Australia Zoo

Text: Garry Benson
Images: © Garry Benson 2014

Australia Zoo, © Garry Benson 2014

Australia Zoo, © Garry Benson 2014

When I was little, for the first seven years of my life I was a skinny, sick little boy suffering from asthma. – At one stage my Mum said I had died and had to be resuscitated. No wonder I believe in reincarnation! At age seven the asthma disappeared…

Australia Zoo, © Garry Benson 2014

Australia Zoo, © Garry Benson 2014

Anyway I wasn’t allowed to play games etc, so when I visited the Australia Zoo yesterday, back in Queensland where I was born, I reverted to my seven year old childlike self and had a ball. If you ever get to this part of Oz, do yourself a favour and visit!

Australia Zoo
Address: 1638 Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah QLD 4519
Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (07) 5436 2000


Tracey M Benson is a lover of travel, having a diverse background as an artist, writer and researcher. Working with online environments since 1994, Tracey's experience includes providing digital media, web and social media solutions to government, non-profit, private industry and tertiary sectors. Her focus is on sustainability behaviour change and the use of communications and emerging technologies to empower community and build culture.

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4 comments on “Australia Zoo
  1. colonialist says:

    Looks great, but cuddling crocs would not be high on my agenda!

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