plan your visit

plan your visit

Fancy a fun family day out with lots of amazing animals? Then you are in the right place ... come and explore Camperdown Wildlife Centre with us!

animal experiences

animal experiences

are your kids animal mad? do they dream of being a zoo keeper when they grow up? would they like to get up close to the animals?

2017 events

2017 events

Look out for our 2017 events coming soon!

become a friend

become a friend

The Friends of Camperdown Wildlife Centre is an independent group of people who have taken their enthusiasm for Camperdown Wildlife Centre (CWC) a step further and actively assist in its aims to ...


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New European Bear cubs at Camperdown Wildlife Centre Image

Camperdown Wildlife Centre now has three new European Brown Bears cubs to see during your visit. The three bears, Brumm, Maja and Brumma, are young siblings who arrived from Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden at the centre in late November.

The young bears were brought to Camperdown after keepers carefully considered the wellbeing of the older female bear, Star, who lost her long term companion, Comet, of 30 years in August last year.

Bradly Yule, Network manager at the Wildlife Centre said

"They are all great characters and have settled in very comfortably to life at Camperdown. They have...

animal spotlight

greater rhea

Rhea wings are large for a flightless bird and are spread while running, to act like sails. Unlike most birds, rheas have only three toes. Rheas have many uses in ...