Celebrations all round tonight as Oakvale Wildlife Park was awarded BRONZE and SILVER at the NSW Tourism Awards.


Published 20 Nov 2019

Celebrations all round tonight as Oakvale Wildlife Park was awarded BRONZE and SILVER at the NSW Tourism Awards.

Oakvale Wildlife Park proudly accepted the Bronze Award for Tourist Attractions and Silver for Excellence in Accessible Tourism tonight at the NSW Tourism Awards held at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.

Celebrating its 30th year in 2019, the NSW Tourism Awards attracted 146 entrants representing a diverse range of businesses from across New South Wales. Finalists across 26 categories are recognised for excellence in a range of tourism areas such as Tourist Attractions, Festivals and Events, Ecotourism, New Tourism Business, Destination Marketing, Accommodation and Excellence in Accessible Tourism.

The Tourism Awards provide tourism organisations and individuals the opportunity to gain an insight into their industry, their business, achieve recognition for their success and promote tourism within their region. One of the focus points of the awards is to develop quality tourism products and provide businesses the opportunity to benchmark their business with similar businesses in activity and size and can identify their own personal and professional development within the tourism industry.

Kent & Leanne Sansom, Owners of Oakvale Wildlife Park were excited to accept the award. “It is such an honour for Oakvale to be recognised by the industry with this award. Our team works very hard every day to ensure the business continues to improve and to deliver above and beyond our customers’ expectations. We look forward to celebrating with our staff this wonderful achievement” Kent & Leanne stated.

Oakvale Wildlife Park gets their guests up close and personal to See, Touch & Feel a variety of animals. Oakvale Wildlife Park has been family owned and operated since 1979, located in Port Stephens, just 2 hour's drive north of Sydney. Set on 25 acres, Oakvale features over 150 different species of animals including, koalas, kangaroos, wombats, quokkas, Tasmanian devils, snakes and lizards, plus many more!

Oakvale provides a full day of family-friendly fun and entertainment with superior customer service that is value-for-money. Guests have access to experiences, shows and attractions that are included in one entry fee in a relaxed, hands-on atmosphere.