Christmas Holidays Only!

Would you like to see how one of Australia’s largest conservation facilities is operated? Well this is your chance! Aussie Ark has decided to open its doors for a short time only! During the Christmas holidays, from January 1st – January 27th 2019, Aussie Ark will welcome daily visitors!

Not only does Aussie Ark hold the largest population of the endangered Tasmanian devil on mainland Australia, but it also is home to Eastern quolls, parma wallabies, bandicoots, brush-tailed rock-wallabies, and bettongs!

Set high in the spectacular NSW Barrington Tops, you can escape to the remoteness of Aussie Ark just for the day, or make it a weekend adventure with a friend or the whole family!

Guaranteed to recharge your batteries and show you how Aussie Ark is fighting extinction of some of Australia’s most loved species!

Opening Hours

Aussie Ark will open daily from January 1st 2019 – January 27th 2019 from 10am-2pm.

Tickets and Prices

Admission type Ticket price (AU$)
Adult 30
Child (aged 4 & over) 15
Senior (65yrs+) 30
Family (2 adults + 2 children) 85
Family (1 adults + 2 child) 55
Extra child on family pass 10

Tour Times

Guided tours are 1 hour in duration and will be run daily by Aussie Ark keepers at 10:30am, 11.30 am and 12pm. Self-guided visits are not available, so guests will be included into the next guided tour after arrival.

Onsite Facilities

Aussie Ark is a remote conservation organization. Onsite facilities are basic and guests are encouraged to be prepared with the following basic essentials:

  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Suitable walking clothes and shoes
  • Individual first aid or medical needs
  • Spending money if you so choose

A barbeque will be offered daily at 1pm for additional cost.

Merchandise is also available onsite and eftpos facilities available. Cash out facilities are not available.

Getting There

Aussie Ark can be accessed via Scone, Muswellbrook or Gloucester. Please allow a minimum of 1.5 -2 hours from any of these locations to arrive at Aussie Ark.

Roads to Aussie Ark are unsealed and roads can be steep and winding. Wildlife spotting is fantastic along the drive to Aussie Ark. Extreme care should be taken by drivers at all times and dawn, dusk and night driving in the areas should be avoided. 4WD or AWD is preferred but not essential.

Coming from Moonan Flat

Visiting Devil Ark

Coming from Gloucester

Getting to Devil Ark



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