There’s no denying that koalas are Australia’s cutest animal, and what child wouldn’t want to cuddle one? The main attractions are joined here by their compatriots – emus, kangaroos, echidnas, dingoes and wombats – plus there are ten acres of lush rainforest, eucalyptus groves and native gardens to explore. CityRail Pennant Hills then bus 632, 636. Open 9am-5pm daily. Admission $19; $9 reductions; free under-4s. Credit AmEx, DC, MC, V.