“The Australian Reptile Park is Australia’s original hands-on zoo. Home to over 2,000 animals and located in a natural bush setting on the scenic Central Coast of New South Wales.
Learn about the lifesaving work the Park does through its antivenom program and important conservation work saving Australia’s wildlife through the charity Aussie Ark.”
Accessibility informationGeneral accessibility features:
General accessibility further information:
- Assistance animal welcome
"We have accessible parking spaces available."
Assistance animals are welcome
"Service animals are welcome at the Australian Reptile Park, in all areas except the Main Park Area. This is due to our free-range kangaroos in this area. Upon entry to the Park, the service animal must be declared to Reception staff and documentation must be provided. Please call Reception to discuss before your visit."
Free entry for carers
"The Australian Reptile Park offers free entry for carers accompanying a person with a disability when they present their NSW Companion Card. The person with a disability can enter at our discounted Concession rate (when a concession card is shown)."Mobility accessibility features:
Mobility accessibility further information:
- Wheelchair hire available
- Paths wide and not slippery
- Bathroom - accessible sink
- Toilet - accessible grab rails
"Most areas of the Australian Reptile Park are accessible via wheelchair.
Our paths are wide and made of concrete or grass with some bark paths. The path beyond the Main Park Area (through the Koala Enclosures and beyond), has varying gradients, terrain and uneven ground.
The majority of animals in our exhibits are visible for wheelchair users, either through fencing, windows or over the top of barriers.
Wheelchair hire is available free of charge for visitors who need assistance. When hiring a wheelchair, you will be asked to leave photo identification with Reception. Limited wheelchairs available. If you’re planning a visit and would like to hire a wheelchair, please call Reception and provide the date of your visit so that a chair can be put aside for you."
"An accessible unisex bathroom is located between the Hard Croc Café and Frog Hollow, near the Elvis the crocodile exhibit. The bathroom has a toilet (450mm high), transfer rails, basin with wheelchair access underneath and a child change table."Autism/Sensory accessibility information:
"For visitors with sensory disorders that would prefer a less crowded experience, we recommend visits either early (when the Park opens at 9am or after 2pm on a weekday (excluding school and public holidays).
Some of our exhibits include features that may become overwhelming to someone with a sensory disorder. These include:
The Lost World of Reptiles & Spider World – some loud sound effects and animatronics
Nocturnal House – dim lighting for our nocturnal species
Open air aviaries – free flying birds may fly close to you
Lorikeet feeding – Wild lorikeets feed daily at 12pm and 3pm in the Main Park Area. This can be very loud with lorikeet screeching."