Australian Reptile Park

Day of Hope

It was a bittersweet day for staff at the Australian Reptile Park when Hope the wombat left the park to live in the wild at Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue on…



Releasing the Kraken

There’s no doubt about it – Kraken the Komodo dragon is one big boy. The Australian Reptile Park’s largest lizard had his annual measuring and weigh-in on November 24, tipping…


Happy Halloween

Snakes, koalas, tortoises, marsupials, and Tasmanian devils were the scariest Halloween creatures at the Australian Reptile Park on October 31 as they featured in an adorably cute, yet spooky, promotion…



Reptile Park welcomes Clover the Quokka

The Australian Reptile Park has welcomed its newest smiley resident, Clover the Quokka. Clover was transported from Caversham Wildlife Park in Perth to be part of the Park’s nation-wide captive…




Weekly News 5@5

Central Coast Weekly Video News from across the region: Dredging at The Entrance commences. PM visits the Coast. Airport report released. Green shoots in home care. Rental market under stress….


From combat to wombat: Scomo visits the Coast

Against a backdrop of a controversial commitment to increased gas-fired power, growing angst over Chinese data mining and a combative week with State governments over border restrictions, Prime Minister Scott…



Koalas, breeding like rabbits

Bringing a glimmer of hope, nine adorable koala joeys have been born at the Australian Reptile Park following the terrible bushfire season which devastated much of the state, including areas…


Setting aside our differences

A video highlighting a very special friendship at the Australian Reptile Park has gone viral on Faceboook. Elsa the koala and Hope the wombat have become “iso buddies”, with keepers…






Giant funnel web spider welcomed

A giant funnel web spider handed in this week to the Australian Reptile Park has reinforced the need for Central Coast residents to remain vigilant in looking out for the…