Australian Reptile Park

Heartwarming reunion at reptile park

In a heartwarming reunion, Albert, the tiniest koala joey ever hand-raised at the Australian Reptile Park, has been reintroduced to his real mother Elsa for the first time since being…


Daring rescue operation

In a daring rescue operation, Australian Reptile Park Operations Manager Billy Collett recently risked life and limb to save male American alligator Houdini. After noticing that Houdini was swimming around…



Typical Aussie feast for Elvis

The Australian Reptile Park is gearing up for a Wild Aussie Weekend in celebration of Australia Day from Friday, January 26, to Sunday, January 28. To kick off the festivities…


Health check time for giant reptiles

In an action-packed morning on January 16, keepers at the Australian Reptile Park undertook the deadly and mammoth task of catching their three largest, and most dangerous male alligators for…


New home for Tassie devils

Tasmanian Devils Vegemite and Toast have left the Australian Reptile Park to go to their new home at Aussie Ark, where they will join the breeding program. The 21-month-old sisters…


Tassie devil joeys come of age

In mid-2023 four adorable Tasmanian devil joeys joined the Australian Reptile Park family and have now taken their place in the Park’s Tasmanian Devil exhibit. Bred at the Park’s sister…



That’s one big spider!

The Australian Reptile Park has received the biggest male funnel web spider ever donated to its antivenom program as rainy humid weather sees a spike in sightings of the dangerous…


A birthday treat for Elvis

Perhaps the world’s most famous reptile, Elvis the crocodile celebrated his 58th birthday at the Australian Reptile Park on January 2. Visitors were amazed at the reptile’s strength when keepers…



Baby boom in alligator lagoon

Keepers at the Australian Reptile Park undertook a highly dangerous alligator nest raid in the alligator lagoon on Christmas Day. Home to over 40 adult American alligators, the process is…



Turtle hatchlings arrive for Christmas

Aussie Ark’s Conservation Ark facility, located on the grounds of the Australian Reptile Park at Somersby, has announced the successful laying of a batch endangered Manning River Turtles. The facility…



King Cobra goes on display

Visitors can now see a King Cobra in the Lost World of Reptiles at the Australian Reptile Park. He is one of a mating pair of King Cobras to arrive…