Oakvale Wildlife Park Entry Ticket

  • Port Stephens
  • English
  • Flexible, up to a full day
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Entry admission to Oakvale Wildlife Park
  • 2. Unlimited access to Splash Bay
  • 3. Access to all scheduled presentations and feeding shows
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1 Key Facts


  • 1. Entry admission to Oakvale Wildlife Park
  • 2. Unlimited access to Splash Bay
  • 3. Access to all scheduled presentations and feeding shows

Not included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
Destination Port Stephens
Address 3 Oakvale Dr, Salt Ash NSW 2318
How to get there ● By Car
Oakvale Wildlife Park is located an easy 2 hour drive North of Sydney and 25km North of Newcastle at Salt Ash in beautiful Port Stephens.

Heading North-bound on Nelson Bay Road, turn right onto Oakvale Drive at the Salt Ash round-about.

● By Public Transport
There is no direct Public Transport from Sydney to Port Stephens. You will need catch a train to Newcastle and change to buses to Oakvale Wildlife Park.

Please check the Transport NSW timetables (https://transportnsw.info/) for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Daily* (Some areas closes earlier, see below) 10:00 - 17:00
Koala Country 10:00 - 16:30
Reptile Ravine 10:00 - 16:30
Splash Bay 10:00 - 16:45
Anzac Day (25 April) Closed
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Swimmers and towels
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Money/credit card for optional purchases

2 Overview

Set on 25 acres Oakvale Wildlife Park is 100% Australian owned and operated. At the park you will find an endless menagerie of Australian native, domestic farm and exotic animals such as koalas, kangaroos, Tasmanian devils, goats, sheep, rabbits, alligators and ostriches. Plus many, many more.

Oakvale Wildlife Park General Admission


Oakvale Wildlife Park

Come and spend the day here from Free Roaming Animals you can hand feed, Keeper Talks, Feeding Shows, 2 fenced large shaded playgrounds, complimentary Electric BBQ facilities (8 in total) and onsite cafe for you to enjoy lunch (own expense) in the Tea Room or one of the undercover picnic area's; seating available for up to 230 guests.

Don't forget about the Splash Bay Water Park which is a great way to cool off or have a little fun, open all year round - don't forget your swimmers!!! 

There is always something on throughout the day to keep everyone entertained.

Oakvale Wildlife Park's pathways are well maintained and hard packed allowing easy access for prams, wheelchairs, mobility scooters and walkers. The Tractor Trailer Rides provide a great assistance for less mobile guests to experience all the park has to offer.

Disabled toilets and showers are located on site and there is also a JennSwing in the playground which is a full support swing seat for children with physical disabilities or special needs.

Oakvale Wildlife Park are proud to be Ecotourism certified, ZAA members, and have implemented an environmental management plan as a part of their ongoing commitment to a sustainable future.


  • Splash Bay Water Park
  • Tractor Trailer Ride
  • Private Animal Encounters
  • Open Spacious Grounds
  • Free Roaming Farm Animals
  • Translated Maps
    • Mandarin
    • Korean
    • Japanese


Splash Bay

The Port Stephens area is extremely famous for it's world renowned bays - Shoal bay, Fingal bay, Salamander bay and Nelson Bay just to name a few! And now… Oakvale Wildlife Park's very own - SPLASH BAY!

An exciting and innovative world first for any wildlife park or zoo, Oakvale Wildlife Park's fun day out where Wildlife and Water Fun are rolled into one!

Bring your togs and bring your sense of adventure as you surround yourself with wildlife water features and get immersed in animal experiences with the new Wildlife Encounters where you can join us on a WILD adventure!


Shows and Talks*

*All shows are included in entry costs. Reference Only. Subject to change without notice.

Time Shows and Talks

Morning Feeding Show

  • Bottle feeding baby farm animals
  • Cow milking
11:15 Tractor Trailer Ride
11:30 Ring-tailed Lemur Presentation (weekends & school holidays only)
12:00 Reptile Show & Patting
12:30 Koala Talk & Patting

Afternoon Feeding Show

  • Bottle feeding baby farm animals
  • Cow milking
14:15 Tractor Trailer Ride
14:30 Tasmanian Devil Talk
15:00 Cassowary Talk


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Cancellation Policy

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