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Darling Downs Zoo

Clifton, Toowoomba Area

The Darling Downs Zoo is situated in a beautiful rural setting on the eastern Downs - midway between Toowoomba and Warwick - just over two hour's drive from the Brisbane Central Business District.

This new zoo is being developed in a garden format centred on the geographical areas of Australia, South-east Asia, Africa and South America.

Already the zoo features the only pride of African Lions in Queensland, baboons, monkeys, marmosets, serval, rare Sumatran Tiger, tropical birds, kangaroos and white wallabies, camel, deer, crocodiles and alligator, boa constrictors, the world's most venomous snakes, pythons and much, much more. The zoo is also home to the only White Lions in Queensland and the largest herd of Zebras and Giant Tortoises in this State!

The zoo is open to the public from 9.00 a.m. six days a week. It is closed on Tuesdays - except for the Queensland state school holidays when it is open every day. It is closed on Christmas Day.

Picnic facilities are available, there is a kiosk and gift shop with EFTPOS and free parking for all vehicles including coaches and caravans. The entire zoo is wheelchair friendly.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $32.00 31 May 2014 – 1 June 2015
Child $18.00 31 May 2014 – 1 June 2015
Concession $25.00 31 May 2014 – 1 June 2015 Pensioner, Senior or Student Identification must be presented.
Family $85.00 31 May 2014 – 1 June 2015 Two adults and two children. Extra children AUD14 each.

Open Times

Public Holiday: Open from 0900-1600 - last admissions 1500. ...... The Darling Downs Zoo is open daily from Wednesday to Monday. Closed Tuesday except during Queensland state school holidays when it is open every day. Closed Christmas Day.

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Child Activities
  • Walking Tracks

Other Information

Accessibility:

There is access for guests with a disability. There are wheelchair facilities to the restrooms.

Children:

Children are welcome.
Gatton-Clifton Road
Corner of Baines Road
Clifton, Toowoomba Area
Queensland
Australia

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