Sydney Wildlife World is a new attraction showcasing Australia's flora and fauna, located in the heart of Darling Harbour.
It has over a kilometre of walkway space, spread over 7000 square metres. There are three floors of exhibits the uppermost is open to the elements under a mesh roof.
Exhibits to enjoy include butterflies, invertebrates, reptiles, nocturnals, wallaby cliffs, a koala sanctuary, plus a rainforest area and semi-arid grasslands display.
Because of its isolation and harsh climate, Australia has more than its share of unique animals and plants, much of if under threat of extinction. At Sydney Wildlife World you have the chance to see the world's largest variety of Australian plants and animals under one roof. There are around 100 species of native animals in over 65 exhibits. You can go from the desert to the tropics in a matter of minutes!
One of the most popular displays is the butterfly habitat. Here you can get up close to 30 kinds of Australian butterfly species.
There are 35 reptile shows and 21 live animal feeds every week and staff are always around offering hands-on experiences where safe and practicable.
The semi-arid grasslands habitat is made up of 200 tonnes of red earth from Central Australia and two species of wallaby are very much at home there.
Sydney Wildlife World, in partnership with the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, has established Sydney Wildlife World Conservation Foundation through which funds will be raised to help safeguard Australia's threatened wildlife and ecosystems.