Awards of the Australian Reptile Park

The Australian Reptile Park has a proud history of industry and public recognition over the years.

We are immensely proud of our accomplishments and our hard-working staff. It truly showcases just how much people enjoy coming to the Australian Reptile Park for the Best Family Fun Day Out!

 

2019

  • Regional Tourism Awards (Sydney Surrounds North) – Major Tourist Attraction – Gold Winner
  • Excellence in Business – Central Coast Business Awards – Winner
  • Young Employee of the Year – Central Coast Business Awards – Zac Bower, Venom Supervisor

2018

  • NSW Business of the Year – NSW Business Awards – Winner
  • Excellence in Business – NSW Business Awards – Winner
  • Regional Business of the Year – Central Coast Business Awards – Winner
  • Excellence in Business – Central Coast Business Awards – Winner
  • Outstanding Business Leader – Central Coast Business Awards – General Manager, Tim Faulkner
  • Young Employee of the Year – Central Coast Business Awards – Amanda Woodbine, Marketing Manager

2016

  • People’s Choice Award – NSW Tourism Awards – Gold Winner
  • Major Tourism Attraction – NSW Tourism Awards – Bronze Winner
  • Social Media Video of the Year – Tourism Australia – Winner (George the Wombat)
  • Australasian Zookeeper of the Year – Head of Reptiles
  • TripAdvisor Award for Excellence – Winner

2015

  • Australian Geographic Conservationist of the Year – General Manager, Tim Faulkner
  • Best Tourist Attraction – NSW Tourism Awards – Highly commended
  • TripAdvisor Award for Excellence – Winner

2014

  • Best Tourist Attraction – NSW Tourism Awards – Finalist
  • TripAdvisor Award for Excellence – Winner

2012

  • Zoo Aquarium Association Innovation Award – Winner

2010

  • Best Tourist Attraction – NSW Tourism Awards – Finalist

2008

  • Member of the Order of Australia – Park Director, John Weigel (AM) – For service to the conservation of reptile and amphibian species, to wildlife management, research and education, and to regional tourism in New South Wales.

2001

  • Best Significant Regional Tourism Attraction – NSW Tourism Awards – Finalist
  • Best Tourism Development Project – Winner
  • Significant Regional Attraction, NSW – Award of Distinction

2000

  • Best Significant Regional Tourism Attraction NSW Tourism Awards – Finalist
  • Significant Regional Attraction, NSW – Award of Distinction

1999

  • Best Significant Regional Tourist Attraction in Australia – Winner
  • Environmental Tourism, NSW – Award of Distinction
  • Best Significant Regional Tourism Attraction NSW Tourism Awards – Winner
  • Best Major Tourist Attraction on the Central Coast – Winner
  • Environmental Tourism on the Central Coast – Winner

1998

  • Award of the Decade for Tourism in NSW (1989-1998)
    Best Significant Regional Tourist Attraction in Australia – Winner
  • Best Major Tourist Attraction on the Central Coast – Winner
  • Environmental Tourism on the Central Coast – Winner
  • Central Coast’s Best Tourist Attraction – Winner

1997

  • Best Major Tourist Attraction on the Central Coast – Winner
  • Environmental Tourism on the Central Coast – Winner
Awards of the Australian Reptile Park