The so-called wildlife at the park was not so wild -- it was practically domesticated. This was a rare opportunity to really meet the animals up close.
Dolphins that swam next to the beach:
Possums looked for handouts if you were out walking in the evening:
But most amazing were the 'roos. A large mob lived right in the resort and they were very used to people. So used to people that they came right up to you!
Here is Nik shaking hands with an adolescent kangaroo that came for a visit. The handshake was initiated by the kangaroo -- it grabbed Nik's hand! I think he was hoping to be invited in for a cuppa and some telly.
Ian trying to shoo a kangaroo momma out of our cabin. She came in Christmas morning while I was cooking pancakes:
My favorite was the cutest kangaroo toddler: