BECOME A FRIEND OF WARRAWONG AND HELP SAVE AUSTRALIAS ONLY MAINLAND PLATYPUS POPULATION
December 23, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsVisitors to Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary in the Adelaide Hills, are now able to become friends of warrawong. You not only save on walks through the sanctuary, eating at the cafe, and accomodation, but you also helping to safeguard the only mainland Platypus population in Australia. There are 3 memberships available (Bronze, Silver and Gold) and only starting at $50.00 per person.
Warrawong Sanctuary is located on Stock Road in Mylor in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills and provides visitors with a unique blend of wildlife conservation, tourism and education.
Warrawong was founded in 1969 by wildlife crusader Dr John Wamsely, joining a network of conservation facilities across Australia through his company Earth Sanctuaries, which was floated on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2000. Following years of significant financial losses, Warrawong was sold and changed hands several times prior to Mr Miller buying the freehold and leasehold.