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Alma Park Zoo
is a 40 acres (16.2 ha) zoo
A zoological garden, zoological park, menagerie, or zoo is a facility in which animals are confined within enclosures, displayed to the public, and in which they may also be bred....
located north of Brisbane
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, in Dakabin
Dakabin is a suburb 26 kilometres north of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. Its Local Government Area is the Moreton Bay Region...
on Alma Road. The small 20 acres (8.1 ha) park is filled with Australian and exotic species.
Alma Park zoo is fully landscaped with walking paths through tropical garden
A tropical garden features tropical plants and requires good rainfall or a decent irrigation or sprinkler system for watering. These gardens typically need fertilizer and heavy mulching....
s under a canopy of rainforest trees and plants. A number of enclosures are walkthrough, such as the fallow deer and kangaroo enclosures. Koalas can be patted and photographed twice daily. Crocodiles, pandas, wombats, monkeys, ostriches, bats, lizards, camels, dingoes and water buffaloes are also on display.
There is a cafe with souvenirs and barbecues are provided. Dakabin railway station
Dakabin Station is a railway station on the Caboolture Line of Brisbane, Australia. It is part of the QR Citytrain network.The station is in a transition precinct between Zone 6 and Zone 7 of the TransLink integrated public transport system....
is the closest public transport. The zoo is open every day except Christmas Day, from 9 am to 5 pm.
As announced by the Mayor of Logan City Council on 20 May 2011, Alma Park Zoo will be moving to Logan. The move is expected to be completed in early 2012.