Escape reality with an adorable dose of Aussie wildlife. A fascinating and cuddly bunch, tuning into these virtual wildlife experiences will no doubt bring some happiness to your day. Go on an underwater adventure, tune into live koala cams and learn from the experts at Australia’s zoos, wildlife parks and sanctuaries. Here are eight experiences to get you started.
Hang out with koalas at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Koala, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, QLD © Tourism Australia
Get up close to Australia’s favourite furry locals. Tune into the koala cams at Brisbane’s Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and watch our chilled-out friends munch, snooze and enjoy Aussie life.
Dive underwater with SEA LIFE
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, Sydney, NSW © Tourism Australia
Watch Australia’s stunning marine life live via SEA LIFE Melbourne’s and SEA LIFE Sydney’s virtual streams: think sharks, turtles, jellyfish and penguins. What are you waiting for?
Tune into Taronga TV
Curious giraffes peering over their enclosure at Taronga Zoo, Sydney, NSW © Destination NSW
Who needs Netflix when you have more than 4,000 animals and 350 species of wildlife to keep you entertained? Check out Taronga TV, the Taronga zoo live stream that lets you watch elephants, seals and tigers 24 hours a day.
Discover the underwater world
Dolphins in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne, Vic © Tourism Victoria
Take a break and watch Australia’s spectacular marine life in their natural habitat. The Nature Conservancy’s underwater camera displays fish, seals and even dolphins swimming around the reef.
Watch wildlife live from Victoria
Werribee Open Range Zoo, Zoos Victoria, VIC © Visit Victoria
Transport yourself virtually to Zoos Victoria where you can see live cams of the zoos cutest residents, including penguins, giraffes, snow leopards and lions.
Join a live tour of Busselton Jetty
Diver under the Busselton Jetty, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia
Busselton Jetty, located in Western Australia, is offering live and on-demand virtual tours of the extraordinary marine life that surrounds the clear-blue waters visible from their underwater windows. Learn something new from the marine science team who are more than happy to answer questions along the way.
Original article published on Tourism Australia’s Australia.com