Featured Saving Wildlife Auction Item: Australia Zoo Platinum Package

When you buy a ticket to Saving Wildlife, not only will you get a chance to enjoy a wonderful meal and contribute to our biggest fundraiser of the year, you’ll also get a chance to bid on a one-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Our featured auction item is a three-night stay at the Crocodile Hunter Lodge — a brand-new luxury hotel at the Australia Zoo — complete with the the Platinum Zoo Adventure. This package is good for up to five people.

With the Platinum Zoo Adventure, you get 10 animal encounters, including a Komodo dragon, giraffe, meerkat, rhino and kangaroo. You’ll also get VIP treatment at the world-famous Crocoseum for the Wildlife Warriors Show. There’s also a VIP tour of the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, where staff takes in 10,000 animals per year with the goal of releasing them back into the wild.

From the Australia Zoo’s website:

“Enjoy a full day of VIP treatment on the action-packed Platinum Zoo Adventure! This tour is the perfect day out for a true wildlife enthusiast. During your fun-filled day of exclusive behind-the-scenes animal encounters, you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet our amazing animals and learn all about them from our expert animal handlers.

Our knowledgeable guide will take you to where very few guests have the opportunity to go. You are guaranteed a day full of discovery, with up to ten hands-on animal experiences and two animal interactions that you will never forget. Travel in style via caddie with your own personal guide; they know where the action is! Be treated to VIP reserved seating in the world-famous Crocoseum during our Wildlife Warriors Show. When it’s time to sit back and relax, you will enjoy your delicious pre-selected meals at Australia Zoo’s very own Crikey Cafe.

Your personal guide will be on hand to capture every special moment of your incredible day. These memories will be yours to cherish forever with an elaborate photography package presented to you at the end of the day, along with an awesome VIP gift pack!”

This package is worth $7,000, and has been graciously donated by Teri Irwin and Wildlife Warriors.

Saving Wildlife is scheduled for July 9. In addition to this outstanding package, you’ll get a chance to meet the Animal Ambassadors who live here, enjoy local wines and brews during happy hour, enjoy live music and a delicious meal.

Your generosity will enable us to continue helping wildlife and educate our community to be stewards of the natural world.