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About the habitat

Australian Adventures is an engaging immersive experience featuring Bennett’s wallabies that will bounce alongside exploring guests. Free-flying budgies and cockatiels welcome and delight, along with playful emu, watchful tawny-frog mouths and singing kookaburras. Yellow-footed wallabies gracefully scale the Australian rock formations showing off their climbing abilities, and a variety of Australian reptiles bask in the sunny habitat.

Discover these special desert species and feel like you're visiting the incredible land down under!

Australia is the driest inhabited continent in the world, with deserts receiving less than 10 inches of rainfall per year. Many similarities exist between Californian and Australian deserts, but the continent’s geographic isolation, long geologic history, and diverse climates result in sustaining a variety of animals that are unique to Australia. 

About the habitat

Australian Adventures is an engaging immersive experience featuring Bennett’s wallabies that will bounce alongside exploring guests. Free-flying budgies and cockatiels welcome and delight, along with playful emu, watchful tawny-frog mouths and singing kookaburras. Yellow-footed wallabies gracefully scale the Australian rock formations showing off their climbing abilities, and a variety of Australian reptiles bask in the sunny habitat.

Discover these special desert species and feel like you're visiting the incredible land down under!

Australia is the driest inhabited continent in the world, with deserts receiving less than 10 inches of rainfall per year. Many similarities exist between Californian and Australian deserts, but the continent’s geographic isolation, long geologic history, and diverse climates result in sustaining a variety of animals that are unique to Australia. 

Animals

you may see

Mammal / Marsupial / Monotremes

Bennett's Wallaby at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Bennett's Wallaby

Bettong at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Bettong

Short Beaked Echidna at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Short Beaked Echidna

Yellow-Footed Wallaby at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Yellow-Footed Wallaby


Avian

Budgeriar at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Budgeriar

Cockatiel at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Cockatiel

Emu at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Emu

Kookaburra at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Kookaburra

Tawny Frogmouth at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Tawny Frogmouth


Reptile

Bearded Dragon at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Bearded Dragon

Blue-Tongued Skink at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Blue-Tongued Skink

Centralian Carpet Python at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Centralian Carpet Python

Frill-neck Lizard

Olive Python at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Olive Python

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