You have your usuals- koalas, kangaroos, emus. There was a free animal encounter show that allowed our boys pet a spotted python which was really cool.

—Colin Randall

5 out of 5 starsin the last week

Great little find. Easy to get around with prams etc or if you find walking a bit difficult

—Karen Leshone

5 out of 5 starsa month ago

What a beautiful place! Such a great experience and excellent way to spend a few hours. Plenty of parking, easy access for peaks and wheelchairs, the shows are informative and entertaining. Staff are very friendly and very approachable, so all questions are easily answered. We bought a packed lunch and there are plenty of tables and benches all throughout the park to sit and picnic. We had a range of ages from 60 to 3 years old and everyone loved it! Highly recommend a visit.

—Kimberley Harrison

5 out of 5 stars2 months ago

The kangaroo field is large and many kangaroos can interact. It seems that we have not experienced many varieties of birds and animals. The old train is very interesting, the education of children. Bring fun to the family. The last part will be the Australian parrot feeding. However, the number of birds has decreased in recent years.

—Joanne Peel

5 out of 5 stars4 months ago

Rate this place. Small, but intimate. Saw a show (creatures of the night) and we (myself, husband, and two daughters) loved it. Lovely boardwalk to see the animals, which looked happy and well-looked after. More of a natural habitat than exhibits like other zoos. Not too crowded. Very ethereal place to visit, actually. Cafe is quite basic, with just fish and chips, nuggets and chips, or display case sandwiches on offer. Nice coffee. We were happy with that as a family as it cost us $23 for lunch. If that's not your thing, I think you can bring a picnic lunch. It was such a shame it started to rain and we had no ponchos, we would have liked to go around again and see another show. Would definitely recommend a visit.

—Nicola Hourigan

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Last updated
30 July 2019