Established in 1975, Symbio Wildlife Park is privately owned by a family located on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. With a passion for conservation and educating our community on the importance of nurturing the world’s wildlife, we pride ourselves on making sure that every guest to the park has an amazing wildlife experience and a memory that they can treasure for a lifetime – and that they leave with a better understanding of the work that we do.
SYMBIO IS EVER GROWING
Symbio is home to a variety of native Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats and birds; a range of exotic wildlife including Sumatran tigers, meerkats, red pandas, monkeys, ring-tailed lemurs, cheetahs, farmyard animals along with many more species of animals from around the world.
Over the past decade Symbio Wildlife Park has grown substantially, welcoming some of the worlds most endangered and loved creatures.
From humble beginnings, originally catering purely for native and farm animals, we have definately come a long way and are now one of the premiere zoo’s in the country.
In continuing to deliver unique encounters and experiences at Symbio Wildlife Park, we have now opened a state-of-the-art farmyard precinct, containing vast examples of paddock to plate along with all your favourite farmyard friends.
Symbio Wildlife Park is many things to many people, but most importantly Symbio is a place to call home
for all the wildlife in our care.
In the face of today’s threats and impending extinctions, zoo’s have essentially become the last remaining refuge for the world’s wildlife.
Today, due to habitat loss and poaching in the wild the role of zoo’s in the management of species is very important.
The aim of these programs is to maintain a genetic diversity within a population for the next century, allowing release back into the wild wherever possible. These conservation programs provide a safe home for wildlife who work as ambassadors, for their wild cousins who, “once upon a time”, roamed the earth freely.
At Symbio we take our role in conservation very seriously and participate in 24 programs through the Zoo Aquarium Association’s Australian Species Management Program.