A day in the Adelaide Hills

Cudlee Creek Travel Blog

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It is almost winter, so when we found out what a nice day it was going to be today, we decided to go to Gorge wildlife park at Cudlee Creek. It is about a half hour drive from our house. We got there at 10.30a.m. so it wasn't too busy. We hadn't been there for a lot of years but it has really improved. As soon as we walked in we saw some really bright yellow birds. Then we saw many other birds, don't ask me to name them unless it is some thing simple like a Pelican. We then found the Koala enclosure. They are so gorgeous! Andrew then saw an owl sitting in the corner of one of the enclosures. So cute. Lots and lots of Wallabies. Then there was some Penguins and not too far away, 2 American Alligators were sunning themselves. We saw 2 Lace Monitor Lizards and then went into a small enclosure where there was goats, and Alpaca, sheep, rabbits, a deer, ducks & guinea pigs.
There was also a rather large pig there which Andrew reached over to scratch and the pig rolled on its back to get its tummy rubbed. Then there was the Turkey! One of the goats got out and of course had to try to climb on something to reach the higher leaves of the tree. Then there was monkeys, the monkeys are so cute. Canada Goose as well. Meerkat, dingo and wombat. Even a Leopard! Lots more things, I could go on for ever. One of the reasons that we went to the park was to hold a Koala. Andrew had never held one and I hadn't for years. So we held a Koala. They are beautiful. We spent at least 3 hours at the park and loved it. It was getting a bit cool outside so we decided to move on.
Airportman says:
Looks like a park I have to visit while I'm in Adelaide :)
Posted on: Jul 19, 2009
yekcoh says:
i would have fun here
Posted on: Jun 04, 2008
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This duck had been having a bath a…
This duck had been having a bath …
Kookaburra
Kookaburra
An owl in the corner
An owl in the corner
Wallabies
Wallabies
Wallabies. Do you see the little o…
Wallabies. Do you see the little …
Andrew and a wallaby
Andrew and a wallaby
A wallaby
A wallaby
Me with some wallabies
Me with some wallabies
A rock wallaby.
A rock wallaby.
Wombats
Wombats
Wombat
Wombat
Dingo
Dingo
American alligators
American alligators
American alligator
American alligator
Leopard (Panther)
Leopard (Panther)
Lace Monitor
Lace Monitor
Lace Monitor
Lace Monitor
Rabbit
Rabbit
Deer
Deer
Alpaca
Alpaca
Guinea Pigs
Guinea Pigs
This rather large pig rolled on it…
This rather large pig rolled on i…
The goat had to get the food furth…
The goat had to get the food furt…
Cassowary
Cassowary
Golden Agouti
Golden Agouti
Golden Agouti
Golden Agouti
Eagle
Eagle
The mother on the right is holding…
The mother on the right is holdin…
Eagles
Eagles
Eagle with wings spread
Eagle with wings spread
Eagle
Eagle
Mandarin Ducks
Mandarin Ducks
There is a fishing cat tucked in…
There is a "fishing cat" tucked i…
Andrew watching the fruit bats
Andrew watching the fruit bats
fruit bats
fruit bats
cute
cute
fruit bat
fruit bat
fruit bats
fruit bats
Ostrich
Ostrich
Ostrich
Ostrich
Emu
Emu
Emus
Emu's
Tawny frog mouth
Tawny frog mouth
Brolga doing a courting dance
Brolga doing a courting dance
Kangaroo
Kangaroo
Kangaroo
Kangaroo
Kangaroos
Kangaroos
Kangaroos
Kangaroos
Cudlee Creek
photo by: shirlan