Urimbirra Wildlife Park | Things to do Victor Harbor July 21, 2015
Urimbirra Wildlife Park is a great place for a family bonding at Fleurieu Peninsula.
It has been open since 1975 and the word Urimbirra is an aboriginal word that means "to preserve" or to "take care".
The Urimbirra Wildlife Park is located in the Hindmarsh Valley just five minutes from Victor Harbor. Five kilometres from Victor Harbor, South Australia along the main Adelaide Road.
The property is rich in indigenous history and is home to aboriginal canoe trees and more. It was opened in 1975 by the local council and went private in 1992.
The park sits on land with a rich Aboriginal history, which is evident in the canoe trees on the property. Preserving the trees and other natural settings in the park is an utmost priority to keep the animals in their habitats. The wildlife in Umrimbirra has various species and is closely protected. Visiting the park for educational purposes is a highly advised activity. Book your visit with us today!
There are daily koala shows, snake handling displays, crocodile feeding and you will see over 400 Australian native animals on display. Bringing your kids with you in one of your visits will surely be an enjoyable activity. They prepare a lot of activities that is suitable for kids at all ages. Wildlife education and other funs activities with animals outdoors will surely give children an enjoyable time.
If you are looking for a great wildlife experience from Adelaide, you must visit Victor Harbor and Urimbirra Wildlife Park.
Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm
Adults - $14.00,
Seniors & Students - $10.00
Children (4 to 14 years) - $7.00
Groups - discounts available
Koala shows at 11am, 2pm and 4pm; Crocodile feeding at 1.30pm; and Snake handling displays at 4pm.
Walk through the 16-hectare property
You will see
Over 400 Australian native animals. Kangaroos, Wallabies, Red-bellied Pademelon, Echidnas, Dingos, Crocodiles, Lizard, Snakes, Pythons and hundreds of birds throughout six hectares of wetland bird sanctuary. Also, examples of where canoes and shields were made from some of the trees by local Aboriginal groups in the past.
They also have a kiosk and souvenir shop onsite and you are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to cook up on their electric BBQ and enjoy it in the Park. See other enjoyable things to do Victor Harbor for an awesome experience while in the vicinity.