Australia Zoo in Australia

Australia Zoo


Owner1970: Bob und Lyn Irvin
?-2006: Steve Irvin
Opened for public1970
Last elephant left2013
Address Glass House Mountains Tourist Drive
Zip-code 4519
Place Beerwah
District Sunshine Coast district
Region northeastern Australia
Country Australia
Website Website


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Australia Zoo, located at Glass House Mountains Tourist Drive, in Beerwah, Queensland, Australia , opened for public in 1970. The last elephant left in 2013.

Living elephants

At the Australia Zoo lives 4 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Cristina
  2. Mega born 1999-07-19
  3. Raflesia born 2014-11-00
  4. Widya

Comments / pictures2003: Three Asian female elephants, Bimbo, Sabu and Siam, were on loan in the from Craig Bullen Circus, arriving 2003.

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Bimbo, Craig Bullen, Sabu, Stafford Bullen, Siam, Brenton Bullen.

Brenton Bullen lived at Australia Zoo with three of the elephants that he grew up with: Siam, Sabu and Bimbo.

2013: Two of the Bullen elephants died during 2013.

2019: The last Bullen elephant were relocated back to the Circus shortly afterwards, but died in 2019.

In december 2019 three female Sumatran elephants arrived from Taman Safari Indonesia II, in Prigen on Java; Cristina , Megawati, Raflesia, and Widya.

References for records about Australia Zoo

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Australia Zoo, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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