Markbuk Park, an Australiana and Wildlife attraction opened in November 1969. The park’s main exhibits were reptiles and particularly Big Mumma, an 85 year old crocodile measuring 14 feet in length. Marbuk Park was short lived closing in 1975. Billabong Zoo was established in 1986 as a Koala breeding centre and is now a major wildlife tourist attraction. It has a crocodile named Shrek.