Oakvale Farm – bottle feed baby animals, pat Koalas & Hand feed Kangaroos

Located just 15 minutes from The Retreat Port Stephens, Oakvale Wildlife Park is situated on 25 acres of natural bush-land and is well equipped to cater for your next NSW school excursions. Oakvale farm offers so much to see and do with a great range of animals.

There is:

  • A covered area to bottle feed the baby animals
  • Koala enclosure to get up close with the friendly koalas
  • Crocodile pool
  • Reptile ravine
  • Free range kangaroos
  • Hand feed lambs and goats

Stay for lunch and have a BBQ enjoying all the great facilities or enjoy a great range of food options at the kiosk. This is truly an amazing experience for the whole family and your international guests. Very hands on and friendly.nsw school excursions - The Retreat Port Stephens

While on your School Camp at The Retreat Port Stephens taking in all the educational benefits that this great region has to offer, a visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park is a must.

The Retreat has a variety of School group accommodation in a private, peaceful and safe environment offering loads of onsite facilities and activity options. Onsite catering is available as well as full itinerary planning for your NSW school excursions.

Oakvale Wildlife Park are proud to offer unique, hands-on educational activities which give students the opportunity to experience and interact with Australia’s native wildlife.

Students can participate in:

  • Bottle feeding
  • Cow milking
  • Tractor trailer rides
  • Koala patting
  • Feeding kangaroos and much more……..

Complimentary animal keeper talks are available exclusively for school groups. Choose a  koala, farm animal or reptile talk.

Available to all students and guests, feed the free-range animals as you wander the farm. Feed bags are available from the kiosk for $1.50per bag


Workbooks are available upon request as well as copies of Risk Assessment.

The Retreat Port Stephens accommodation for nsw school excursions and camps. To book call (02) 4982 1244 or email bookings@theretreatportstephens.com.au