Koalas are not bears, in fact they’re not even related. The reason it gets called a bear is because it looks like a cuddly Teddy Bear.
Eastern Grey Kangaroo
You don't need to get too close to our wildlife! Call in to the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and collect a pair of binoculars. Free to hire!
There is no need to get too close! Call in to the Port Campbell Visitor Information Centre and collect a pair of binoculars. Free to hire!
Did you know that when they first discovered the Platypus they believed that the animal was a fake? With the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver and the foot of an otter!
Ringtail Possums rarely descend to the ground and rely on their prehensile tail, that's right, just like little monkeys!
Did you know that the Potoroo is the size of a Rabbit and it hops like a Kangaroo?
Common Brushtail Possum
The Common Brushtail possums are the most abundant, widely distributed and frequently encountered of all Australian marsupials. It has a bushy tail and pointy ears.
Southern Brown Bandicoot
Visitors with patience and a little local knowledge may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of this feisty little omnivore.
Young Echidnas are called Puggles. Now, doesn’t that make you smile?
Some populations of Swamp Antechinus resident in the Otway's are known to have become extinct after the 1983 Ash Wednesday wildfire event.