book your Walkabout Park experience now

10% off admission tickets if you book online prior to the date of your visit.

Calga Weather updated 13/5@16:12pm
 Temperature Dates
Put on your jacket and come on out, the animals would love to see you!
Blue sky and sun. No rain. 19ºC to 20ºC Mon 14/5/2018 to Sat 19/5/2018

bearded dragon

Bearded Dragon ~ Pogona babata

This yellow-brown dragon grows to approx. 50cm with a distinctive loose flap of skin that becomes erect when startled or threatened. Also the dragon opens its mouth showing a bright yellow interior to help scare off the intruder. This lizard is common in the area and can be distinguished by the ‘beard’ or loose skin around the neck.

It inhabits dry woodland spending much of its time basking on logs or dead branches which makes it almost invisible to passers by with its colourings matching those of dead wood.

This lizard is often confused with the Frilled-Neck Lizard due to its loose flap of skin around the neck however the Frilled-Neck Lizard inhabits Northern Australia in much hotter, drier habitats and are not found in this region.

Contact Us

Gates open 9am to 5pm

Click for Contact Details

Lonely Planet

Best Animal Adventure

#1 in Australia, #8 in the world

lonely planet book

Entry Ticket Prices

You do not need to book

Click for Ticket Prices

Opening Times

Every day except Christmas

Click for Opening Times

Facebook

facebook

Ranger-led Activities

Ticket includes activities

Click for Daily Activities

Tripadvisor

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Off Canvas Menu